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C67 - Infections of the Nervous System I: Diagnostic Testing of Neurological Infections

Event Time: Monday April 24, 2017 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Infectious Disease
Director(s): Tracey Cho MD, FAAN
Description: This program will provide an overview of the laboratory and imaging studies available for timely and accurate diagnosis of a range of infections of the nervous system. Faculty will provide updates on the appropriate use of currently available tests, including sensitivity and specificity, as well as comment on emerging diagnostic modalities. Case discussions with audience questions will be encouraged. This program complements C82: Infections of the Nervous System II: Neuro-ID Emergencies and C96: Infections of the Nervous System III: Advanced Topics in Infectious Neurology, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to effectively order and interpret laboratory and imaging studies for timely and accurate diagnosis of infections of the nervous system.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
7:00 AM - 7:05 AM Introduction Tracey Cho MD, FAAN 
7:05 AM - 7:55 AM Diagnostic Laboratory Testing for CNS Infections Michael Wilson MD 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM Diagnostic Imaging for CNS Infections Tracey Cho MD, FAAN 
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Questions and Answers Faculty 

Disclosures

Speaker Disclosure
Tracey Cho, MD, FAAN Dr. Cho has received personal compensation for consulting, serving on a scientific advisory board, speaking, or other activities with Optum.

Michael R. Wilson, MD Merck, invited speaker.

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