Peter Johns

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 • 13:30- 15:00
Track 5 – NEUROLOGY
WCC: Ballroom B

The Big 3 Approach: Vertigo Doesn’t Have to Be Hard to Learn - Dr. Peter Johns

Description:

Vertigo is a challenging topic for physicians. Why not make it easier to understand and diagnose vertigo? Dr. Johns will present a novel diagnoses-based approach to vertigo. The Big 3 approach can quickly and easily teach everyone from the vertigo novice to experienced clinicians how to diagnose 3 important causes of vertigo.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the typical clinical presentations of BPPV, Vestibular Neuritis and Cerebellar/Brainstem stroke
  • Identify the bedside testing appropriate for each of these diagnoses
  • Describe the diagnostic findings seen with bedside testing in patients with the Big 3 diagnoses

The Future of Emergency Stroke Care - Dr. Devin Harris

Description:

This presentation will provide attendees with an opportunity to hear and discuss the current and future directions in emergency department care for patients with transient ischemic attack and stroke. This will include endovascular therapy for acute stroke, pre-hospital transport and therapies for stroke, and management of patients with TIA using biomarkers, advanced imaging, and clinical decision support tools.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss endovascular therapy for acute stroke
  • Present and discuss pre-hospital therapies for acute stroke
  • Highlight state-of-the-art management for transient ischemic attack, including biomarkers

TIA - Making the Correct Diagnosis and Risk Stratification - Dr. Eric Clark

Description:

In this presentation, a current review of investigation and risk stratification of TIA will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the clinical factors that suggest a high-risk TIA
  • Outline the imaging findings that suggest a high-risk TIA
  • Provide a rationale for advanced imaging in TIA