C206 - Neurologic Case Studies in Pregnancy I: Stroke and Headache

Event Time: Thursday April 27, 2017 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): General Neurology
Director(s): Mary O'Neal MD
Description: This case-based course demonstrates how experts in the field approach stroke and general neurologic problems in pregnancy. A case will be presented to one of the faculty members. The expert discussant will work through the case requesting imaging and necessary tests to decide on optimal management. The presenter will summarize the key points for the case, as well as the most recent information regarding the disorder. Cases will illustrate stroke and headache management in pregnancy. This program complements C219: Neurologic Case Studies in Pregnancy II: Epilepsy and Neuro-ophthalmology, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to understand the physiological changes in pregnancy which contribute to stroke; recommend safe imaging in pregnancy; understand the evaluation, management, and treatment of stroke; and understand and recommend safe options for treatment of headaches during pregnancy and postpartum.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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