UPMC Hamot 2021 Neuroscience Conference
Early diagnosis and treatment of stroke and other neurologic disorders can have a profound impact on patient outcomes and mortality. The diagnosis, management, treatment, and rehabilitation of diseases of the brain and spine is rapidly changing. It is vital that primary care practitioners, nurses, therapists, and other advanced practice providers maintain an awareness of the differential diagnoses, as well as new and emerging treatment options for these.
This annual activity will focus on the neurosciences, including stroke and other disorders of the brain, as well as foster networking and collaboration among clinical disciplines within the region. Both current and future treatment options will be addressed, along with management issues and prevention of possible complications. Case presentations will complement didactic presentations.
Primary care physicians, internists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; and other advanced practice providers will benefit from attendance at this activity.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to:
- Recognize long term neurological effects of COVID-19
- Utilize a patient’s personal experience to describe COVID-19
- Assess the impact COVID-19 has on one’s daily life
- Identify why the coronavirus may attack the central nervous system
- Describe the cerebrovascular complications of COVID 19
- Discuss CNS and neurological manifestations of COVID-19
- Review the optimal goals and the reasoning behind those goals for blood pressure after stroke and ICH
- Recognize when more invasive blood pressure monitoring is needed
- Describe which pharmacological agents to utilize and when continuous medications should be used
- Discuss how prevalent hemorrhagic strokes are compared to ischemic strokes
- Describe three complications that can happen after a brain aneurysm ruptures
- Describe three ways a brain aneurysm can be treated
- Develop understanding of neuroscience of sleep and sleep disorders
- Differentiate primary vs secondary insomnia
- Discuss pharmacy treatment vs non pharmacy treatment options for sleep disorders
- Define the role of a physiatrist
- Describe the different levels of rehabilitation care
- Discuss insurance considerations for level of care
- Review the endocannabinoid system
- Discuss neurological conditions approved for medical marijuana treatment
- Describe therapeutic benefits of CBD, THC, and medical marijuana
- Explain the medical marijuana referral and certification process
- Review the definition of burnout
- Identify the symptoms of burnout
- Discuss healthy coping strategies to combat burnout
- Discuss the legal aspects of decision making in the hospital setting
- Review updates on power of attorney and guardianship guidelines
- Review clinical decision-making algorithm
- Define post traumatic agitation features, clinical course and its pathophysiology
- Establish a workflow for the diagnosis and management of post traumatic agitation
- Discuss the multidisciplinary approach to the management of post traumatic agitation
- Describe best practices for secondary prevention for stoke
- Recognize post stroke driving difficulties
- Discuss navigating mental health in Erie post stroke
- Define functional cognition and identify typical functional cognitive deficits noted in different diagnoses, including COVID-19
- Review key assessments used to identify functional cognitive deficits
- Describe intervention approaches that support best patient outcomes for those with functional cognitive impairments
7 – 7:30
7:30 – 7:35
Tammy Kordes, PhD, Trevor Phinney, DO
7:35 – 7:50
COVID-19: A Patient's Perspective*
Phillip Vargo, BSBA, MBA
7:50 – 8:20
COVID-19: How the Virus Affects the Brain*
Pravin George, DO
|8:20 – 8:50||Optimal Blood Pressure Management After Stroke and Intracerebral Hemorrhage*||Logan Pyle, DO|
|8:50 – 9:20||Brain Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Updates and Current Treatment*||Jeremy Stone, MD|
9:20 – 9:35
9:35 – 10:35
Neuroscience of Sleep
Erica Grazioli, DO, Jon Glass, PhD
10:35 – 11:05
What is Rehab?*
Corey Hickey, DO
11:05 – 11:35
CBD, THC & Medical Marijuana
Joseph Leone, DO
11:35 – 12:15
12:15 – 12:45
Burnout, Staying a Step Ahead
Elizabeth Stroup, MS, LCSW
12:45 – 1:15
Legal Aspects in Neurology Care*
Richard Kidwell, Esq.
|1:15 - 2:15||Multidisciplinary Approach to Post Traumatic Agitation and Delirium||Gary Galang, MD, Allyson Yukevich, OTR/L, CBIS, cPAMs|
2:15 – 2:30
2:30 – 3
Your Patient Had a Stroke...Now What?*
David Hutzel, MD
3 – 3:30
Perspectives on Functional Cognition in the Time of COVID-19
Katie Mullen, MOT, OTR/L, Kelsey Watters, OTR/L, BCPR
*Approved for stroke credit
Attire for the conference is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures can vary, it is recommended that you bring a light jacket or sweater with you to the conference.
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs (i.e. gluten free or vegan meal, private room for nursing mothers, handicap accessibility) will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by e-mailing the Hamot CME office at HAM_CME@upmc.edu or calling 814-877-5691.
Tammy Kordes, Ph.D.
Gary Galang, MD
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pravin George, DO
Department of Critical Care Neurosciences
Jon Glass, PhD
Erica Grazioli, DO
UPMC Northshore Neurology
Corey Hickey, DO
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie
David Hutzel, MD
Department of Internal Medicine
Richard P. Kidwell, Esq.
Sr. Associate Counsel
Joseph Leone, DO
Erie Medical Marijuana Clinic
Katie Mullen, MOT, OTR/L
UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Logan Pyle, DO
Department of Neurocritical Care
Jeremy Stone, MD
Elizabeth Stroup MSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Phillip Vargo, BSBA, MBA
Liberty University School of Law
Kelsey Watters, OTR/L, BCPR, CBIS
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Allyson Yukevich, MOT, OTR/L, CBIS, cPAMS
Occupational Therapy Senior
Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
A maximum of 6.75 nursing contact hours will be awarded. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.
OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of six and three quarter hours of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.
Sessions that meet requirements for stroke education hours will be indicated on the credit designation form at the conference. This activity has been designed to meet the requirements for 3 stroke education hours.
Application has been submitted to the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for course approval for 6.75 credit hours.
Application has been submitted to the Pennsylvania State Board of Occupational Therapy for course approval for 6.75 credit hours.
- 6.75 AAPA Category I CME
- 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 6.75 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 6.75 Attendance
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