Miami Neuroscience Symposium, Tenth Annual

Miami, FL US
November 3, 2022 to November 5, 2022
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Live Symposium | 17.75 Cat. 1
November 3-5, 2022 | Thursday-Saturday
Hilton Miami Dadeland, Miami, Florida

Become an Exhibitor  

This symposium offers a broad curriculum focusing on state-of-the-art, evidence-based practices for clinicians and healthcare professionals who treat and care for neuroscience patients from the emergency department through rehabilitation. The expert faculty will engage participants through complex cases, novel treatment strategies and lively panel discussions. The goal of the program is to share the most innovative and evidence-based clinical practices that have been implemented and are available to optimize patient outcomes throughout all areas of neuroscience.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:

Day 1 - Thursday, November 3

  • Review updated guidelines in the management of acute stroke.
  • Describe the implications for thrombolytic therapy in acute stroke management.
  • Recognize the importance of critical care management of the neurologically ill patient.
  • Evaluate and manage patients with spine-related pathology.
  • Describe the impact of the COVID-19 virus on stroke and stroke management.

Day 2 - Friday, November 4

  • Examine recent advances in stroke rehabilitation.
  • Recognize new data regarding the effects of hypothermia after cardiac arrest.
  • Review key aspects of brain death determination.
  • Describe current diagnostic and treatment approaches to normal pressure hydrocephalus.
  • Review key concepts in secondary prevention of stroke.
  • Optimize patient selection for intravenous thrombolysis and endovascular treatment.
  • Diagnose and manage common complications encountered in the neuro ICU.
  • Apply appropriate thrombosis prevention and management in COVID-19.

Day 3 - Saturday, November 5

  • Identify patients who would benefit from high intensity focused ultrasound.
  • Explain the treatment benefits and risks associated with high intensity focused ultrasound.
  • Identify patients who would benefit from deep brain stimulation.
  • Explain the treatment benefits and risks associated with deep brain stimulation.
  • Describe the medical management and surgical treatment options for epilepsy.
  • Differentiate epilepsy treatment options available for children and adults.
  • Review the current guidelines for spine surgery.
  • Recognize the benefits of using outpatient services for spine treatment and describe how tracking patient outcomes can provide patient centric care.

Who Should Attend

Adult and Pediatric Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Stroke Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Critical Care Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Neuropsychologists, Critical Care and Neuroscience Nurses, Neurosurgery Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists, Physical Therapists (pending), Dietitians, Clinical Pharmacists, Rehabilitation and Pain Management Specialists, Occupational Therapists as well as other specialists interested in the field of neuroscience.

Registration and Fees

 Entire CourseThursdayFridaySaturday
Physicians*$355*$120 $120 $120
Baptist Health Employees$165$55 $55 $55
Other***$195$65 $65 $65
Students and Fellows**$165$55$55$55

*International physicians and physician groups of 3 or more are eligible for a 20% discount. 
**Registration must be accompanied by a letter from the Fellowship/Residency Director.
*** Non-physician groups of 3 or more are eligible for a 10% discount

Event date: Thursday, November 3, 2022 - Saturday, November 5, 2022

Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.75 General certificate of attendance
  • 17.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 17.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 17.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 17.75 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 17.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
07/01/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
11/03/2022 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
11/05/2022 - 1:00pm EDT
Cost:
$1.00
Rating: 
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Agenda

