USA Neuroscience Symposium 2019

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Friday, March 29 - Sunday, March 31, 2019
Pensacola Beach Hilton —  12 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561

This program is open to all physicians and health care professionals and will provide comprehensive reviews and updates on important neurologic topics.

Registration and Brochure

Register Online for the USA Neuroscience Symposium 2019

Download the Brochure for the USA Neuroscience Symposium 2019 [PDF]

 

▼   Symposium Overview

Target audience

This program is appropriate for all health care professionals and nurses.

CME Credit

In support of improving patient care, USA’s College of Medicine Office of CME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 13.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education credits for learning and change. This is approved for physician and nursing credit.

Statement of Purpose

This program provides an update on important topics in neurology and addresses clinical competencies of knowledge, performance, and improving patient outcomes.

Professional Practice Gap

The professional practice gap was identified by use of faculty/staff surveys, IOM data, ACGME competencies, Core Measures, Hospital Infection Control rates and National Patient Safety Goals. The format of this activity will be lecture, PowerPoint, and question and answer sessions.

Activity Director/Planners Disclosure

Dr. Steve Cordina, Dr. Elias Chalhub, Dr. James Lamb, Sabrina Cabral, Leigh Rowell, Lisa Howard, and Sharrie Cranford, LGSW, have disclosed that, as conference chair and planners they have no affiliations, arrangements or financial agreements which could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.

Faculty Disclosures

The following planners, reviewers, and faculty have declared they have no relations with commercial interest that would present a conflict: Steve Cordina, MD, Dean Naritoku, MD, William Kilgo, MD, Robert Kobelja, MD, Rebecca Sugg, MD, Anthony Martino, MD, Elizabeth Minto, MD, Daniel Dees, MD, Bassam Bassam, MD, Juan Ochoa, MD, Ninh Doan, MD.

It is the policy of University of South Alabama Continuing Medical Education (USA CME) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities. All faculty members participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored and facilitated by USA CME are required to disclose to participants any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Disclosure of faculty commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Faculty are also expected to openly disclose any discussion of off-label and/or investigational uses of drugs in their presentations.

▼   Faculty

Course Director

Steve Cordina, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology
University of South Alabama

 

USA Faculty

Bassam Bassam, M.D. 
Professor of Neurology

Elias Chalhub, M.D.
Professor of Neurology

Daniel Dees, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Ninh Doan, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

William Kilgo, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Robert Kobelja, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Anthony Martino, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery

Elizabeth Minto, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Dean K. Naritoku, M.D.
Professor of Neurology and Pharmacology
Chair, Department of Neurology

Juan Ochoa, M.D.
Professor of Neurology

Rebecca M. Sugg, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology

▼   CME Credits
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 13.25 Inter-professional Continuing Education credits for learning and change. This is approved for physician and nursing credit.
▼   Registration and Fee Information

Early Registration (Ends March 19, 2019) 

Physicians - $125
RN/LPN/Health care professionals - $65
USA Full-time faculty - $65
USA Residents and students - fee waived

Registration (After March 19, 2019)

Physicians - $150
RN/LPN/Health care professionals - $85
USA Full-time faculty - $85
USA Residents and students - fee waived

▼   Accommodations

Pensacola Beach Hilton
12 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561

The Hilton Pensacola Beach hotel is located directly on the beach in Pensacola Beach, Florida and has been ranked as high as No. 5 of all U.S. beaches by TripAdvisor.  All of the stylish and comfortable rooms come with a view, because there's water in every direction.  Relax.  Dine.  Swim.  Shop.  Explore.  Pensacola Beach and the inland City of Pensacola are home to beautiful scenery, exciting arts and culture, interesting history, boundless outdoor adventure and culinary delights to please any palate.  Pensacola Beach awaits.

Rooms are available at the special meeting rate of $165 per night while quantities last. The deadline to reserve rooms at the special rate is February 27, 2019. Call 866-916-2999 and mention the USA Neuroscience Symposium Group Code UNA to receive the discount. Any special requests regarding rooms are based on availability at time of arrival. If you are staying for a few more days, ask to extend your reservations at the special meeting rate.

▼   Contact Information

Sabrina Cabral
Department of Neurology
University of South Alabama
2451 Medical Center Dr., Suite 10F
Mobile, AL 36617

Phone: (251) 445-8262
Fax: (251) 445-8249
cabral@health.southalabama.edu