C20 - Neurologic Complications of Medical and Surgical Therapies

Event Time: Saturday April 22, 2017 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Topic(s): General Neurology
Director(s): Sara Hocker MD
Description: Neurologic complications of medical and surgical therapies frequently are major sources of morbidity for patients admitted to the hospital. Drug therapies, critical care, and cardiac surgeries and procedures in particular are major sources of neurologic complications. Faculty will review specific neurologic complications of drug therapies, intensive care, and cardiac surgeries and procedures. This program complements C13: Neurologic Complications of Medical Disease, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to identify neurologic syndromes resulting from commonly used drugs; recognize neurologic syndromes commonly associated with intensive care; and have an approach to the evaluation of altered mental status, abnormal movements, or focal deficits following cardiac surgeries or procedures.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

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