Diagnosis and Pathophysiology of Brain Death

Des Moines, IA US
April 15, 2015

Neurosurgey grand rounds provides education on the most current neurosurgical and neurological updates in diagnostics, management, treatment and care of patients.

Target Audience

The program is intended for neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuropathologists, residents, medical students, nurses, ancillary staff and allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Diagnose brain death in adults.
  2. Diagnose brain death in pediatrics.
  3. Compare pathophysiology and physical exam of patient.
  4. Discuss additional tests for determining brain death.
  5. Identify the State of Iowa criteria for determining brain death.

Moderator

Robert Hirschl, MD
Neurosurgery, Mercy Medical Center

Biography

Presenter

Esmiralda Henderson, MD
Neurosurgery, Mercy Medical Center

Biography

Disclosure

Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. 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).

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 AOA Category 2-A CME credit(s).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
04/15/2015
Course expires: 
04/15/2015
Event starts: 
04/15/2015 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/15/2015 - 8:00am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
East Auditorium
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/15/2015
Course expires: 
04/15/2015

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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