Oct 27 - Oct 28
2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fri - Sat

8th Annual Breakthroughs in Neurologic Therapies: Restoring Function to the Nervous System

Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA

The Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine invites you to save the date for this upcoming program. 

A Continuing Medical Education Activity

Presented by the Department of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine


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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate and utilize current screening, diagnosis and/or management strategies to improve the quality of care for their patients presenting with neurological diseases and disorders including (but not limited to): dementia, neuromuscular and spine disorders, immune-mediated neurological diseases, stroke, movement disorders, epilepsy, head trauma, migraine, Central Nervous System (CNS) and Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)disorders.
  • Incorporate new advancements and the appropriate use of available technologies into their practice for neuro interventional treatment and management of stroke.
  • Describe the latest available treatment options (both medical and surgical) for the patient with movement disorders.
  • Discuss the latest updates in the diagnosis and treatment of Central Nervous System (CNS) demyelinating diseases to include disease-modifying therapy options which have recently been approved.
  • Explain the benefits of recent advances made in the manner in which concussions and seizure disorders are classified. 
  • Examine new findings related to the medical management of migraines and the surgical management of pain.
  • Appropriately determine when patients should be referred for additional diagnostic and/or treatment of neurological disorders.

 



Conference Team

Ginny Jacobs

CME Conference Manager (Interim) 
(650) 736-1896
ginnyj@stanford.edu

Dianna Ziehm

CME Conference Coordinator
(650) 724-7166
dziehm@stanford.edu