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Monday, October 21, 2019
7:30am to 7:50am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50am to 8:00am Welcome and Introduction

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD, FACEP and Joshua N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, FAAEM, FNCS

Keynote Presentation

8:00am to 8:45am The Neurological Exam

Martin A. Samuels, MD, DSc (hon), FAAN, MACP, FRCP, FANA

8:45am to 9:00am Q&A

Morning Sessions

9:00am to 9:45am Optimal Use of Neuroimaging to Answer Clinical Questions

William Copen, MD

9:45am to 10:15am Q&A and Case Presentations
10:15am to 10:45am Back Pain: Whom to Evaluate and When?

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD, FACEP

10:45am to 11:00am Q&A
11:00am to 11:15am Break

Refreshments provided

11:15am to 11:45am Imaging for Nontraumatic Spine Emergencies: What to Scan and How to Protocolize

William Copen, MD

11:45am to 12:00pm Q&A
12:00pm to 12:30pm Treatment of Nontraumaic Spinal Cord and Causa Equina Disorders: State-of-the-Art Approaches

Efstathios Papavassiliou, MD

12:30pm to 12:45pm Q&A
12:45pm to 1:45pm Break for lunch*

Your Choice of Breakouts

Track A: Acute ED and ICU Management -- Track B: Hospitalist/Outpatient Care

Each session includes 15 minutes of Q&A

1:45pm to 2:30pm A. Acute Subdural Hematoma

Efstathios Papavassiliou, MD

-OR-

B. Acute Weakness

Pushpa Narayanaswami, MD, FAAN

2:30pm to 3:15pm A. Acute Stroke Imaging

William Copen, MD

-OR-

B. Seizures, Status Epilepticus and Management

Francis W. Drislane, MD

3:15pm to 4:00pm A. Headache 101

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD, FACEP

-OR-

B. CNS Infections

Corey R. Fehnel, MD, MPH

4:00pm to 4:15pm Break

Refreshments provided

Case Discussions

4:15pm to 5:00pm Case Discussions: Neurology Consults in the ED

Erica Camargo Faye, MD, MMSc

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
7:30am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast

Keynote Presentation

8:00am to 8:45am Current and Future Management of Cerebral Aneurysms

Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD

8:45am to 9:00am Q&A

Morning Sessions

9:00am to 9:30am Updates for Diagnosing Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD, FACEP

9:30am to 9:45am Q&A
9:45am to 10:15am TIA Workup: What to Do and Where to Do It

Matthew S. Siket, MD

10:15am to 10:30am Q&A
10:30am to 10:45am Break

Refreshments provided

10:45am to 11:15am Updates on IV Thrombolytics: Current Evidence and Logistical Challenges

Joshua N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, FAAEM, FNCS

11:15am to 11:30am Q&A
11:30am to 12:00pm Updates on Endovascular Therapy: A New Age in Stroke

Thabele (Bay) Leslie-Mazwi, MD

12:00pm to 12:15pm Q&A
12:15pm to 1:00pm Break for lunch*

Your Choice of Breakouts

Track A: Acute ED and ICU Management -- Track B: Hospitalist/Outpatient Care

Each session includes 15 minutes of Q&A

1:00pm to 1:45pm A. Concussion: Early Diagnosis and Treatment

Rebekah Mannix, MD, MPH

-OR-

B. Inpatient Management of Stroke

Magdy H. Selim, MD, PhD

1:45pm to 2:30pm A. Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Joshua N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, FAAEM, FNCS

-OR-

B. Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets: What to Choose and When

Magdy H. Selim, MD, PhD

2:30pm to 3:15pm A. Updates in ICU Management of TBI

Brian L. Edlow, MD

-OR-

B. Arterial Dissections

MingMing Ning, MD, MMSc

3:15pm to 3:30pm Break

Refreshments provided

Afternoon Sessions

3:30pm to 4:00pm Diagnosis of Posterior Circulation Stroke: Real-Life Lessons from Real-Live Cases

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD, FACEP

4:00pm to 4:15pm Q&A
4:15pm to 5:00pm Case Discussions: Stroke Mimics and Chameleons

MingMing Ning, MD, MMSc

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
7:30am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast

Keynote Presentation

8:00am to 9:00am Altered Mental Status and Coma

David Greer, MD

9:00am to 9:15am Q&A

Morning Sessions

9:15am to 10:30am Diagnosing Dizziness: A New, Improved Paradigm

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD, FACEP

10:30am to 10:45am Q&A
10:45am to 11:00am Break

Refreshments provided

11:00am to 11:30am Functional (Psychogenic) Neurological Disorders and Malingering

David Perez, MD, MMSc

11:30am to 11:45am Q&A
11:45am to 12:15pm Acute Neurological Emergencies in Pregnant and Postpartum Patients

Andrea G. Edlow, MD, MSc

12:15pm to 12:30pm Q&A
12:30pm to 1:45pm Break for lunch*

Afternoon Sessions

1:45pm to 2:30pm The Eyes Have It: Practical Bedside Neuro-ophthalmology

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD, FACEP

2:30pm to 2:45pm Q&A
2:45pm to 3:00pm Break

Refreshments provided

3:00pm to 4:45pm Medicolegal Issues: Case Presentations of Real Closed Cases, with Panel Discussion and Debate

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD, FACEP, Joshua N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, FAAEM, FNCS, and Suzanne Duni Briggs, JD, RN, BSN
Course participants are invited to bring their own cases for discussion

4:45pm to 5:00pm Q&A and Wrap-Up

*There are many convenient and varied lunch options within a short walking distance of the course.