What you'll learn

  • Apply up-to-date knowledge and strategies to assess neurological cases
  • Define treatment options for patients presenting with stroke
  • Determine the relevant and accurate information needed for a neurology consult

Course description

The topics in this HMS CME Online course were chosen with the purpose of targeting the increasing disparity between demand and availability of neurologists and empowering health care professionals to increase their comfort level in the referral, recognition, and treatment of neurological conditions.

This course is designed for physicians, hospitalists, neurologists, intensivists, and nurses, who may choose lectures that are relevant to them, or complete the entire module.

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Course outline

  • Part 1: Vascular Neurology

    Topic 1: Introduction to Ischemic Stroke Syndromes and Acute Treatment
    Topic 2: Endovascular Stroke Therapy
    Topic 3: Application of the NIH Stroke Scale in Acute Stroke
    Topic 4: Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage
    Topic 5: Ischemic Stroke in Young Adults
    Topic 6: Subacute Stroke Management
    Topic 7: Transient Ischemic Attack
    Topic 8: Stroke and Dementia
    Topic 9: Caring for Stroke Patients across Language Differences
    Topic 10: Targeted Temperature Management
    Topic 11: Optimizing Stroke Care: Smashing the Silos

  • Part 2: General Neurology

    Topic 12: Neurodegenerative Disorders in the Inpatient Setting
    Topic 13: Neuroradiology for Non-Neurologists
    Topic 14: Dizziness
    Topic 15: Altered Mental Status
    Topic 16: Seizures
    Topic 17: Meningitis
    Topic 18: Encephalitis
    Topic 19: Neurologic Causes of Generalized Weakness

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