Events

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    May 12 2017 - 8:00am

    C. Bree Johnston, MD, MPH, FACP

    Professor, Department of Medicine
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

     

    Difficult Conversations: Responding to the family or patient who requests non-beneficial treatment.


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Discuss communication strategies that can assist health care providers in communicating effectively with patients and families.
    2.  Incorporate at least one new strategy into your own communication toolbox.
    3.  Discuss the suggested "6 step" approach to dealing with patients and families who request non-beneficial treatments and/or who are hoping for a miracle.

    CME Credit Provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    May 5 2017 - 8:00am

    Sheri Palejwala, MD

    Chief Resident, Neurosurgery
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
    Fellow, Cerebrovascular and Minimally-Invasive Neurosurgery
    Barrow Neurological Institute - Phoenix

     

    Contemporary Techniques in Skull Base and Minimally-Invasive Neurosurgery


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Identify modern, minimal, and endoscopic approaches to the skull base.
    2.  Recognize minimally-invasive approaches to intracranial pathology.
    3.  Elucidate the application of endoscopic and minimally-invasive approaches.

    CME Credit Provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Apr 28 2017 - 8:00am

    Seenaiah Byreddy, MD

    PGY-4 Resident
    Department of Neurology
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

     

    Management of Multiple Sclerosis


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Become more familiar with MS treatment options.
    2.  Learn the risk of developing PML with Natalizumab treatment.
    3.  Learn the role of vitamin D in MS care.

    CME Credit Provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Apr 21 2017 - 8:00am

    Lalitha Madhavan, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Molecular Cellular Biology
    Member, Evelyn F McKnight Brain Institute and Bio5 Institute
    Neuroscience Physiology, and MCB Graduate Programs
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

     

    What can skin fibroblasts tell us about Parkinson's disease?


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Understand current concepts on biological mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease.
    2.  Understand advantages and limitations of available Parkinson's disease research models.
    3.  Understand the potential utility of peripheral cells in developing biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease.

    CME Credit Provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    NO LIVE VIDEO STREAMING THIS WEEK!

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Apr 14 2017 - 8:00am

    Munazza Sophie, MD

    Epilepsy Fellow
    Department of Neurology
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

     

    Pregnancy in Epilepsy: Issues & Management


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Have increased understanding of the issues faced by women with epilepsy (WWE) regarding pregnancy.
    2.  Have increased understanding of the risks associated with antiepileptic drug use during pregnancy in offspring of WWE.
    3.  Have increased understanding of how to manage epilepsy during pregnancy.

    CME Credit Provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv.

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Apr 7 2017 - 8:00am

    David J. Langer, MD

    Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
    Lenox Hill Hospital
    Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology
    Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

     

    Cerebral Bypass Surgery in the Era of COSS and Pipeline


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Understand the importance of the clinical trial on cerebral bypass.
    2.  Understand the importance that technology has had on cerebral bypass.
    3.  Understand current indications for EC-IC bypass.

    CME Credit provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv.

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds -Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery ONLY
    Mar 31 2017 - 8:00am

    M&M Conference - This conference is closed except to members of the Department of Neurology and the Division of Neurosurgery!

     
    *** SORRY, NO OUTSIDE GUESTS ALLOWED AT THIS EVENT! ***

    CME Credit provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    Series Learning Objectives:

    1) Be better able to use modern technology to diagnose neurological disorders.
    2) Identify and manage complications of treatments.
    3) Use evidence based practices in the care of neurological patients.

    NO LIVE VIDEO STREAMING THIS WEEK!

    Please contact Larna J. Morton lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Mar 24 2017 - 8:00am

    Jeremy M. Shefner, M.D., Ph.D., FAAN

    Kemper and Ethel Marley Professor and Chair of Neurology
    Senior Vice President Barrow Neurological Institute
    Executive Chair of Neurology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix

     

    ALS Clinical Research Update


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Have increased understanding of therapeutic targets in ALS.
    2.  Have increased understanding of the need for improved pharmacodynamics targets in ALS.
    3.  Have increased understanding of the utility and limitations of current outcome measures in ALS.

    CME Credit provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv.

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Mar 17 2017 - 8:00am

    Jennifer Tay, MD

    Neurophysiology Fellow
    Department of Neurology
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

     

    Neuromuscular Updates


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Overview of the current treatment guidelines and clinical research for myasthenia gravis and spinal muscular atrophy.
    2.  Present new management guidelines of myasthenia gravis and spinal muscular atrophy.
    3.  Review future challenges and limitations.

    CME Credit Provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv.

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds- Buchsbaum Visiting Lecture in Neurology
    Mar 10 2017 - 8:00am

    John F. Rothrock, MD

    Professor and Vice-Chair
    Department of Neurology
    George Washington University School of Medicine

     

    Buchsbaum Visiting Lecture in Neurology: "The Intersection of Migraine and Stroke"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  To define the risk of stroke associated with migraine.
    2.  To determine whether the association of migraine and stroke is causal or coincidental.
    3.  To understand the various mechanisms by which migraine potentially may contribute to the occurrence of stroke.

    CME Credit provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv

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