Program Description: 

Weekly grand rounds as a forum for clinical and basic research updates in neurology with respect to diagnosis and management of neurological disorders and advances in neuroscience.  General areas of focus will include among others the following:  neuromuscular, epilepsy, sleep, movement disorders, stroke and vascular disorders, neurodegenertive, dementia and memory disorders, headaches and cranial neuralgias, autonomic disorders, and general neurologic conditions.

Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Target audience: 

Neurologists and Neuropsychologists as a specialty, including both generalists and sub-specialists.  Health care providers including physicians (MD's, DO's) RN, APNP, PA,  PhD, as well as students, residents, and fellows.  Also included are basic and clinical researchers and clinicians throughout neurology, neurosurgery, and neuropsychology especially during the monthly interdisciplinary grand rounds presentations.

Learning objectives: 

Learning Objectives - Dr Brennan:

1.  Briefly review multiple sclerosis and current FDA approved treatments

2.  Understand the mechanism of action, side effects and efficacy of alemtuzumab for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS)

3.  Introduce autologous stem cell transplantation as a potential treatment for RRMS


Learning Objectives - Dr Oliveira:

1.  Identify the main points from the 2013 AAN Guidelines for concussion management

2.  Potential of biomarker T-Tau as an aid for diagnosing concussions and monitoring recovery of concussions

3.  Importance of K-D test for assessing concussions

    Faculty & credentials: 

    Planning Committee:

    Jonathan Florczak, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    David Sabsevitz, PhD, ABPP
    Boart Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Director of Postdoctoral Education
    Medical College of Wisconsin


    Presenters Names:

    Ryan Brennan, DO (PGY-IV)

    Department of Neurology

    Medical College of Wisconsin


    Pedro Oliveira, MD  (PGY-IV)

    Department of Neurology

    Medical College of Wisconsin


    Julie Williamson
    Phone number: 
    +1 (414) 805-5206
    Session date: 
    04/17/2015 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
    Froedtert Hospital
    9200 W Wisconsin Avenue
    Dean Roe Auditorium
    Milwaukee, WI 53226
    United States
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
      AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    • 1.00 Hours of Participation
      Hours of Participation credit.

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