Thursday, November 3 - Miami Neuroscience Nursing

7:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:55 a.m.Welcome and Introductions
Moderator: Jamelah Morton, APRN
8:00 a.m.Plenary Session: COVID: Impact on Neuroendovascular Surgery/Stroke
Guilherme Dabus, M.D.
Italo Linfante, M.D.
8:30 a.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Jamelah Morton, APRN
8:45 a.m.Nursing Guidelines Update: Pre-hospital/ED
Nina Cruz, APRN
9:00 a.m.Nursing Guidelines Update: Endovascular/ICU
Jessilyn Pozo, R.N.
9:15 a.m.Nursing Guidelines Update: Post-acute/Discharge
Nina Cruz, APRN
9:30 a.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Jessilyn Pozo, R.N.
9:45 a.m.Break and Visit Exhibits
10:15 a.m.CT Perfusion: Overestimation: Ghost Core
Kevin Abrams, M.D.
10:30 a.m.Off-Label Alteplase
Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D.
10:45 a.m.Tenecteplase vs. Alteplase
Tom Wolfel, Pharm.D.
11:00 a.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Jessilyn Pozo, R.N.
11:15 a.m.Anticoagulation: Current Status
Jonathan Kline, Pharm.D.
11:30 a.m.Cardiovascular Complications in the Patient with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Kendra Kent, MSN
11:45 a.m.Lunch and Visit Exhibits – Product Theater
1:15 p.m.Hi-Fu Case Presentation
Justin Sporrer, M.D.
1:30 p.m.Pearls to the Lumbar Radiculopathy Exam
Ronald Tolchin, D.O.
1:45 p.m.Spine Certification
Sanya Arscott, R.N.
2:00 p.m.Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
Jamelah Morton, APRN
2:15 p.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Aimee Green, MSN, APRN
2:30 p.m.Nonsurgical Management of Intracranial Hypertension
Kendra Kent, MSN
2:45 p.m.Neurosurgical Management of Intracranial Hypertension
Robert Wicks, M.D.
3:00 p.m.Anticonvulsant Management in the Patient in Status Epilepticus
Jessica Greenwood, Pharm.D.
3:15 p.m.Keeping Sodium Management Stable in Critically Ill Neurologic Patients
Jamelah Morton, APRN
3:30 p.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Alex Perez, BSN, R.N.
3:45 p.m.Physical Therapy Approaches to Lumbar and Cervical Spine Conditions
Cristina Parsons, P.T., M.S.
4:00 p.m.Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation in the Treatment of Intractable Neuropathic Pain
Moises Lustgarten, M.D.
4:15 p.m.Surgical Management of Herniated Disks
Jason Liounakos, M.D.
4:30 p.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Alex Perez, BSN, R.N.
4:45 p.m.Adjourn

Friday, November 4 - Stroke, Cerebrovascular, Neurocritical Care, Neurosurgery

Stroke
7:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:55 a.m.Welcome and Introductions
Moderator: Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D.
8:00 a.m.Plenary Session: What You Need to Know: The 2021 AHA/ASA Updates for Secondary Prevention of Stroke
Dawn Kleindorfer, M.D.
8:30 a.m.Treat More: Key Updates to Thrombolysis in Acute Ischemic Stroke
Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D.
8:45 a.m.Update on Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis
Nerissa Ko, M.D.
9:15 a.m.Break and Visit Exhibits
9:45 a.m.Carotid Artery Dissection: Antiplatelet or Anticoagulation?
Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D.
10:00 a.m.Lessons Learned from Coral Gables EMS Pre-hospital Live Televideo Pilot
Jessilyn Pozo, R.N.
10:15 a.m.Covid-19 and Thrombosis: Who Should We Anticoagulate?
Srikanth Nagalla, M.D.
10:30 a.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Italo Linfante, M.D.
10:45 a.m.Advances in Stroke Rehabilitation
Luis Orengo, M.D.
11:00 a.m.Combination Antithrombotic Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease
Ian Del Conde Pozzi, M.D.
11:15 a.m.Should We Recommend Anticoagulation Therapy in the Elderly and Frail?
Tarak Rambhatla, M.D
11:30 a.m.Patent Foramen Ovale: To Close or Not to Close?
Dawn Kleindorfer, M.D.
11:45 a.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Italo Linfante, M.D.
12:00 noonLunch and Visit Exhibits – Product Theater
Cerebrovascular / Imaging
1:30 p.m.Thromboembolism Prevention in Cerebrovascular Diseases
Laiqua Khalid, M.D.
1:45 p.m.New Frontiers in Endovascular Treatment of Acute Stroke
Italo Linfante, M.D
2:00 p.m.Advancements in the Endovascular Management of Subdural Hematomas
Robert Wicks, M.D.
2:15 p.m.Carotid and Vertebral Revascularization: Current Endovascular Management
Guilherme Dabus, M.D.
2:30 p.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
2:45 p.m.Break and Visit Exhibits
Neurocritical and Neurosurgery
3:10 p.m.Welcome and Introductions
Moderator: Karel Fuentes, M.D.
3:15 p.m.Preventing and Treating Delayed Cerebral Injury in SAH
Javier Provencio, M.D.
3:30 p.m.Osmotherapy in the Neuro ICU
Karel Fuentes, M.D.
3:45 p.m.Is Normothermia After Cardiac Arrest the New Cool?
Javier Provencio, M.D.
4:00 p.m.Key Considerations in Brain Death Determination
Mohammad Abou-El-Fadl, M.D.
4:15 p.m.Surgical Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysms
Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
4:30 p.m.Laser Interstitial Therapy for Medial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
4:45 p.m.Post-Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Hydrocephalus
Robert Wicks, M.D.
4:15 p.m.Adjourn

