Course Offerings

IU Health Neuroscience Center offers year-round continuing medical education courses at Goodman Hall. These live-learning events offer an opportunity for CME credit, and provide access to printed learning tools and materials once enrolled in the course. Neuroscience topics include vascular neurology, movement and brain disorders, spinal surgery and epilepsy. Course information including payment and registration, presenting physicians, and objectives can be accessed by using the Learn More button below the course title. Information for course offerings is frequently updated so remember to check back regularly. 

2014 Continuing Medical Education Events

IU School of Medicine 2nd Annual Brain Injury Conference
Emotion Dysfunction and Control in Brain Injury
Friday, August 22, 2014

This full-day conference will provide physicians and allied health providers with a review of assessment tools and treatment planning algorithms for the rehabilitation of patients who have suffered brain injury. We will include focused discussion on assessment tools and treatment plans for PTSD and depression, and we will discuss the evidence and role of multiple treatment options including pharmacology and non-pharmacology management of aggression, pediatric psychiatry, and neuromodulation for self-regulation.

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Acute Care in Neurotrauma Symposium
Friday, October 10, 2014

This full-day educational activity will provide physicians and healthcare providers with content relating to a variety of aspects of acute neurotrauma including evaluation, management, surgery, and rehabilitation of patients with traumatic brain injury and spine injury.

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Neuroscience Center CME Archive

Spine Care Symposium

Friday, May 16, 2014
Location: Neuroscience Center

   
This full-day symposium will provide physicians and allied health providers with a review of the basics of diagnosis and nonoperative triage and management of both urgent and chronic ailments of the neck and back. We will focus on evidence-based algorithms for the diagnosis, imaging, and conservative treatment of common conditions affecting the spine. We will include sessions focused on the current Indiana
rules regarding the prescription of opioids and options for the nonopioid treatments of patients with chronic pain conditions. We will discuss the role of surgical therapy when conservative
approaches have failed.

Vascular

April 13, 2013
IU Health Neuroscience Center

This full-day educational activity will provide all physicians and healthcare providers with a review of vascular fundamentals and the management of cerebrovascular disease, discuss when and what the guidelines for a TIA work up are, what the best treatment is for ruptured aneurysms, when surgery is needed on patients with ICH, and timing for ischemic stroke treatment according to AHA guidelines.

Director(s): Drs. Mitesh Shah, JD Fleck, Thomas Leipzig, Andrew DeNardo

Movement Disorders

May 18, 2013
IU Health Neuroscience Center

This half-day educational activity will provide all physicians and healthcare providers with a review of movement disorder fundamentals and update on leading-edge treatment approaches, with particular emphasis on Parkinson's disease. Lecturers were chosen for their excellence as teachers, as well as their clinical expertise, to help you integrate this knowledge into your practices and improve patient care. Appropriate medical management of movement disorders are discussed— as well as state-of-the art technolgies, such as deep brain stiumulation surgery.

Director(s): Dr. Elizabeth Zauber

Nerve

June 14, 2013
Location: Neuroscience Center

This full-day educational activity will provide physicians and healthcare providers with a review of the medical and surgical management of peripheral nerve disorders. Lectures were chosen to cover all aspects of peripheral nerve pathology, including injury and tumors. Speakers will cover basic mechanisms of injury with an emphasis on potential new treatment approaches.

Director(s): Dr. Nicholas Barbaro and Dr. John Kincaid

Epilepsy Symposium

October 26, 2013
Location: Neuroscience Center

This full day course will provide all physicians and health care providers with a review of the clinical manifestations , and recent advances in the evaluation and treatment of children and adults with focal and generalized epilepsy , with emphasis in the use of newer AEDS, treatment of status epilepticus, the use of AEDs in women of childbearing age, the identification of patients with refractory epilepsy, results of surgical treatment in frontal and temporal lobe epilepsy, and Indiana University Multicenter Clinical trials , including the ROSE, SANTE and Neuro-Pace trials. Lectures were chosen for their clinical expertise to help you integrate this knowledge into your practices and improve patient care.

Director(s): Nicholas Barbaro MD., Vicenta Salanova MD FAAN, Thomas Witt MD

Traumatic Brain Injuries

September 19, 2013
Location: Neuroscience Center

This full-day educational activity will provide all physicians, healthcare and rehabilitation providers with a review of state of-the-science interventions to improve long-term outcomes after brain injury. Interventions spanning the continuum of care for brain injury will be presented. Specific topics will include:

Early treatment with progesterone to enhance recovery
Pharmacologic approaches to managing cognitive, emotional and behavioral disorders
Evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation
Post-hospital psychological treatment to improve coping for individuals, couples, and significant others
Resource facilitation for community re-integration and return to work
Neuroimaging for planning medical and rehabilitation care

Director(s): Dr. Flora Hammond and Dr. Jim Malec

Surgical Spine

July 27, 2013
Location: Neuroscience Center

Director(s): Dr. Saad Khairi