C79 - Differential Diagnosis of Neurologic Infections

Event Time: Monday May 6, 2019 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Infectious Disease, Neurohospitalist, Autoimmune Neurology
Director(s): Michael Wilson MD, FAAN
Description: Differential diagnosis of patients with possible neurologic infections will be presented and will include discussion of diagnostic considerations, imaging, cerebrospinal fluid interpretation, PCR testing and other microbiologic tests, as well as mimicking disorders. A combination of didactics and case-based approach will be used to highlight diagnostic approach to encephalitis, meningitis, and myelitis.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to improve their ability to form a more precise differential diagnosis of possible neurologic infections, and to recognize specific laboratory tests and imaging findings that can guide the differential diagnosis accordingly.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Systems-Based Practice

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