C32 - Emergency Room Neuro-ophthalmology

Event Time: Sunday April 23, 2017 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Neuro Trauma, Critical Care, and Sports Neurology, Neuro-ophthalmology/Neuro-otology
Director(s): Heather Moss MD, PhD, FAAN
Description: In the patient with acute visual loss, diplopia, and extra-eye movements, it is important to recognize certain entities as a timely diagnosis improves chances of a favorable outcome. Faculty will highlight such neuro-ophthalmic emergencies, focusing on examination techniques, evaluation, and management. Didactic lectures, case examples, and open discussion with the faculty will provide participants with both basic knowledge and updates on current controversies.
Completion Message: Participants should be familiar with the clinical features and initial management of neuro-ophthalmic conditions that present in the emergency department, including giant cell arteritis, pituitary apoplexy, aneurysmal third nerve palsy, cerebral venous thrombosis, arterial dissection, and brainstem ocular motor disorders.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

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