New Frontiers in Pediatric Neurology (RP1605A)

Dallas, TX US
June 3, 2016

This aim of this symposium is to impact positive changes in physician competency, improve performance in clinical Pediatric Neurology practice and subsequently improve patient outcomes. This conference will provide an update on the recent advance treatment and research findings in various Pediatric Neurological disorders. 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.

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Target Audience

The symposium is designed for Pediatric Neurologists in academic and private practices, General Pediatricians, Neurology residents, fellows and medical students. The speakers will cover a broad range of Child Neurology topics which will include advancements in diagnosis and treatments in Epilepsy, Movement disorders, Traumatic brain injury /Concussion, Neuromuscular diseases, Neurodevelopmental disabilities and Auto-immune Neurologic diseases among others.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify neurocognitve sequelae of concussion and provide management guidelines
  • Explain the use of special diets, alternative therapies and medicinal cannabinoids to treat pediatric epilepsy
  • Identify and perform basic evaluation in patients with suspected neuromuscular conditions
  • Describe the recent developments for the evaluation and treatment of patients with demyelinating conditions
  • Discuss the clinical presentation and treatment of GLUT1 transporter disorder and the importance of identification of this syndrome




Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/03/2016 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/03/2016 - 4:45pm CDT
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

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
Children’s Medical Center
Dallas, TX

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

Sailaja Golla, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
UT Southwestern 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, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.

Refund Policy

A $15.00 handling fee will be deducted from cancellation refunds. Refund requests must be received by mail or fax prior to May 30, 2016 No refunds will be made thereafter.

Additional Information

For additional information, please call The Office of Continuing Medical Education,

214-648-3138, 1-800-688-8678, fax 214-648-2317, or email

Program Accessibility

We accommodate people with disabilities. Please call 214-648-3138 for more information, or mark the space indicated on the registration form. To ensure accommodation, please register as soon as possible.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to providing programs and activities to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status or disability.

UT Southwestern is an equal opportunity institution.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance


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