C53 - Neurological Intensive Care III: Vascular Diseases

Event Time: Sunday April 22, 2018 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Neuro Trauma, Critical Care, and Sports Neurology, Neurohospitalist
Director(s): Lori Shutter MD, PT
Description: The practice of neurocritical care requires knowledge of brain pathophysiology and vascular diseases of the nervous system. The lectures in this session will provide in-depth reviews of essential topics for any neurologists caring for critically ill patients following acute ischemic and hemorrhagic intracranial events, including ischemic stroke, cerebral reperfusion, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebral sinus thrombosis This program complements C27: Neurological Intensive Care I: The Essentials, and C38: Neurological Intensive Care II: From the Brain to the Muscles, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to discuss the ICU care of ischemic stroke and reperfusion issues, address the medical management of subarachnoid patients, and identify the ICU needs of patients with intraparenchymal hemorrhagic lesions.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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