AAEM 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly
AAEM 22nd Annual Scientific Assembly

American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)

22nd Annual Scientific Assembly

Emergency Neurological Life Support Course (ENLS)

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
7:30am-12:00pm

 

Course Description

Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) Course offers a set of protocols, practical checklists, decision points, and communication tools to improve patient care and outcomes during the critical first hours of a patient’s neurological emergency. Participants of this course may obtain ENLS certification and additional 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ with completion of self-directed online modules. ENLS is accredited to provide CE contact hours for physicians (CME), nurses (ACNN), pharmacists (ACPE) and paramedics (CECBEMS credit).

 

Course Fee

  • $500 AAEM member
  • $600 Non-member

 

Credit Designation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS). The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Emergency Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, each participant should be able to:

  1. Describe a systematic approach to the evaluation and management of neurological emergencies.
     
  2. Identify time-sensitive interventions in the management of neurological emergencies.
     
  3. List critical communication points in the management of neurological emergencies.

 

Course Schedule

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

 7:30-7:50am     
             

  Welcome and Introductions
  Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD

  7:50-8:10am
 

  Resuscitation Following
  Cardiac Arrest

 Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD   

  8:10-8:30am
 

  Approach to the Comatose Patient
  Michael Abraham, MD

  8:30-8:50am 
 

  Status Epilepticus
  
Danya Khoujah, MBBS

  8:50-9:05am

  Break

  9:05-9:25am

  Acute Ischemic Stroke
  Danya Khoujah, MBBS

  9:25-9:45am  
 

  Intracerebral Hemorrhage
 
Michael Abraham, MD

  9:45-10:05am 
  

  Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  
Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD

  10:05-10:25am
  

  Neurotrauma
  Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD

  10:25-10:40am  

  Break 

  10:40-11:00am
 

  Acute Non-Traumatic Weakness
  Danya Khoujah, MBBS

  11:00-11:20am
 

  Meningitis and Encephalitis
  
Michael Abraham, MD

  11:20-11:40am
 

  Intracranial Hypertension and Herniation
  Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD

  11:40-12:00pm
 

  Wrap-Up & Questions
  Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD

Course Director

Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD FAAEM
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

 

Course Faculty

Michael Abraham, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Danya Khoujah, MBBS
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

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