April 17 and 18, 2009
The Peabody Hotel
Overview Amy L. McGregor, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of
Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Tennessee Health
This seminar has been designed to encompass state-of-the-art Science Center; Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
practices and trends in treating the pediatric neurology Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee
patient. Faculty who are both clinically and academically H. Lynn Magill, M.D., Professor of Radiology, University of
orientated will address relevant issues and provide valuable Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee
information and insight into situations commonly presented to Robin L. Morgan, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and
sub-specialists in pediatric neurology. This will be performed Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center,
using case-based learning and didactic lectures with time for Memphis, Tennessee
question and answers.
E. Brannon Morris, M.D., Assistant Member, St. Jude
Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
Educational Objectives Douglas R. Nordli, Jr., M.D., Director, Epilepsy Center;
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be Attending Physician, Neurology and Epilepsy Center; Lorna S.
able to: and James P. Langdon Chair of Pediatric Epilepsy; Associate
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Northwestern
• Recognize the clinical features of partial seizures in infancy University's Feinberg School of Medicine; Fellowship Program
and early childhood Director of Epilepsy, Northwestern McGaw Medical Center,
• Identify the long-term neurological outcomes of childhood Chicago, Illinois
leukemia Freedom F. Perkins, Jr., M.D., Assistant Professor, Department
of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Tennessee Health
• Identify children with inborn errors of metabolism and their
Science Center; Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
common EEG and epilepsy findings
Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee
• Review and discuss pediatric neurology case vignettes Namrata Shah, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and
• Describe new medical treatment modalities in pediatric Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center,
epilepsy Memphis, Tennessee
• Recognize how to monitor children for side-effects, when
using the new anti-epileptic drugs Faculty Disclosure
• Review and discuss pediatric neurology case MRI images All faculty participating in Continuing Medical Education
activities sponsored by Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare are
• Identify how to diagnose pediatric multiple sclerosis expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or
• Discuss the treatment of pediatric multiple sclerosis apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their
presentation(s). Full disclosure of faculty relationships will be
• Recognize the use of functional imaging in treating made at the activity. Faculty members are required to inform
pediatric brain tumors the audience when they are discussing off-label or unapproved
• Recognize the neurological causes of sleep disorders uses of devices or drugs. Devices or drugs that are still
undergoing clinical trials also should be identified as such and
should not be portrayed as standard, accepted therapy.
James W. Wheless, M.D., Professor and Chief of Pediatric
Neurology; Le Bonheur Chair in Pediatric Neurology; University
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is accredited by the
of Tennessee Health Science Center; Director, Le Bonheur
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to
Comprehensive Epilepsy Program and Neuroscience Institute,
provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center; Clinical Chief and
Director of Pediatric Neurology, St. Jude Children’s Research
Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee Credit
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare designates this educational
Faculty activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the
Frederick A. Boop, M.D., Chief, Surgical Services; Chief, extent of their participation in the activity.
Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Le Bonheur Children’s
Medical Center; Professor, Department of Neurosurgery,
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of
Medicine, Memphis, Tennesse
A limited number of scholarships for pediatric neurology
Dave F. Clarke, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of residents have been made available through unrestricted
Pediatrics and Neurology; University of Tennessee Health educational grants from our supporters. Scholarships cover
Science Center; Director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and the cost of tuition and housing. Candidates interested in
Diagnostics, Le Bonheur Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Le attending should send a letter from your program director
Bonheur Children’s Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee along with the registration form.
Program Program Registration
FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2009 GREATER MID-SOUTH PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY UPDATE
Moderator: Dr. James Wheless APRIL 17-18, 2009
2:00 – 2:10 p.m. Introduction & Welcome
Dr. James Wheless Name: ____________________________ Degree: __________
2:10 – 2:50 p.m. Clinical Semiology (with videos) of
Partial Seizures in Infancy and Early Address: ____________________________________________
Dr. Douglas Nordli City, State, Zip: ______________________________________
2:50 – 3:00 p.m. Question & Answer Session
3:00 – 3:50 p.m. Long Term Neurologic Outcomes of Phone: ( ) _________________ Fax: ( )______________
Dr. Brannon Morris Specialty: ________________________ SS#: ______________
3:50 - 4:00 p.m. Question & Answer Session (optional - last four digits for CME tracking only)
4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Break Email: ________________________________________
4:15 – 4:55 p.m. Neurology (MRI) Case Review: Images
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Drs. Amy McGregor & H. Lynn Magill
4:55 – 5:05 p.m. Question & Answer Session ■ Registrant and Guest will attend dinner on Friday (Number
5:05 – 5:45 p.m. Neurologic Causes of Sleep Disorders attending _________ )
Dr. Dave Clarke The registration fee is $95.00 per attendee.
