Tuesday, April 16
2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: 33BC; SDCC
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $100
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $100
Director(s): Marianne E. Langlois, MS, PA-C
Assistant Director(s): Christi DeLemos, RN, NP
Faculty: David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD, FAANS; Vishad V. Sukul, MD; Ross D. Zafonte, DO
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss novel and emerging treatment, including drug trials in the treatment of severe traumatic brain and spinal cord injury.
- Discuss the importance of follow up care for both adult and pediatric patients who have sustained concussion injury. The need for a "concussion clinic", the key "players" involved and the role neurosurgery plays in the treatment of these patients will be addressed.
- Discuss the need for a "concussion clinic", the key "players" involved and the role neurosurgery plays in the treatment of these patients.
- Identify novel treatments in the rehabilitation of patients with traumatic brain and spinal cord injury.