Saturday, November 5 - Functional Neuroscience - Spine and Rehab

Movement Disorders
7:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:55 a.m.Welcome and Introductions
Moderator: Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D.
8:00 a.m.Patient Selection for High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound
Justin Sporrer, M.D.
8:15 a.m.Update on Deep Brain Stimulation for Tremor
Kelly Foote, M.D.
8:30 a.m.Emerging Surgical-Based Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
Aviva Abosch, M.D., Ph.D.
8:45 a.m.Results of DBS for Rigidity and Bradykinesia
Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D.
9:00 a.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D.
9:15 a.m.Break and Visit Exhibits
Epilepsy
 Introductions
Moderator: Alberto Pinzon-Ardila, M.D., Ph.D.
9:45 a.m.Anti-epileptic Drug Utilization in Non-epilepsy Neuro Critical Care Patients
Alberto Pinzon-Ardila, M.D., Ph.D.
10:00 a.m.Indications for Surgery and Adult Epilepsy
Iahn Cajigas, M.D., Ph.D.
10:15 a.m.Indications for Surgery and Childhood Epilepsy
John Ragheb, M.D.
10:30 a.m.Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Michael McDermott, M.D.
10:45 a.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Alberto Pinzon-Ardila, M.D., Ph.D.
Spine Surgery
 Introductions
Moderator: Mark Hadley, M.D.
11:00 a.m.Role of Intraoperative Monitoring and Spine Surgery: Guidelines
Mark Hadley, M.D.
11:15 a.m.Spinal Radiosurgery
Robert Rothrock, M.D.
11:30 a.m.Spine Surgery
Michael Gomez, M.D.
11:45 a.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Mark Hadley, M.D.
12:00 noonOutpatient Spine Surgery: Rationale and Trends
Mark Hadley, M.D.
12:15 p.m.Risk Profiles Stratification for Outpatient Cervical Spine Surgery
Jason Liounakos, M.D.
12:30 p.m.Complex Spine Surgery: Tracking Outcomes
Raul Vasquez, M.D.
12:45 p.m.Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Mark Hadley, M.D.
1:00 p.m.Adjourn

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NOTE: Schedule subject to change.

Hilton Miami Dadeland
9100 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
United States

About the Venue

Next to Baptist Hospital, Hilton Miami is two miles from Dadeland Mall and 10 minutes from Dadeland South Metro Station. Miami International Airport is 13 miles away. Hilton Miami offers a wellness center with yoga and Pilates classes plus massages, a heated pool, and guest rooms with fitness equipment. Hilton Miami Dadeland has met cleanliness standards for a WELL Health-Safety Rating.

Symposium Directors and Planners

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Kevin Abrams, M.D.
Chief, Radiology
Medical Director, Neuroradiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
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Guilherme Dabus, M.D.
Co-director, Interventional Neuroradiology
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Medical Director, Fellowship Program in Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Miami Neuroscience Institute
Clinical Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
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Michael W. McDermott, M.D., FAANS
Chief Physician Executive, Miami Neuroscience Institute
Irma & Kalman Bass Endowed Chair in Clinical Neuroscience
Miami, Florida
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Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D., FAHA
Medical Director, Stroke Program
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida
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Karel Fuentes, M.D.
Neurointensivist and Medical Director, Neurocritical Care
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
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Italo Linfante, M.D., FAHA
Director, Interventional Neuroradiology
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Clinical Professor of Radiology and Neuroscience
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
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Alberto Pinzon-Ardila, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurologist and Medical Director, Epilepsy Program
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida
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Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
Neurosurgeon and Medical Director, Brain Tumor Program
Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Skull Base Surgery
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida
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Justin M. Sporrer, M.D.
Neurosurgeon and Director, Functional Neurosurgery
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida
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Ronald B. Tolchin, D.O.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Medical Director, Spine Center
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida

