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C159 - Neurological Intensive Care II: From the Brain to the Muscles

Event Time: Wednesday April 26, 2017 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): Neuro Trauma, Critical Care, and Sports Neurology
Director(s): Alejandro Rabinstein MD, FAAN
Description: Neurologists working in the ICU can confront a great variety of acute diagnoses. The practice of neurocritical care demands wide knowledge on acute neurological conditions affecting the central and peripheral nervous system. This seminar will review updated and practical concepts on traumatic brain injury, neuromuscular respiratory failure, and refractory status epilepticus. This program complements C150: Neurological Intensive Care: The Essentials and C174: Neurological Intensive Care III: Vascular Diseases, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to identify the main secondary insults in patients with traumatic brain injury, recognize the signs of impending respiratory failure in acute neuromuscular patients, and discuss the most effective treatments for the control of refractory status epilepticus.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Introduction Alejandro Rabinstein MD, FAAN 
1:05 PM - 1:40 PM Traumatic Brain Injury: Acute Management and Prognosis Kristine O'Phelan MD 
1:40 PM - 2:15 PM Neuromuscular Respiratory Failure Alejandro Rabinstein MD, FAAN 
2:15 PM - 2:50 PM Refractory and Super-refractory Status Epilepticus Jan Claassen MD, PhD 
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM Questions and Answers Faculty 


Speaker Disclosure
Jan Claassen, MD, PhD Dr. Claassen has received personal compensation for activities with JSMF Foundation. Dr. Claassen has received personal compensation for activities with ActelionTM and SAGE pharmaceutical as an advisory board member.

Kristine H. O'Phelan, MD Dr. O'Phelan has nothing to disclose.

Alejandro A. Rabinstein, MD, FAAN Dr. Rabinstein has nothing to disclose.

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