MENU

24th Annual Scientific Assembly

April 7-11, 2018
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina - San Diego, CA

Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS)

(Jointly provided by the Neurocritical Care Society)

Sunday, April 8, 2018
7:30am-12:00pm

 

Course Description

Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) 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.  ENLS is designed for all health care providers who care for patients with emergent neurological conditions.

Participants of this course may obtain ENLS certification and additional 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 15 continuing education hours with completion of self-directed online modules through the Neurocritical Care Society.

Accreditation 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.

Credit Designation Statement
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.

 

Course Fee

  • AAEM Member: Early Bird $350 | Late (after March 6) $500
  • Non-AAEM Member: Early Bird $450 | Late (after March 6) $600

 

Learning Objectives

  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.

 

Tentative Course Schedule

Sunday, April 8, 2018

7:30am-7:50am

Welcome and Introductions
Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD FAAEM

7:50am-8:10am

Resuscitation Following Cardiac Arrest
Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD FAAEM

8:10am-8:30am

Approach to the Comatose Patient
Michael Abraham, MD FAAEM

8:30am-8:50am

Status Epilepticus
Danya Khoujah, MBBS FAAEM

8:50am-9:05am

Break

9:05am-9:25am

Acute Ischemic Stroke
Danya Khoujah, MBBS FAAEM

9:25am-9:45am

Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Michael Abraham, MD FAAEM

9:45am-10:05am

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD FAAEM

10:05am-10:25am

Neurotrauma
Evie G. Marcolini, MD FACEP FAAEM FCCM

10:25am-10:40am

Break

10:40am-11:00am

Acute Non-Traumatic Weakness
Danya Khoujah, MBBS FAAEM

11:00am-11:20am

Meningitis and Encephalitis
Michael Abraham, MD FAAEM

11:20am-11:40am

Intracranial Hypertension and Herniation
Evie G. Marcolini, MD FACEP FAAEM FCCM

11:40am-12:00pm

Wrap-Up and Questions
Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD FAAEM

Speakers, titles and times are subject to change.

 

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 FAAEM
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

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

Evie G. Marcolini, MD FACEP FAAEM FCCM
Assistant Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Neurology, Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

 

Promotional Toolkit

Download the "Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS)" toolkit to help spread the word about this pre-conference course. Toolkit contents include:

  • Toolkit Guide
  • Flyer
  • PowerPoint Holding Slide
  • Social Media Images
  • Email Signature Image

 

<< Back