Iowa Neurological Association Annual Meeting

Iowa City, IA US
October 26, 2019
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Target Audience

Healthcare professionals who work in neurology. 

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

  • Explore issues relating to advancing mind and brain health care across the region.
  • Appreciate the advantages linking community members, practitioners, and researchers to build regional platforms for recruiting potential research subjects with neurological disorders.
  • Describe the outcomes of a multi-specialty, multi-disciplinary, quality improvement project to improve care and team communication.
  • Review the accuracy of different commercially available software in automatic seizure detection.

Agenda

8:15 amRegistration
9 amWelcome 
9:15 am

Movement Disorders and DBS: Patient Selection, Programming and Ongoing Research Projects

Christopher Groth, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

  • Discuss the role of patient selection.
  • Discuss the ongoing research projects.
  • Discuss the diagnostic difficulties and treatment of movement disorders and DBS.

Introduction to Neuroanatomy

Justin Sipla, PhD
Associate of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

  • Describe the basic organization of the human central nervous system.
  • Explain how blood is supplied to major regions.
  • Discuss the anatomical underpinnings of the neurological exam.
10:30 amBreak
10:45 am

DBS on Movement Disorders Patients

Jeremy Greenlee, MD
Arnold H. Menezes Chair in Neurosurgery; Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine    

  • Introduce concepts of DBS.    
  • Discuss how to assess degree of well-being in movement disorders patients.    
  • Identify how to maximize treatment for DBS and movement disorders patients.

Neuro Imaging:  Neuro-Radiologists

Harold Adams, MD
Professor of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

This lecture focuses on the interpretation of CT and MRI aimed at APP working in a neurologic practice.

  • Present some basic principles for imaging of the brain.
  • Discuss the two most common techniques: Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Review some representative anatomic correlations and some examples of abnormal imaging studies.
11:45 amLunch
1 pm

Deep Brain Stimulation in Epilepsy

Gena Ghearing, MD
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program; Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

  • Discuss recommendations for performing deep brain stimulation.    
  • Explain how to diagnose epilepsy.    
  • Explore to the management of epilepsy.
2 pmBreak
2:15 pm

Automated Seizure Detection Accuracy for Ambulatory EEG Recordings

Karina Gonzalez Otarula, MD
University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

  • Review the accuracy of different commercially available software in automatic seizure detection.    
  • Discuss which seizure patterns are more likely to be detected and which would be likely missed.    
  • Discuss the importance of experienced EEG readers in seizure detection.
2:45 pm

Updates on Immune-Mediated Myelopathy

Lama Abdel Wahed, MD
University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

  • Systematically approach immune-mediated myelopathies, focusing on the unique characteristics of each that may aid in diagnosis.    
  • State the importance of prompt recognition of etiologies of myelopathies so a specific targeted therapy can be implemented for optimal outcomes.
3:15 pmAdjourn

DISCLOSURES

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

  • Harold Adams, MD, Speaker
  • Eddie Clemons, DO, Planning Committee Member
  • Michelle Dekker, Planning Committee Member
  • Anil Dhuna, MD, FAAN, FAASM, Planning Committee Member
  • Gena Ghearing, MD, Speaker
  • Jeremy Greenlee, MD, Speaker
  • Karina Gonzalez Otarula, MD, Speaker
  • Christopher Groth, MD, Speaker
  • Keith Kohout, DO, Planning Committee Member
  • Autumn McGill, Activity Director and Planning Committee Member
  • David Moore, MD, Planning Committee Member
  • Rodney Short, MD, Planning Committee Member
  • Justin Sipla, PhD, Speaker

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

  • Lama Abdel Wahed, MD, Speaker - No financial relationships to disclose but does intend to discuss off-label uses of commercial products/devices.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 AOA Category 2­A
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 4.25 IBON
  • 4.25 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
10/26/2019
Course expires: 
10/26/2019
Event starts: 
10/26/2019 - 9:15am
Event ends: 
10/26/2019 - 3:15pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
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Iowa City, IA 52240
United States

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 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim 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 4.25 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 4.25 continuing education contact hour(s). Nurses must attend the entire session to receive credit. Partial session credit is prohibited and will be forfeited. 
  • Other Healthcare Professionals: This live activity is designated for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

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

  • 4.25 AOA Category 2­A
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 4.25 IBON
  • 4.25 CE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/26/2019
Course expires: 
10/26/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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