Events

  • Jun
    8
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    C. Bree Johnston, MD, MPH, FACP
    Professor, Department of Medicine
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

    "Challenging Conversations in Patients with Serious Illness"

    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.
     


  • May
    28
    **CANCELLED** Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    **CANCELLED** STROKE CASE CONFERENCE

    In observance of Memorial Day, there will not be a "Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conference" held in Tucson on Monday, May 28, 2018!

    PLEASE NOTE: The "Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conferences" are held on the first and fourth Monday of each month.

    Please contact Larna J. Morton lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds - Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conference listserv
     


  • Jun
    4
    Stroke Case Conference

    STROKE CASE CONFERENCE

    "Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conference"

    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Using a case-based discussion, learn the pathophysiology and mechanism for each stroke subtype.
    2.  Using a case-based discussion, interpret multimodal stroke neuroimaging studies.
    3.  Discuss evidence-based approaches to stroke treatment.

    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.

    PLEASE NOTE: The "Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conferences" are held on the first and fourth Monday of each month.

    Please contact Larna J. Morton lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds - Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conference listserv.
     


  • Jun
    1
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Martin E. Weinand, MD, FACS
    Professor, Department of Surgery
    Program Director, Neurosurgery Residency
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    "Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery Update"

    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Understand current neuroscience evidence supporting surgery for intractable temporal lobe epilepsy.
    2.  Identify minimally invasive surgical therapies for palliation and ablation of temporal lobe seizure foci.
    3.  Understand prognostic value of traditional and emerging technologies for selecting temporal lobe epilepsy candidates.

    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.
     


  • May
    25
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Phillip Glotser, MD & Anne Hatch, DO
    Phillip Glotser, MD
    PGY-4 Resident
    Department of Neurology
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

    Anne Hatch, DO
    PGY-4 Resident
    Department of Neurology
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

    "Overview of Complementary and Alternative Treatments of Neurological Disorders"

    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Increase awareness of the broad range of nontraditional treatments of neurological disorders.
    2.  Review the latest available research findings assessing efficacy of such treatments.
    3.  Discuss general safety concerns and identify specific risks of select nontraditional treatments.

    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.


  • May
    18
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Kasey Poon, MD, MS

    Physician Consultant
    3M Health Information Systems
    Consulting Services

     

    "Clinical Documentation Improvement"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Explain how clinical documentation is used to produce data about physicians and hospitals.
    2.  Distinguish between MS-DRG and APR-DRG methodologies.
    3.  Recall what the ultimate goal of the clinical documentation improvement program is.


    PLEASE NOTE: "CME CREDIT WILL NOT BE AWARDED FOR THIS SESSION."


    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.


  • May
    11
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Katalin Scherer, MD, and Linda L. Restifo, MD, PhD

     

    Katalin Scherer, MD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
    Banner ALS and Neuromuscular Clinics
    MDA Neuromuscular Care Center at CCRS - Tucson

    Linda L. Restifo, MD, PhD
    Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Cellular & Molecular Medicine
    Department of Neurology
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
    The Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine

     

    "Whole exome sequencing for molecular diagnosis of early-onset peripheral neuropathy with intellectual disability"

     


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Improve diagnostic accuracy in rare disorders.
    2.  Improve practice of cost effective medicine by understanding the role of genetic testing.
    3.  Expand the genotypes and phenotypes of severe hereditary neuropathy.

    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.


  • May
    4
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Baldassarre D. Stea, MD, PhD, FASTRO

    Professor and Department Head
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    University of Arizona Cancer Center
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

     

    "SRS and Immunotherapy for Treatment of Melanoma Brain Metastases"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Learn the mechanism of action for different immuno-therapeutic agents and their interaction with radiation.
    2Review data on best sequencing of SRS with immunotherapy.
    3.  Learn on the safety and risks associated with SRS and different types of immunotherapy drugs.

    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.


  • Apr
    20
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds *Cancelled*

    ***CANCELLED***

     
    There will not be a Neuroscience Grand Rounds presented in Tucson on Friday, April 20, 2018!

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


  • Apr
    6
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Nirali Soni, MD

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

     

    "Gen Z: The Newest Anti-Epileptic Drugs"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  To learn of the latest available anti-epileptic therapies.
    2.  To understand AED mechanism of action.
    3.  Choosing the right AED for your patients.

    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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