Hospital Medicine - Neurology

$134.00

5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
$134.00
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Topics and Objectives

Title: HMne-Hospital Medicine – Neurology: Headaches; Stroke; Syncope/Vertigo

Faculty: Gerald W. Smetana, M.D., M.A.C.P,. Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2020  Expiration Date: July 1, 2023

TOPIC 1 Treatment of Primary Headache Syndromes.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Appreciate the role of abortive therapy for migraine, tension-type, and cluster headaches.
  2. Recognize the range of options for pharmacologic acute and preventive therapy, as recommended by the AHS 2015 Evidence-Based recommendations for migraine, as well as options for tension-type, and cluster headaches.
  3. Develop non-pharmacologic treatment strategies for migraine as per the most recent Cochrane Systematic Review.

TOPIC 2 Update on the Management of Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Assess common presentations of cerebrovascular insufficiency.
  2. Prescribe the initial management of patients with a suspected acute CVA.
  3. Apply cutting edge strategies and therapies for the management of hemorrhagic and thrombotic strokes.
  4. Distinguish between stroke and TIA and appropriately assess the patient with TIA for early risk of stroke.
  5. Formulate an effective post-stroke secondary prevention plan as per the AHA/ASA guidelines.

TOPIC 3: The Evaluation and Management of Syncope and Vertigo.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Appropriately evaluate patients with syncope or vertigo.
  2. Formulate a diagnostic evaluation strategy of syncope or vertigo that is based on best practices and the 2017 ACC/AHA/HRS guidelines.
  3. Debate the value of the various diagnostic approaches to the workup of syncope.
  4. Prescribe an effective therapeutic strategy for the management of both syncope and vertigo per the 2017 ACC/AHA/HRS guidelines.


Total Cost: $

    Title: Hospital Medicine – Neurology: Headaches; Stroke; Syncope/Vertigo

    Course ID: HMne

    Faculty: 

    AMS - Smetana

    Gerald W. Smetana, M.D., M.A.C.P.

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

    AMS - Williams

    Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H.

    Associate Clinical Professor, Hospitalist Division, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Service Chief, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center; Co-Director, Center for Evidence-Based Practice, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Original Release Date: July 1, 2020  Expiration Date: July 1, 2023

    TOPIC 1 Treatment of Primary Headache Syndromes.

    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

    1. Appreciate the role of abortive therapy for migraine, tension-type, and cluster headaches.
    2. Recognize the range of options for pharmacologic acute and preventive therapy, as recommended by the AHS 2015 Evidence-Based recommendations for migraine, as well as options for tension-type, and cluster headaches.
    3. Develop non-pharmacologic treatment strategies for migraine as per the most recent Cochrane Systematic Review.

    TOPIC 2 Update on the Management of Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack.

    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

    1. Assess common presentations of cerebrovascular insufficiency.
    2. Prescribe the initial management of patients with a suspected acute CVA.
    3. Apply cutting edge strategies and therapies for the management of hemorrhagic and thrombotic strokes.
    4. Distinguish between stroke and TIA and appropriately assess the patient with TIA for early risk of stroke.
    5. Formulate an effective post-stroke secondary prevention plan as per the AHA/ASA guidelines.

    TOPIC 3: The Evaluation and Management of Syncope and Vertigo.

    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

    1. Appropriately evaluate patients with syncope or vertigo.
    2. Formulate a diagnostic evaluation strategy of syncope or vertigo that is based on best practices and the 2017 ACC/AHA/HRS guidelines.
    3. Debate the value of the various diagnostic approaches to the workup of syncope.
    4. Prescribe an effective therapeutic strategy for the management of both syncope and vertigo per the 2017 ACC/AHA/HRS guidelines.