3rd Annual Brain Aneurysm Symposium: Advances in Brain Aneurysm Management - September 12, 2019

This course will review risk factors for aneurysm development, state of the art treatment options and long-term management of aneurysms and sequelae of subarachnoid hemorrhage. Primary care providers, emergency care providers, neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurses and therapists are encouraged to attend.
When Sep 12, 2019
from 09:00 AM to 03:45 PM
Where Kentucky Science Center, 727 W. Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-588-2578
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Target Audience

Emergency medicine providers, primary care providers, neurologists, patients/families.

Thursday, September 12, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

9:35 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Welcome Guests

9:45 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
WEB Procedure
Tom Yao, MD

10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
Management of Unruptured Aneurysms
Dale Ding, MD

11:35 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

11:45 a.m. – Noon
Break/Get Lunch

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Patient Speaker
Tracy Bixler

12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Management of Chronic Symptoms After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Kim Meyer, PhD

1:20 p.m. – 1:30

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Role of Low-dose Heparin Infusion in Acute Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Robert James, MD

2:35 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

2:45 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Keynote Lecture: Radial Access
Eric Peterson, MD

3:35 p.m. – 3:45 pm

3:45 p.m.

Course Director
 Robert F. James IV, MD, FAANS

Associate Professor and Chief of Vascular Neurosurgery
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Participating Faculty
Keynote Speaker: Eric Peterson, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery,
University of Miami Hospital & Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, FL

Tracy Bixler
Patient Speaker
Louisville, KY

Dale Ding, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Louisville

Kimberly Meyer, PhD, ACNP-BC, CNRN
Coordinator of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
AGACNP Program Coordinator
School of Nursing
University of Louisville

Tom L. Yao, MD
Norton Neuroscience Institute
Louisville, KY

Learning Objectives

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

1) Describe the indications for conservative versus surgical/endovascular treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms.
2) Identify new techniques in the treatment of intracranial aneurysms.
3) Discuss management of long-term sequalae of subarachnoid hemorrhage including headache, fatigue, and cognitive deficits.

Continuing Education Credit
Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

Nurses - This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 6.3 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-7-20-1139. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

Special Services
All individuals are encouraged to participate. To request disability arrangements, please contact the Course Coordinator 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 Fees:

This conference is free to all participants. Advance registration is required to allow for program planning.

Registration for this event is now closed. You may still attend by registering as a walk-in at the program welcome desk.

Map and Venue Directions
To view a map of Kentucky Science Center, 727 W. Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202 and receive directions CLICK HERE

We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the symposium! A final listing  will be available at the meeting.