Nov 20 - Nov 21
Fri - Sat

6th Annual Breakthroughs in Neurologic Therapies

Restoring Function to the Nervous System

Palace Hotel - San Francisco, CA

Statement of Need

This CME activity seeks to fulfill the educational needs of healthcare professionals who manage patients with neurologic conditions. The goal of the symposium is to address identified clinical challenges, to update practitioners on latest advances and best practices in the rapidly evolving field of neuroscience, and to assist practitioners in developing strategies to apply this knowledge to the diagnosis, treatment and/or referral of patients with neurologic diseases and disorders. Lectures with question and answer sessions, panels and case discussions will afford learners the opportunity to discuss practice dilemmas with the expert faculty.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians who specialize in primary care, neurology, interventional radiology, neurosurgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neuro-oncology, internal medicine, emergency medicine, family practice as well as nurses and allied health professionals who manage patients with neurologic diseases and disorders

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate and utilize current screening, diagnosis and/or management strategies for patients presenting with the following diseases and disorders in order to improve quality of care:
    • Dementia
    • Neuromuscular Disorders
    • Adult Spinal Deformity
    • Stroke 
    • Chronic Migraine/Headache 
    • Movement Disorders
    • Epilepsy 
    • Psychogenic Disorders
    • Head Trauma
  • Evaluate and treat patients with neurologic disorders using the most recent advances in:
    • Neuroradiology
    • Neuro-oncology
    • Neuroimmunology
  • Appropriately determine when patients should be referred for additional diagnostic and/or treatment of neurological disorders.

A Continuing Medical Education Conference

Presented by Stanford Health Care. Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Conference Contact

Associate Director, Strategic Events, Office of Development

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