C197 - Neurological Intensive Care III: Vascular Diseases

Event Time: Wednesday May 8, 2019 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 case-based program will provide updated information, new evidence-based recommendations, and practical management suggestions. Time will be allowed for discussions regarding patient management. This program complements Neurological Intensive Care I: The Essentials and Neurological Intensive Care III: Vascular Diseases, 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: Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Systems-Based Practice, Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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