West Kendall Baptist Hospital Conference Series: A Review of Neuromuscular Emergencies

Miami, FL US
February 9, 2017

Neuromuscular emergencies typically present with symptoms of weakness.  Quick and accurate assessments are crucial to treatment implementation.  During this course physicians will recognize the classical presentations of Guillain-Barre Syndrome and its variants and implement current therapies. 

Target Audience

Hospitalists, Family Medicine Physicians, General Internists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, Social Workers, and other interested healthcare professionals.  

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the classical presentations of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) and its variants.
  • Identify symptoms and differential diagnoses of GBS and Myasthenia Gravis.
  • Implement therapy treatment plans for GBS and Myasthenia. 

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Additional information
Schedule: 

Lecture 12:00 noon

Adjourn 1:00 p.m.
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
01/09/2017
Course expires: 
03/31/2017
Event starts: 
02/09/2017 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
02/09/2017 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
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West Kendall Baptist Hospital
9555 S.W. 162 Avenue
Auditorium
Miami, FL 33196
United States

Herber Varela, M.D.
Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Miami, Florida

Herber Varela, M.D., has indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner have relevant financial relationships to disclose and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

Non-faculty contributors and other individuals involved in the planning, development, review and editing of the symposium content have indicated neither they nor their spouses/partners have relevant financial relationships.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/09/2017
Course expires: 
03/31/2017
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