Internet Live Course Webinar: 2021 Neurology Update - March 6, 2021

This live, virtual continuing education program presented by the University of Louisville School of Medicine and Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, Jasper, Ind., will update allied health professionals who provide care for individuals with neurological disorders.
When Mar 06, 2021
from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where This event is a virtual continuing education program presented by UL SOM faculty and Memorial Hospital physicians
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Target Audience
Primary care physicians (both adult and pediatric), emergency medicine physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and allied health professionals who provide primary care to individuals with neurological disorders.

Saturday, March 6, 2021  
8:00 am
When to Order an EMG, What the Results Mean for Common Findings and Next Steps
Ian Stamps, DO

8:45 am
Multiple Sclerosis Overview and Update
Jenny Feng, MD

9:45 am
Neuroradiology for the Non-neurologist (with focus on Brain and Spine)
Chithra Ram, MD

10:30 am
Commonly Used Medications in Neurology
Emily Klein, APRN, and Tiffany Murrell, APRN

11:15 am
Movement Disorders Update
Peter Hedera, MD

12:00 pm
Conference Adjourns

Course Director

 Ian Stamps, MD
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center
Jasper, IN

Course Co-Directors
Michael K. Sowell, MD, FAHS
Professor of Neurology
Associate in Pediatrics
Director, University of Louisville Comprehensive Headache Program
Director, University of Louisville Child Neurology Residency Program
President, Commonwealth Neurological Society Louisville, KY

 Kristi Nord, MD
Gratis Faculty
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY
Neurologist, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Jasper, IN

Participating Faculty
Jenny Feng, MD   
Assistant Professor
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Peter Hedera, MD, PhD  
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Emily Klein, APRN
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center
Jasper, IN

Tiffany Murrell    
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center
Jasper, IN

Chithra Ram, M.D.    
Assistant Professor
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY  

Learning Objectives
As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

1) More accurately identify the types of information that can be gathered from EMG, what the results mean for common diagnoses, and possible next steps based on those results.
2) Implement increased familiarly with treating multiple sclerosis, including earlier discussion of possible disease modifying treatment options, as well as compare medication choices given the recent advancements and treatment options.
3) Better identify pathology on brain and spine imaging, especially with regards to MRI.
4) Describe an increased usage of commonly used neurologic medications, especially in light of recent advancements of new classes of neurologic medications.
5) Compare choices in medication management of Parkinsonism and related disorders, identify methods to reduce “off-time,” and increase awareness of more recently released medications for movement disorders.

Continuing Education Credit
Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses - This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 4.8 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-12-22-1200. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

The University of Louisville School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Special Services

All individuals are encouraged to participate. To request disability arrangements, please contact the Neurology Update 2021 Course Coordinator, , at (502) 852-3285 at least 14 days prior to the date of this program. Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.


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Registration Options and Fees:

1. UofL Physician/Nurse/Faculty   $0
2. MHHCC Affiliated Physician/Nurse   $0
3. UofL Stu/Res/Fellow   $0
4. Outside Physicians   $25
5. Outside Nurses   $15
6. All Others   $25

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Refund Policy

Requests for cancellation must be submitted to on or before Friday, February 19, 2021. Requests received on or before Friday, February 19, 2021 will receive a full refund less a $10 processing fee. No refund will be given for requests received after Friday, February 19, 2021.


We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the 2021 Neurology Update conference!

A final listing of supporters and exhibitors will be available at the meeting.