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Updates in Neurology

  1. 1. AGENDA 7:00-8:00 Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY 8:00- 8:15 PRESENTS Introduction: Speaker: Alan Berger, MD 8:15-9:05 Updates in Stroke: Speaker: Nader Antonios, MD, MPH 9:05-9:55 Forensic Medicine: Neurology Speaker: E. Tannahill Glen, PsyD 9:55-10:10 Break & Exhibits 10:10-11:00 Parkinson’s Disease: Speaker: Zhiago Huang, MD, PhD 11:00-11:50 For General Neurologists, Primary Care Multiple Sclerosis: Evolving Treatment Paradigms Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Speaker: Scott Silliman, MD Practitioners, and Neurology Nurses 11:50-12:40 Epilepsy: Updates in Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Saturday, March 6, 2010 The Omni Jacksonville Hotel Speaker: Ramon Bautista, MD 245 Water Street 12:40-1:30 Lunch & Exhibits Jacksonville, FL 32202 1:30-2:20 904-791-4835 Clinical Sleep Medicine: Approach to the Sleep Disordered Patient  Review of challenging topics in the care of neurology patients Speaker: John DeCerce, MD  Provided by University of Florida 2:20-3:10 College of Medicine Jacksonville Neck and Back Pain: Faculty Speaker: Kenneth Hentschel, DO, PhD  Neurologists from a National Association of Epilepsy Centers 3:10-4:00 certified level 4 Epilepsy Center, Diabetic Neuropathy: JCAHO certified Stroke Center of Speaker: Michael Pulley, MD, PhD Excellence, Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Centers & National 4:00-4:50 Multiple Sclerosis Society certified Chronic Daily Head Ache: Comprehensive MS Center, Speaker: Edward Urban, MD Neuropathy Association Designated Neuropathy Center 4:50-5:00 Q&A and closing remarks Online Brochure and Registration available at http://cme.ufl.edu For Program Information, contact: Jessica Peters, RN Phone: 904-244-9970; Fax: 904-244-9493 Email: jessica.peters@jax.ufl.edu For Registration Information, contact: University of Florida CME Office Phone: 352-733-0064; Fax: 352-733-0007; Email: docom-cmemail@hsc.ufl.edu
  2. 2. WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND OBJECTIVES Neurologic conditions constitute a significant proportion of After attending, participants should be able to: primary care medicine. Updates in Neurology will provide an  Identify patients who are candidates for first and second opportunity for general neurologists and primary care tier immune modifying drugs for treatment of MS. physicians to learn about the numerous advancements that  Compare disease modifying agents that are currently have been made in the past few years. This will improve the being evaluated in clinical trials for treatment of MS. outcomes of neurologic patients seen in the primary care  Discuss the scope of diabetic neuropathy in the United setting. States. There will be opportunities to submit written or oral questions  Identify treatment options for and ancillary laboratory on each subject for a Q&A session. testing used in patients with diabetic neuropathy.  Examine current treatment and management strategies on Parkinson’s disease. GENERAL INFORMATION  Identify management and treatment options for acute ischemic stroke, and the role of penumbra. Accommodations for Disabilities or Dietary Requests:  Evaluate the latest updates in pharmacologic therapy and Please notify Jessica Peters a minimum of ten working days other new treatment strategies (i.e. DBS) for epilepsy and prior to the conference so that adequate consideration may seizure disorders. be given to your request, at 904-244-9970 or by email to  Identify the epidemiology of sleep disorders. jessica.peters@jax.ufl.edu.  Assess the signs and symptoms of disordered sleep.  Identify causes of and treatments for neck and back pain. Refunds and Cancellations:  Determine potential conflicts of interest in and the Refunds: A partial refund, less a $25 processing fee, will be differences between regular clinic referrals and issued for written cancellations postmarked by 2/6/10; no forensic/IME cases in terms of consent, privilege, refunds will be given after 2/6/10 but substitutions, with confidentiality and release of records. prior notification, are permitted.  