Nursing Planners

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Starlie Belnap, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Supervisor
Miami Neuroscience Institute
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Jamelah Morton, Ph.D., APRN, ACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN
Neurosurgery Advance Practice Provider Supervisor
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida
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Jessilyn Pozo, BSN, R.N., SCRN
Baptist Health System-wide Stroke Program Manager
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida

Presenters

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Aviva Abosch, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Nancy A. Keegan and Donald R. Voelte, Jr. Chair and the Inaugural Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Co-Director, Neurosciences Services
Omaha, Nebraska
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Mohammed Abou-El-Fadl, M.D.
Critical Care and Neurocritical Care Medicine
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida
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Kevin Abrams, M.D.
Chief, Radiology
Medical Director, Neuroradiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
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Sanya K. Arscott, BSN, R.N.
Supervisor, Spine Program
Marcus Neuroscience Institute
Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Boca Raton, Florida 
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Iahn Cajigas, M.D., Ph.D.
Epilepsy, Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery Fellow
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
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Nina Cruz, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, SCRN
Coordinator, Stroke Program
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Neuroscience Research
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida 
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Guilherme Dabus, M.D.
Co-director, Interventional Neuroradiology
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Medical Director, Fellowship Program in Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Miami Neuroscience Institute
Clinical Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
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Ian Del Conde Pozzi, M.D., FACC
Director, Vascular Medicine
Associate Director, Cardiology
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Miami, Florida
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Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D., FAHA
Medical Director, Stroke Program
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida 
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Kelly D. Foote, M.D.
Professor, Lillian S. Wells Department of Neurosurgery
University of Florida College of Medicine
Co-Director, Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases
University of South Florida Health
Professor, Donnellan/Einstein/Merz, Functional Neurosurgery
Gainesville, Florida
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Karel Fuentes, M.D.
Neurointensivist and Medical Director, Neurocritical Care
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
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Michael E. Gomez, M.D., FAANS
Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida 
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Aimee Green, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN
Nurse Practitioner, Intensive Care
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Jessica Greenwood, Pharm.D. BCPP
Neurology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida
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Mark Hadley, M.D.
Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery
Charles A. and Patsy W. Collat Endowed Chair in Neurosurgery
Director Emeritus, Neurosurgery Residency Program
Professor, University of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
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Kendra Kent, R.N., MS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, TCRN, CENP
Director of Neuroscience Programs
Marcus Neuroscience Institute
Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Boca Raton, Florida
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Laiqua Khalid, M.D.
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
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Dawn O. Kleindorfer, M.D.
Chair, Department of Neurology
Professor, University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Jonathan Kline, Pharm.D., BCCCP
Neurocritical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida
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Nerissa U. Ko, M.D., MAS
Professor and Vice Chair for Diversity, Department of Neurology
William K. Bowes Foundation Endowed Chair of Neurocritical Care
Medical Director, Adult Neurointensive Care Units
Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
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Italo Linfante, M.D., FAHA
Director, Interventional Neuroradiology
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Clinical Professor of Radiology and Neuroscience
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
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Jason Liounakos, M.D.
Chief Resident, Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, Florida
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Javier Lopez, M.D.
Neurologist
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida 
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Moses Lustgarten, M.D.
Medical Director, Pain Management
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida
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Laith Maali, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Vascular Neurology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas
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Michael W. McDermott, M.D., FAANS
Chief Physician Executive, Miami Neuroscience Institute
Irma & Kalman Bass Endowed Chair in Clinical Neuroscience
Miami, Florida
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Jamelah Morton, Ph.D., APRN, ACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN
Neurosurgery Advance Practice Provider Supervisor
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida
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Srikanth Nagalla, M.D., M.S.
Chief, Benign Hematology
Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida
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Luis A. Orengo, M.D.
Medical Director, Baptist Health Rehabilitation
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida
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Cristina Parsons, P.T.
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida
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Alex Perez, BSN, R.N.
Spine Coordinator
South Miami Hospital
South Miami, Florida
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Alberto Pinzon-Ardila, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurologist and Medical Director, Epilepsy Program
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida 
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Jessilyn Pozo, BSN, R.N., SCRN
Baptist Health System-wide Stroke Program Manager
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida
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Jose Javier Provencio, M.D., FCCM, FAAN, FNCS
Louise Nerancy Professor in Neurology
Director, Nerancy Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit and Neurointermediate Care Unit
Division Head, Hospital Medicine, Department of Neurology
University of Virginia Health System
Translational Researcher, Center for Brain Immunology and Glia
Charlottesville, Virginia
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John Ragheb, M.D.
Chief, Department of Surgery
Director, Division of Neurosurgery
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida
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Tarak Rambhatla, M.D., FACC
Medical Director, Inpatient Cardiac Services
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida
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Robert J. Rothrock, M.D.
Spinal Neurosurgeon
Director, Spinal Oncology
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health Quality Network
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University
Miami, Florida
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Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
Neurosurgeon and Medical Director, Brain Tumor Program
Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Skull Base Surgery
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida
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Justin M. Sporrer, M.D.
Neurosurgeon and Director, Functional Neurosurgery
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida
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Ronald Tolchin, D.O.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Medical Director, Spine Center
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida
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Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D.
Professor and Vice-Chair, Neurological Sciences
Chief, Movement Disorders Division
Program Director, Movement Disorders Fellowship
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska
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Alexandra Turcios, MSN, APRN, RNFA, ACNP-BC
Advanced Practice Provider Manager
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida
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Raul Vasquez-Castellanos, M.D.
Director, Complex Spine Neurosurgery
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Quality Network
Miami, Florida
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Robert Wicks, M.D.
Co-director, Cerebrovascular Surgery
Director, Neurosurgery Anatomy Laboratory
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida
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Thomas J. Wolfel, Pharm.D. BCCCP
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida

