Pediatric Neurology and Developmental medicine Update Course: Focus on Patient Management

Durham, NC US
April 1, 2017

The goals of the symposia are:

1. Enhance the ability of participants in identification, evaluation and care of common and important developmental and neurological disorders in children; This includes autism, behavioral problems, Fragile X syndrome, sleep disorders, acute weakness, pain, cerebral palsy, depression, autoimmune encephalitis, multiple sclerosis, and neuromyelitis optica.

2. Update participants on front-line advancements and hot topics in general pediatric neurology, neuromuscular disorders, and autoimmune neurology. This include critical care pediatric neurology, increased intracranial hypertension, brachial plexopathy, metabolic myopathies, pulmonary care, and physical therapy in neuromuscular patients.

3. Update participates on cutting-edge developments including special populations, status epilepticus, new medications, surgical management, and cortical function localization.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Discuss the updates and evolving guidelines to providers in identification, evaluation and management of common pediatric neurological disorders;

2. Delineate the advancements and controversies in evaluation and management of various neuromuscular disorders;

3. Describe the advancements and current controversies on epilepsy surgery localization, antiepileptic drugs, and neuro-immune mechanisms.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 ANCC
  • 7.00 JA Credit - AH
Registration Opens: 
Registration Expires: 
Activity Starts: 
04/01/2017 - 7:00am EDT
Activity Ends: 
04/01/2017 - 5:00pm EDT
Searle Center
Duke University Medical Center
10 Bryan Searle Drive
Durham, NC 27710
United States

Available Credit

  • 7.00 ANCC
  • 7.00 JA Credit - AH
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