Target audience: 
Physician (fellow/resident)
Social Worker
Physician Assistant
Nurse Practitioner
Allied Health Care Professionals
Learning objectives: 

Norman Burgess, MD

Title:                Stroke versus Seizure


  1. What is limb shaking TIA
  2. How is it different from seizure
  3. How do you manage it

Kevin Chow, MD

Title:                The Evolution of Stroke Thrombolysis in Acute Stroke Care


  1. Brief history of thrombolytics
  2. Overview of clinical stroke trials involving the use of thrombolytics and how they have influenced current guidelines
  3. Current trials and future directions

Ruchi Dhyani, MD

Title:                    Art as a Form of Treatment


  1. To discuss the effects of art on the human brain
  2. To evaluate the role of art in medicine
  3. To determine how creative arts impact outcomes in various neurological diseases

Brandon Overholt, DO

Title:                    Easily Arousable: A review of the Reticular Activating System and a brief history of the Glasgow Coma Scale.


  1. Anatomy of the ras
  2. Physiology of the ras
  3. History and appropriate use of the GCS

Vishal Pandya, MD

Title:                     Political Advocacy in Neurology


  1. Discuss the importance of advocacy 
  2. Familiarization with major advocacy issues
  3. Review the results of lobbying efforts

Ahmad Sawalha, MD

Title:                    Can epileptic seizures treat depression?


  1. Discuss the scope of the problem
  2. Discuss recent literature about peri-ictal mood symptoms
  3. Discuss challenges in the treatment





Faculty & credentials: 

Norman Burgess, MD                               Kevin Chow, MD                                       Ruchi Dhyani, MD
Resident                                                    Resident                                                    Resident              
Department of Neurology                        Department of Neurology                        Department of Neurology
Medical College of Wisconsin                Medical College of Wisconsin                 Medical College of Wisconsin           

Brandon Overholt, DO                             Vishal Pandya, MD                                  Ahmad Sawalha, MD
Resident                                                    Resident                                                   Resident
Department of Neurology                        Department of Neurology                       Department of Neurology
Medical College of Wisconsin                Medical College of Wisconsin                Medical College of Wisconsin 

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclosure except:


In accordance with the ACCME® standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Laura Kurth
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0650

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 Credit Designation 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 Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
06/19/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Webex only
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.

Please login or register to take this course.