New Frontiers in Pediatric Neurology (RP1505G)

Dallas, TX US
May 29, 2015

The aim of this conference is to provide an update on the recent advances treatment and research findings in various pediatric neurological disorders. Ethical challenges in disabled children will also be addressed. The format of this program will be a series of lectures presented by experts in the field on a variety of topics followed discussions in which the audience can directly interact with the speakers.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians and neurologists that specialize in neuroscience and pediatrics who are interested in learning about the most recent aspects of diagnosis, treatment and research findings in various pediatric neurological disorders.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify aspects of acquiring and effective process for conflict resolution in clinical ethics 
  • Address research updates in Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Apply newer treatments and research updates in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Incorporate recent advances in pediatric stroke diagnosis and management
  • Address advancements and current controversies related to epilepsy surgery localization, newer antiepileptic drugs, and genetics of epilepsy
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA
  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics
Course opens: 
04/01/2015
Course expires: 
11/30/2016
Event starts: 
05/29/2015 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
05/29/2015 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

COURSE DIRECTOR
Susan T. Iannaccone, M.D., F.A.A.N.
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Jimmy Elizabeth Westcott Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Neurology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Child Neurology
Children’s Medical Center
Dallas, TX

COURSE CO-DIRECTORS
Diana Castro, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Sailaja Golla, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Neurology and Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Children’s Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Deepa Sirsi, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

To register:

  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page and select "Take Course" at the bottom of the page.
  3. Registration will be completed. A confirmation is sent to your email.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA
  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/01/2015
Course expires: 
11/30/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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