Neurology Update Symposium set for Nov. 18
Registration is open for the upcoming Sixth Annual UTHealth Houston Neurology Update Symposium, presented by the Department of Neurology, set for Nov. 18.
The event takes place between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., at the Norris Conference Center – Houston/CityCentre (816 Town & Country Blvd.).
Objectives of the symposium are to:
- Explore the mechanisms of action of botulinum toxins
- Identify limb spasticity patterns
- Describe the common immune causes of epilepsy
- Describe the definition of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy
- Describe current and emerging treatments for tardive dyskinesia
- Critically appraise current evidence for left atrial appendage and PFO closure for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation
- Recognize the burden of cardioembolic strokes
- Analyze the role and significance of prolonged cardiac monitoring (PCM)
- Clinicians will successfully incorporate new diagnostic tools for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders into their practice
- Improve clinician knowledge of availability and utilization of new neuroimaging for patients with acute ischemic stroke
Keynote speaker for the 2023 Neurology Update Symposium is Jeffrey Saver, MD, professor of vascular neurology at UCLA Health in Los Angeles. Saver, who will speak on “Ideal Stroke Prevention” will also present the 2023 William S. Fields Lecture, Nov. 17.
Additional presenters include Sushanth Aroor, MD; Maria Parekh, MD; Hina Dave, MD; Nitin Tandon, MD; Nuria Lacuey Lecumberri, MD; Shirin Jamal-Omidi, MD; Mya Schiess, MD; Elsa Rodarte, MD; and Raja Mehanna, MD.
To register for the Sixth Annual UTHealth Houston Neurology Update Symposium and for a complete agenda, click here.
Available Credit Points
McGovern Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
McGovern Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 Hour(s) Attendance with No Credit. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.