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Learning objectives

Neuro Critical Care SocietyAs a result of attending this symposium, participants will:

  1. Discuss the latest evidence-based and cutting-edge medical literature in acute neurological and neurosurgical emergencies and discuss how to resuscitate patients with injured brains due to various etiologies.
  2. Describe the hot topics in neurological and neurosurgical emergencies and recommendations for management.
  3. Treat multiple end-organ system failure that occurs in patients with acute brain injury.
  4. Develop appropriate strategies for incorporating evidence-based protocols into clinical management through the use of case-based learning and real-life examples.
  5. Apply the latest evidence on endovascular therapy when caring for patients.

Audience

  • General and consult neurologists, stroke neurologists, neurointensivists
  • General, vascular, spine and trauma neurosurgeons
  • Pulmonary critical care medicine physicians
  • Surgical critical care and general/trauma surgeons
  • Anesthesiology critical care medicine physicians
  • Emergency medicine physicians
  • Critical care registered nurses, neurological nurses
  • Acute care nurse practitioners, physician assistants
  • EMT and paramedics
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians and surgeons-in-training

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through the joint providership of Memorial Hermann Health System and UT Health Medical School. The Memorial Hermann Health System is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Memorial Hermann Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentations, “ICP, Coma, Herniation Syndromes and Brain Death” (4/3/2019), “The Patient Experience: Life After Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Participation in a Clinical Trial” (4/4/2019), and “The Player Experience: How a Player Feels About the Concussion Protocol” (4/4/2019) have been designated by Memorial Hermann Health System for a total of 1.25 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure

The Neuro ICU Symposium adheres strictly to the regulations and policies set forth by the ACCME and the Texas Medical Association. In order to maintain independence, fair balance and validity, all Program contents are to be reviewed by the CME office. All faculty speakers, annual meeting committee members, and coordinators are obligated to fully disclose any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests in order to resolve any conflicts of interest.

*Employed individuals who are only part-time students are not considered full-time students and will be subject to a fee based on their backgrounds.

Application for 15.90 CRCE has been made to the AARC. Course Number 181087000.