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C72 - Gender-specific Care for Neurological Disorders

Event Time: Monday April 24, 2017 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): General Neurology
Director(s): Jennifer Graves MD, PhD
Description: Neurologic disease may have different manifestations in men and women. Reproductive considerations may further impact therapeutic choices. In this course, we will highlight key considerations in gender-based care for neurologic diseases in both didactic and case-based presentations.
Completion Message: Participants should be familiar with the most common known gender-based considerations in neurologic disease evaluation and treatment. While updates in sex-based research will be included, the course will be focused on pragmatic clinical approaches and recommendations.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
7:00 AM - 7:10 AM Introduction Jennifer Graves MD, PhD 
7:10 AM - 7:40 AM Gender-based Care Considerations in Multiple Sclerosis Jennifer Graves MD, PhD 
7:40 AM - 8:10 AM Neuroendocrine Considerations in the Treatment of Men and Women with Epilepsy Cynthia Harden MD 
8:10 AM - 8:40 AM Gender-based Care in Neurovascular Diseases Vineeta Singh MD, FAAN 
8:40 AM - 9:00 AM Questions and Answers Faculty 

Disclosures

Speaker Disclosure
Jennifer Graves, MD, PhD Dr. Graves has received personal compensation for consulting, serving on a scientific advisory board, speaking, or other activities with Biogen. Dr. Graves has received research support from Biogen, Genentech.

Cynthia L. Harden, MD royalites from Wiley and Up-to-date.

Vineeta Singh, MD, FAAN Dr. Singh has nothing to disclose.

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