6:30 p.m. Dinner On Line Registration: www.methodistmd.org
SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2009 Mail, fax or telephone your completed registration form to:
Continuing Medical Education
Moderator: Dr. Dave Clarke
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast 1325 Eastmoreland, Suite 372
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Interesting Pediatric Neurology Case Memphis, TN 38104-3499
Vignettes PHONE: (901) 516-8933
Drs. Robin Morgan & Fred Perkins FAX: (901) 516-8811
9:00 – 9:40 a.m. Epilepsy and EEG Findings in Inborn Method of Payment:
Errors of Metabolism
Dr. Douglas Nordli ■ Check for $___________ enclosed
9:40 – 9:50 a.m. Question & Answer Session (payable to Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare)
9:50 – 10:30 a.m. Neurosurgical Treatment of Brain ■ Credit Card: Charge $____________ to my:
Tumors: Incorporating Advanced ■ American Express ■ Discover ■ MasterCard
Dr. Frederick Boop
10:30 – 10:40 a.m. Question & Answer Session
Credit Card #: __________________________ CSC #: __________
10:40 – 10:55 a.m. Break
10:55 – 11:40 a.m. New Anti-Epileptic Drugs: Use and
Monitoring in Children Exp. Date:_________ Card Holder’s Name: ___________________
Dr. James Wheless
11:40 – 11:50 a.m. Question & Answer Session Signature: _____________________________________________
11:50 – 12:40 p.m. Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis: Evaluation (Card Holder Signature)
Dr. Namrata Shah Statement Address: ______________________________________
12:45 p.m. Adjourn
City, State, Zip: _________________________________________
Registration Fee after April 11th, 2009. Checks should be made payable to
The registration fee for the Greater Mid-South Pediatric Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. American Express, Discover,
Neurology Update conference is $95.00. Written or e-mail MasterCard and VISA payment is accepted. For further
confirmation of your registration will be sent upon receipt of information call 1-901-516-8933. Please note that Methodist
payment. Full refund will be given for cancellation notice in reserves the right to alter, reschedule, or cancel this program
writing before April 4th, 2009. Cancellations after that date should circumstances so dictate. Visit our web site at
will be assessed an administrative fee. No refunds will be given www.methodistmd.org.
Conference Site & Hotel The Gibson Beale Street Showcase is one of Memphis’
entertainment destinations. Get an up-close look at Gibson
guitars being crafted by hand while you watch. Then visit the
Accommodations Gibson Pure Shop to see a complete line of Gibson products.
You can also learn the story of the birth of America's most
Rooms at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Avenue, Memphis,
Tennessee, are being offered at $171.00. Participants influential music at the Smithsonian Rock 'n' Soul Museum
should contact the hotel directly at 800-732-2639 or which is located next to the Gibson factory.
901-529-4000 to make room reservations. Please advise Just south of Beale Street is the National Civil Rights
you are attending the Methodist Le Bonheur Update in Acute Museum, which is housed at the historic Lorraine Motel.
& Emergency Care Pediatrics program to receive the conference Here you can trace the history of the Civil Rights movement
rate. All rooms are subject to applicable taxes and a one-night including leaders Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
deposit is required at the time of reservation. Reservations
Founded in 1916, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is the
must be received by March 19, 2009. After that date,
oldest and largest fine arts museum in the state of Tennessee,
reservations will be taken on a space available basis and may
housing one of the most outstanding collections of fine art
revert to a higher rate. The hotel check-in begins at 4:00 p.m.
dating from antiquity to the present. Strengths of the
and checkout time is 11:00 a.m. Deposit is refundable if room
collection include Italian Renaissance and Baroque paintings
cancellation is made 72 hours prior to arrival. Parking for
and sculpture. Along with English portraits, European and
registered guests is $16.00 per day and a $5.00 additional
American paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, drawings,
charge for valet parking. Hourly rates apply to non-registered
watercolors, prints and photographs.
guests. These prices are current and subject to change. The
Peabody is a smoke-free hotel, including all guest rooms and You'll find there's always more to do at the Memphis Zoo!
public space. Venture into the world of over 3000 animal residents, as well
as keeper chats, animal shows, the Zoo Shop, Discovery Center,
Area Attractions and Rides. The newest exhibit, The Northwest Passage,
features polar and black bears, bald eagles, seals and sea
Located in the heart of the south, on one of the world’s lions. Don’t forget the zoo’s most famous bears on loan from
largest rivers, at the junction of two major interstates and China – YaYa and LeLe. With so much to see and do, it's
three state lines, Memphis has developed a culture distinct virtually unexplored territory! For more information visit
from other destinations. Memphis’ “Renaissance on www.memphiszoo.org.
the River” has an array of attractions: Stroll along the River Elvis Presley called Memphis home and recorded his first
Walk for a pleasant excursion and be transported to the birth song at Memphis Legendary Sun Studio in 1954. The King’s
of the Blues or the midst of the Civil Rights Movement. “castle,” Graceland, ranks as one of the most visited US
Memphis’ own brand of Southern hospitality makes us famous. residents and welcomes people from all over the world to visit.
Beale Street, the Home of the Blues, is known for its rich Come see the home of Elvis Presley and how the King of Rock
musical heritage. Beale Street offers several varieties of live and Roll lived. Daily tours include Elvis’s mansion, collection
music to choose from such as blues and rock and roll. Enjoy of automobiles and his private plane, the Lisa Marie. For more
the soulful sounds of the blues while dining on southern fare information visit www.memphistravel.com.
such as fried dill pickles and barbecued ribs.
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