Neurological Trauma Update 2019: Minimizing Chronic Effects of Acute Neurological Trauma

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This course is designed to provide a framework for updating practitioners in the current standard of care for patients with traumatic neurological injuries. Presentations will cover all aspects of neurotrauma care, from pre-hospitalization care and recovery/return to work recommendations. This year's course will have an additional focus on minimizing the long-term effects of acute neurotrauma.

Preliminary Agenda
7:00-7:15am     Breakfast and Registration 
7:15-7:30am     Welcome Remarks and Introduction
                Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD, and Amanda Fazio, FNP
7:30-7:50am     Management of Type II Odontoid Fractures
                Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD
7:50-8:00 am    Group Discussion, Q & A
8:00-8:20am     Pre-Hospital Management of the Neurological Trauma Patient
                Bradley Kaufman, MD
8:20-8:30am     Group Discussion, Q & A
8:30-8:50am     Addressing Polypharmacy’s Effect on Neurological Trauma
                Brenna Farmer, MD
8:50-9:00am     Group Discussion, Q & A
9:00-9:20am     Update on Neurovascular Trauma: Embolizing Subdural Hematomas
                Jared Knopman, MD
9:20-9:30am     Group Discussion, Q & A
9:30-9:50am     Potential Complications in the Neurotrauma Patient
                Suzan Wollard, PA-C
9:50-10:00am    Group Discussion, Q & A
10:00-10:20am  BREAK
10:20-10:40 am Metabolic Bone Disease Management for Osteoporosis and Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures
                Panagiota Andreopoulou, MD
10:40-10:50am  Group Discussion, Q & A
10:50-11:10am  Long-Term Management of the Chronic Effects of TBI
                Leroy Lindsay, MD
11:10-11:20am  Group Discussion, Q & A
11:20-11:40am  Chronic Pain After Neurological Trauma 
                Kristin Strybing, MS, FNP-BC        
11:40-11:50am  Group Discussion, Q & A
11:50-12:10pm  New Directions in the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury
                Michael Virk, MD, PhD
12:10-12:20pm  Group Discussion, Q&A
12:20-1:20pm    Working Lunch: Chronic Low Back Pain in Trauma
                Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD
1:20-1:40pm     Head and Spine Injuries in Children: How Are They Different Than Adults?
                Caitlin Hoffman, MD
1:40-1:50pm     Group Discussion, Q&A
1:50-2:10pm     Management of Systemic Trauma in the Neurologically Injured Patient
                Robert Winchell, MD
2:10-2:20pm     Group Discussion, Q&A
2:20-2:40pm     BREAK
2:40-3:00pm     Minimally Invasive Approaches to Spine Trauma
                Eric Elowitz, MD
3:00-3:10pm     Group Discussion, Q&A
3:10-3:30pm     Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Comprehensive Trauma Care
                Nicole Leahy, MPH, RN
3:30-3:40pm     Group Discussion, Q&A
3:40-4:00pm     Bone Stimulation and Spinal Fractures
                Amanda Fazio, FNP
4:00-4:10pm     Group Discussion, Q&A
4:10-4:30pm     Peripheral Nerve Injuries and Electromyography
                Joshua Weaver, MD
4:30-4:40pm     Group Discussion, Q&A
4:40-5:00pm     Discussion, Q& A, and Closing Remarks
                Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD, and Amanda Fazio, FNP