Description

Medicine is changing rapidly and the pace of change is even greater in Neurology. This conference will provide an annual update to primary care specialists who are the first contact for the patient with a neurological complaint. Tools for early recognition and updated guidelines for diagnosis and treatment will be presented and discussed. Newer technology and tools for a variety of neurological disorders and conditions will be shared. View Agenda.

Audience

This conference is ideal for primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and other interested healthcare professionals.

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Describe the role of monoclonal antibodies, “gepants” and onobotulinum toxin in people with medically refractory migraine.
  • Describe differential diagnosis and the latest information on pathophysiology of syncope as well as explain treatment options for syncope including new medications.
  • Define and distinguish minor cognitive impairment and dementia and discuss how to approach an elderly patient with memory complaints.
  • Discuss reversible causes of cognitive complaints and their workup and explain the efficacy of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments.

Keynote Address

Jon Hallberg, MD A Primary Care Provider’s Prospective on Neurological Disorders

Dr. Jon Hallberg is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota, where he is an award-winning physician and educator.

Mar 28

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Radisson Blu Mall of America

Radisson Blu Mall of America

44.8530212, -93.2421784

Radisson Blu Mall of America

2100 Killebrew Drive

Bloomington, MN 55425

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