C114 - The Global Burden of Neurologic Diseases

Event Time: Monday May 6, 2019 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Global Health
Director(s): Cumara O'Carroll MD
Description: This course will explore the neurological burden of disease in low-income settings in South Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, highlighting specific examples from Bhutan, Uganda, and Haiti. It will focus on practical issues and introduce experience-based solutions for neurologic care by non-neurologists, including stroke and epilepsy, in limited resource settings. Additionally, it will familiarize our colleagues in neurology with the educational efforts and research contributions by US-based neurologists in these particular regions.
Completion Message: Participants should be familiar with common neurological conditions and challenges facing health care providers in Bhutan, Uganda, and Haiti, as well as practical and innovative solutions such as smartphone-based EEG and how to manage stroke without CT.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement

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