Advances in Neurology 2014 - May 31, 2014

Advances in Neurology 2014 - May 31, 2014

When May 31, 2014
from 07:45 AM to 12:00 PM
Where Churchill Downs Conference Center, 700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208
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*Agenda *Brochure *CE Credit *Course Directors & Faculty *Registration

Course Description and Target Audience
This sixth annual Advances in Neurology conference is designed to address the need for healthcare professionals to be kept up-to-date on the latest advances in the field of neurology, which should lead to increased competence, improved performance and better patient outcomes. The symposium will present the latest updates in the field of neurology involving Headache, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis and Movement Disorders.

Target Audience
The target audience for this seminar is neurologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, psychologists, physician assistants and all other healthcare professionals interested in the topics presented.

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Saturday, May 31, 2014

7:15 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introductory Remarks

8:00 a.m.
Multiple Sclerosis Speaker - New Frontiers in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Kristi Nord

8:45 a.m.
Headache Speaker - New and Emerging Therapies for Migraine
Dr. Jonathan H. Smith

9:30 a.m.
Q&A Session

10:00 a.m.
Epilepsy Speaker - New weapons in an old battle: Advances in Epilepsy
Dr. Siddharth Kapoor

10:45 a.m.
Movement Disorders Speaker - Updates in Movement Disorders
Dr. Kathrin LaFaver

11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion

12:00 p.m.

Course Directors
Michael K. Sowell, MD, FAHS     
Associate Professor in Neurology and Pediatrics
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville

Justin T. Phillips, MD
Adult Neurology Co-Chief Resident
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville


Participating Faculty:
Siddharth Kapoor, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Kentucky

Kathrin LaFaver, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Louisville

Kristi Nord, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Louisville

Jonathan H. Smith, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Kentucky

Learning Objectives:

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

1. Diagnose and treat multiple sclerosis using the appropriate disease-modifying therapy to improve patient outcomes.
2. Utilize the various options for treatment of refractory epilepsy to improve patient outcomes.
3. Identify the indications for Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s disease to improve patient outcomes.
4. Apply new acute and preventive treatment of migraine headache to improve patient outcomes.

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 4-0068-7-16-816. 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 Advances in Neurology 2014 Administrative Coordinator, Angela Thornton, at (502) 589-0802 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.


Click Here for a copy of the course brochure

Registration Fees:

Physicians & Nurses Outside UofL    $50.00
UofL Faculty                                           FREE
UofL Physicians & Nurses                    FREE
UofL, UK, IU Students & Residents     FREE

Please register in advance by CLICKING HERE

CLICK HERE for Churchill Downs information to help you experience a memorable day at Advances in Neurology 2014.

Refund Policy
Requests for cancellation must be submitted to on or before Friday, May 16, 2014. Requests received on or before Friday, May 16, 2014 will receive a full refund less a $25 processing fee. No refund will be given for requests received after Friday, May 16, 2014.


We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the Advances in Neurology 2014 conference!

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