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Emergency Neurological Life Support Certification (ENLS)

        

                 

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Emergency Neurological Life Support Certification (ENLS)

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

Course Description
Course Fee
Learning Objectives
Course Schedule
Course Director
Course Faculty

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Course Description

Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) Certification 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.


Course Fee

  • On or before January 25, 2016
    • $350 AAEM member
    • $450 Non-member
       
  • January 26, 2016 and after
    • $500 AAEM member
    • $600 Non-member

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

  7:30am-7:50am
 

  Welcome and Introductions
  Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD

  7:50am-8:10am
 

  Resuscitation Following Cardiac Arrest
  Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD                                       

  8:10am-8:30am
 

  Approach to the Comatose Patient
  Michael Abraham, MD

  8:30am-8:50am 
 

  Status Epilepticus
  
Danya Khoujah, MBBS

  8:50am-9:05am
 

  Acute Ischemic Stroke
  Danya Khoujah, MBBS                    

  9:25am-9:45am  
 

  Intracerebral Hemorrhage
 
Michael Abraham, MD

  9:45am-10:05am 
  

  Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  
Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD

  10:05am-10:25am
  

  Neurotrauma
  Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD

  10:25am-10:40am  

  Break 

  10:40am-11:00am
 

  Acute Non-Traumatic Weakness
  Danya Khoujah, MBBS

  11:00am-11:20am
 

  Meningitis and Encephalitis
  
Michael Abraham, MD

  11:20am-11:40am
 

  Intracranial Hypertension and Herniation
  Wan-Tsu Wendy Chang, MD

  11:40am-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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