C139 - Neurologic Case Studies in Pregnancy

Event Time: Wednesday April 25, 2018 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): General Neurology
Director(s): Mary O'Neal MD
Description: This case-based course demonstrates how experts in the field approach headache, neurological emergencies, ethical decisions, and demyelinating disorders in pregnancy. Using cases, experts will discuss the differential diagnoses, imaging, and necessary tests to decide on optimal management. Presenters will summarize the key points for the case, as well as the most recent information regarding the disorder. Cases will illustrate neurologic emergencies, headache, and demyelinating disorders management in pregnancy. In addition, an approach to ethical dilemmas in pregnancy will be presented.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to understand the physiological changes in pregnancy which contribute to neurological emergencies; recommend safe imaging in pregnancy; understand the evaluation, management, and treatment of stroke, demyelinating disorders, and headache; and understand an approach to making ethical decisions during pregnancy and postpartum.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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