2020 Jasper Neurology Update - March 7, 2020

This activity will provide the latest update in neurology for the non-neurologist, when to refer to Neurosurgery, New Therapies in Migraine, exacerbations in neurological disease and neurology pearls.
When Mar 07, 2020
from 07:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Where Medical Arts Conference Center - Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, 721 W 13th Street, Jasper, IN 47546
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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 7, 2020
7:30 am
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

7:50 am
Welcome and Introduction
Kristi Nord, MD

8:00 am
Neuroradiology for the Non-neurologist
Richard Downs, MD

8:45 am
When to Refer to Neurosurgery
Thomas Altstadt, MD

9:30 am
Break and Visit Exhibits

9:45 am
New Drug Therapies in the Treatment of Migraine
Michael K. Sowell, MD, FAHS

10:30 am
Exacerbations in Neurologic Disease
Emily Klein, APRN and Tiffany Murrell, APRN

11:15 am
Neurology Pearls
Kristi Nord, MD

12:15 pm
Adjournment and Evaluations

Course Director
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

Course Co-Director
 Kristi Nord, MD
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center

Gratis Faculty
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Additional Participating Faculty

Thomas Altstadt, MD    
Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Richard Downs, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

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

Tiffany Murrell, APRN
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center
Jasper, IN  

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

1) Identify important points in neuroradiology.
2) Employ evidence based medicine in when to refer to neurosurgery.
3) Prescribe newer drug therapies in the treatment of migraine headache.
4) Identify exacerbations in neurological disease.
5) Apply neurology pearls for evaluation and management of neurological 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 4-0068-7-20-1163. 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 2020 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.


CLICK HERE for a copy of the course brochure

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

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

Refund Policy

Requests for cancellation must be submitted to cmepd@louisville.edu on or before Friday, February 28, 2020. Requests received on or before Friday, February 28, 2020 will receive a full refund less a $10 processing fee. No refund will be given for requests received after Friday, February 28, 2020.


We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the 2020 Jasper Neurology Update conference!

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