Discuss the differences between capacity and competency. Cancellations: Fax cancellation notice to UF CME Office, 352- 733-0007, mail to UF CME Office, PO Box 100233, Gainesville, FL 32610-0233, or send e-mail to FACULTY (CONTINUED) docom-cmemail@hsc.ufl.edu. In the unlikely event the program is cancelled, the Kenneth Hentschel, DO, PhD University’s responsibility is limited to a full refund of Associate Professor, Department of Neurology registration fees. Associate Program Director, Neurology Residency FACULTY Michael Pulley, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Neurology DEPARTMENT CHAIR Clerkship Director, Neurophysiology Program Alan Berger, MD Professor, Department of Neurology Scott Silliman, MD Assistant Dean, Research Affairs Associate Professor, Department of Neurology Program Director, Neurology Residency Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship COURSE DIRECTOR Director, Comprehensive MS Center Ramon Bautista, MD, MBA Associate Professor, Department of Neurology Edward Urban, MD Clerkship Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology Clerkship Director, Neurology Residency Program SPEAKERS John DeCerce, MD E. Tannahill Glen, PsyD Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology Clerkship Director, Neuropsychology Program Co-Director, Accredited Sleep Disorders Center Zhigao Huang, MD, PhD Nader Antonios, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology Clerkship Director, Comprehensive Parkinson’s Clerkship Director, Comprehensive Stroke Program and Movement Disorders Program
  3. 3. Updates in Neurology The Omni Jacksonville Hotel 245 Water Street Jacksonville, FL 32202 904-355-6664 March 6, 2010 REGISTER ONLINE – It’s fast, safe and convenient. To register with your Visa, MasterCard, or American Express, please visit our secure, online registration website: http://cme.ufl.edu To pay by check, register online and then mail registration form and payment, payable to University of Florida, to: UF CME OFFICE, PO BOX 100233, GAINESVILLE, FL 32610-0233 OR, complete the registration form below: NAME: ______________________________________________________________ FIRST NAME FOR BADGE, IF DIFFERENT FROM ABOVE: __________________________________ DEGREE/CREDENTIALS: ___________________________________________________________ STREET ADDRESS: ________________________________________________________________ CITY, STATE, ZIP: _________________________________________________________________ PHONE: ____________________________________FAX: ________________________________ E-MAIL: ________________________________________________________________________ Mark accreditation desired: CME Mark appropriate box: Registered by 2/6/10 Physician $100 ADD $35 TO FEES FOR ARNP/PA $75 REGISTRATIONS POSTMARKED AFTER 2/6/2010 RN/Resident*/Fellow* $25 *Letter from Department verifying status is required. Please list total amount included: $_______. Fees include refreshments, light breakfast and lunch, course materials, and accreditation. Note: Information on Refunds and Cancellations are listed on page 2. ACCREDITATION/CREDITS Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  4. 4. Join your colleagues at The Omni Jacksonville Hotel for an informative and enjoyable educational activity on Saturday, March 6, 2010. Neurology specialists will provide up-to-date, practical applications of the latest scientific guidelines and effective management strategies for patients with different neurological disorders. LOCATION: The Omni Jacksonville Hotel is located in downtown Jacksonville, approximately 20 minutes south of the Jacksonville Airport. Hotel information and driving directions are available online at http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/Jacksonville/ DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY MapAndDirections.aspx , or by phone at 904-355-6664. PRESENTS Updates in LODGING: Rooms are available at The Omni Jacksonville Hotel, currently at a rate of $179.00 plus tax for a standard room with two queen beds. Space is limited, and reservations should be made as soon as possible as there is no room block available. Neurology Call the hotel at 904-355-6664. EARLY REGISTRATION: Register online at http://cme.ufl.edu by 2/6/10. For registration information, call the UF CME Office at 352-733-0064, or send email to docomcmemail@hsc.ufl.edu The Omni Jacksonville Hotel Saturday, March 6, 2010 245 Water Street Jacksonville, FL 32202 904-791-4835 UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DIVISION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION NONPROFIT ORG PO BOX 100233 U.S.POSTAGE 1329 SW 16TH ST PAID GAINESVILLE FL 32608 JACKSONVILLE FL PERMIT NO. REGISTER NOW Updates in Neurology Hosted by UF College of Medicine Jacksonville Department of Neurology Saturday, March 6, 2010 http://cme.ufl.edu