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.

ACCME Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA 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.

Psychology CE Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Target audience: 

Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 
  • Review the updated classification and diagnostic criteria for Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome
  • Discuss cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) opening pressure reference range in children
  • Describe the results of the Idiopathic Intracrania Hypertension Treatement Trial
Faculty & credentials: 


PGIV Graduating Residents
John Cox, MD
Gregory Rozansky, MD

Activity Director: Derrick Shumate, DO

Planning Committee:
Ann Helms, MD
Chad Carlson, MD
David Sabsevitz, PhD


All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Gail Balistreri
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0605

This session will include:

Impetus for topic and introduction to concept of “stigma” and epilepsy
Rate the programs designed to educate the public and overcome psychosocial barriers to treatment
Review the literature about the unusual etiology of progressive muscle weakness

Describe the human interpretation of epileptic seizures throughout history

Discuss how subsequent social stigma have created barriers to the care of patients with epilepsy

Compare challenges to overcoming stigma and promote cultural competency in the care of an ethnically diverse population with epilepsy

Review the diagnosis and treatment

Session date: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
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 APA
    APA credit.
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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