This program will provide participants a wide range of knowledge regarding the evaluation, recognition, and treatment – emergent, acute, and chronic -- of many of the most common diagnoses, injuries, illnesses, etc. that are commonly seen within the Neuroscience sub-specialties of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Neuro Critical Care.
By the end of this conference, the participant should be able to:
- Be informed of the most current, clinical approach to initial/acute evaluation, recognition, and treatment of a number of common diagnoses/conditions within the Neurosciences including: Stroke, Back/Neck pain, Movement Disorders, Traumatic Brain injury & Concussion, Epilepsy, Cognitive Disorders, Myelomeningocele, and spinal deformities among others.
- Be informed of the many facets of post-acute, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative management of patients with neurologic disorders or illness.
- Be informed of new technologies and strategies currently utilized in both the emergent/acute management of patients seen within the neurosciences specialties -- as well as their incorporation into the long-term, chronic management of these patients.
- Be informed of the common criteria for surgical vs. non-surgical consultation/management of common diagnoses within the Neurosciences.
- Be informed of the current research studies underway at Ochsner in the Neurosciences.
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
Brimming with style but grounded in substance, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is a premier downtown New Orleans destination. Located on Canal Street, our hotel is steps from the buzz of the French Quarter while offering seamless access to notable NOLA points of interest like the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Smoothie King Center. Relax in our refined guest rooms and suites, which boast plush bedding, spacious work areas, modern technology and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the French Quarter and the Mississippi River. Make a splash in our charming rooftop pool or reboot in our Sheraton Fitness Center. For those craving authentic New Orleans cuisine, Roux Bistro fits the bill with creative Cajun cuisine, while Pelican Bar is ground-zero for colorful cocktails. A leading meeting and events destination in downtown New Orleans, our hotel features 105,000 square feet of venue space, including several expansive ballroom spaces.
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The Ochsner Clinic Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Ochsner Clinic Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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