Disclosures And Resolution Of Conflict Of Interest

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Accreditation

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for a total of 17.75 credit hours, CE Broker Course # 20-932286 (Thursday – 6.75), CE Broker Course # 20-932332 (Friday – 6.5), and CE Broker Course # 20-932344 (Saturday- 4.5), by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has been approved for a total of 17.75 credit hours, CE Broker Course # 20-932286 (Thursday – 6.75), CE Broker Course # 20-932332 (Friday – 6.5), and CE Broker Course # 20-932344 (Saturday- 4.5) for Pharmacists and Techs. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

This activity has also been approved for 17.5 credits, CE Broker Course # 20-932286 (Thursday – 6.5), CE Broker Course # 20-932332 (Friday – 6.5), and CE Broker Course # 20-932344 (Saturday- 4.5) for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Respiratory Therapists (direct delivery) and Occupational Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Physical Therapy credits have been applied for.

ASET-The Neurodiagnostic Society -  18 ASET-CEUs are awarded for completion of this course. 

 This educational activity has been endorsed by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons as relevant to the practice of Neurological Surgery and meets the criteria for Category 1 Neurosurgical Credits as defined by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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Baptist Health South Florida presents this CME activity for use by healthcare professionals for educational purposes only. Opinions, perspectives and information presented by the faculty represent their ideas and views, and participants should carefully consider all available scientific data before acting on knowledge gained through this activity. Additionally, participants should consult the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approved uses prior to prescribing medications or utilizing medical devices discussed in this activity.

While Baptist Health makes reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate information is presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. Participants should rely on their own clinical judgment, knowledge and experience before applying information acquired to their professional use.

Available Credit

  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.75 General certificate of attendance
  • 17.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 17.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 17.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 17.75 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 17.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy

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