C30 - Neurologic Complications of Medical and Surgical Therapies

Event Time: Saturday May 4, 2019 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Topic(s): General Neurology
Director(s): Sara Hocker MD, FAAN
Description: Neurologic complications of medical and surgical therapies frequently are major sources of morbidity for patients admitted to the hospital. Drug therapies, critical care, and cardiac surgeries and procedures in particular are major sources of neurologic complications. Faculty will review specific neurologic complications of drug therapies, intensive care, and cardiac or aortic surgeries and procedures.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to identify neurologic syndromes resulting from commonly used drugs; recognize neurologic syndromes commonly associated with intensive care; and have an approach to the evaluation of altered mental status, abnormal movements, or focal deficits following cardiac surgeries or procedures.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Systems-based Practice

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