C107 - Emergency Room Neuro-ophthalmology

Event Time: Monday May 6, 2019 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Neuro Trauma, Critical Care, and Sports Neurology, Neuro-ophthalmology/Neuro-otology, Neurohospitalist
Director(s): Heather Moss MD, PhD, FAAN
Description: In the patient with acute visual loss, diplopia, extra-eye movements, and pupil abnormalities, it is important to recognize certain entities as a timely diagnosis improves chances of a favorable outcome. Faculty will highlight such neuro-ophthalmic emergencies, focusing on evaluation and management. Didactic lectures, case examples, and open discussion with the faculty will provide the audience with both basic knowledge and updates on current controversies.
Completion Message: Participants should be familiar with the clinical features and initial management of neuro-ophthalmic conditions that present in the emergency department, including giant cell arteritis, pituitary apoplexy, aneurysmal third nerve palsy, cerebral venous thrombosis, arterial dissection, and brainstem ocular motor disorders.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Systems-based Practice

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