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C82 - Infections of the Nervous System II: Neuro-ID Emergencies

Event Time: Monday April 24, 2017 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): Infectious Disease
Director(s): Tracey Cho MD, FAAN
Description: Infections of the nervous system can present acutely and cause permanent neurologic disability or death. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can mitigate the morbidity and mortality of acute CNS infections. Faculty will focus on acute meningitis and encephalitis, with an emphasis on diagnosis and management of these relatively common infectious syndromes. Syndromic approach to diagnosis and case discussions with audience questions will be encouraged. This program complements C67: Infections of the Nervous System I: Diagnostic Testing of Neurological Infections and C96: Infections of the Nervous System III: Advanced Topics in Infectious Neurology, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to recognize, differentiate, and manage common acute infections of the nervous system.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Introduction Tracey Cho MD, FAAN 
1:05 PM - 1:55 PM Acute Meningitis Jennifer Lyons MD 
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM Encephalitis Arun Venkatesan MD, PhD 
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM 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.

Jennifer Lyons, MD Dr. Lyons has nothing to disclose.

Arun Venkatesan, MD, PhD Dr. Venkatesan has nothing to disclose.

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