National Neuroscience Symposium
Hackensack Meridian Health Neuroscience Symposium
Date: Friday, November 16, 2018
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sheraton Hotel, Grand Ballroom
6 Industrial Way East, Eatontown, NJ
Physicians – $100.00 (Click here to register)
Nurses and Allied Health Professionals – $50.00 (Click here to register)
Students/Residents/Fellows – Free (verification required, click here to register)
To pay by credit card please call 866-803-2813.
Space is limited. For more information, please call the Department of Neuroscience at 732-530-2595.
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Welcome & Introductions
Alan Colicchio, M.D., Program Director and Medical Director, Neuroscience, Hackensack Meridian Health
8:15 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Diagnosis and Treatment
Crystal M. Proud, M.D., Neuromuscular Neurology, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Norfolk, VA
9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Women’s Health and Neurology
Mary A. O’Neal, M.D., Clinical Director of the Neuroscience Center, Director of the Women’s Neurology Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
Post Intensive Care Unit Syndrome for Patients and Families (PICS-P and PICS-F)
Susan C. Yeager, M.S., RN, CCRN, ACNP-BC, FNCS, Neurocritical Care Nurse Practitioner Lead, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH
11:05 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Comprehensive Approach to Athlete Brain Health
Matthew T. McCarthy, M.D., Clinical Director for the Sports Neurology Clinic, Brighton, MI
11:55 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Lunch and Learn
12:55 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
ALS: A Treatable Disease
Terry D. Heiman-Patterson, M.D., Temple University, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Neurodegenerative Institute and the MDA/ALS Center of Hope, Philadelphia, PA
1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Central Nervous System Practice Guidelines: Meningitis and Encephalitis
Alan R. Tunkel, M.D., Ph.D., MACP, Professor of Medicine and Medical Science; Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education; Chief, Section of Medical Education Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI
2:35 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
SUDEP (Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy) and Mobile Seizure Detection
Gregory L. Krauss, M.D., Professor, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, M.D.
3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Patient Centered Care Movement: Best Practices for Stroke Centers
Sarah Livesay, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, Associate Professor, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL