Iowa Neurological Association Annual Meeting

Iowa City, IA US
September 29, 2018
Registration


There is no cost to attend. Click here to register. 

If you have questions, please contact Michelle Decker at MDekker@iowamedical.org or 515-421-4778. 
 

Target Audience

Open to all interested health professionals. 

Purpose

Neurologists need to have and understand current delivery methods and treatment options for their patients. This conference will increase the knowledge of learners in multiple disease factors and delivery methods to improve the quality of care being given to their patients. 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss how telemedicine technology may be use in the neurological practice.
  • Explore issues related to advancing mind and brain health care across the region.
  • Illustrate how to build an internet-based registry and database (RdB)
  • Apply outreach, tracking, and evaluation approaches to partner with key practice sites to develop a RBRN (e.g., for Alzheimer’s Disease)
  • Discuss issues related to data specification alignment, creation of software and informatics infrastructure to support registry toolsets, and informatics networks integration with additional health data applications, EHR platforms and biorepositories.
  • Appreciate the advantages linking community members, practitioners, and researchers to build regional platforms for recruiting potential research subjects with neurological disorders.
  • Explore the use of CGRP Antagonists in the managing patients with migraines.
  • Outline the current American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.
  • Discuss the challenges of treating neurological patients infected with HIV and other infectious diseases.
  • Describe the outcomes of a multi-specialty, multi-disciplinary, quality improvement project to improve stroke care and team communication.
  • Discuss two case studies of anti-MOG associated demyelination with different clinical presentations.
  • Review literature regarding anti-MOG and its treatment.

Agenda

7 amRegistration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits
8 am 

Telemedicine in Neurology
Sarah Song, MD

9:15 am

Practice Based Research Networks for Clinical and Translational Research
Matthew Rizzo, MD

10:15 amBreak
10:30 am

CGRP Inhibitors for Migraine: Giant Leap or Step Forward
Lynn Rankin, MD

11:30 amLunch and Business Meeting
12:30 pm

ABPN Current MOC Programs
Laurie Gutmann, MD

1:30 pmBreak
1:40 pm

Viruses and Fungi and Prions, Oh, My! Infectious Disease for the Neurologist
Ellen Kitchell, MD

2:40 pmBreak
2:50 pm

Resident Lecture: Acute Stroke Action Plan - A Joint Quality Improvement Project with UIHC ED
Annaliese Bosco, MD
Matthew Negaard, MD

3:20 pm

Resident Lecture: Anti- Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein (MOG) Associated Demyelination
Neda Zarghami Esfahani, MD

3:50 pmAdjourn

DISCLOSURES

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have no conflict of interests with commercial interest companies to disclose.

  • Michelle Decker, Planning Committee Member and Activity Director
  • Laurie Gutmann, MD, Speaker
  • Autum McGill, Planning Committee Member
  • Matthew Rizzo, MD, Speaker

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have a conflict of interest with commercial interests to disclose.

  • Lynn Rankin, MD, Speaker - Principal investigator for Amgen and Alder phase 3 studies and on the speaker's bureau for Amgen. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AOA Category 2­A
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 6.25 IBON
  • 6.25 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
09/29/2018
Course expires: 
09/29/2018
Event starts: 
09/29/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/29/2018 - 3:50pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
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Continuing Education Credit

  • MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the Iowa Neurological Association. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 6.25 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 6.25 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
  • Other Health Professional: This live activity is designated for 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Educational Grants

No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

Disclosure

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AOA Category 2­A
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 6.25 IBON
  • 6.25 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/29/2018
Course expires: 
09/29/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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There is no cost to attend. Click here to register. 

If you have questions, please contact Michelle Decker at MDekker@iowamedical.org or 515-421-4778.