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2018 Neuroscience Conference

CEU-Accredited Symposium

Learn about the newest approaches, treatment options and management of diseases and conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system.

Open to nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, nursing students, medical residents and medical students.

Participants can earn 6.5 CEUs

Thursday, May 17
8:15 am to 4:30 pm

Health Sciences Tower, Lecture Hall 1, Level 2
Stony Brook Medicine, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook

Registration check in at 7:45 am

Breakfast and lunch provided

Registration Fee: $75
Fee waived for Stony Brook employees

Register by May 13
Joanna Foley (631) 444-1741, joanna.foley@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Topics and Speakers:

  • Disease Modifying Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis
    Myassar Zarif, MD, Neurologist; South Shore Neurologic Associates, PC

  • Benefits of Physiatry: Managing Your Pain with Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Donald Macron, MD, Physiatrist, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute

  • Updates in Acute Stroke Management
    Jason Mathew, DO, Stroke Neurologist, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute

  • Update on Diagnosis, Biomarkers and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
    Christopher Christodoulou, PhD, Clinical and Research Neuropsychologist
    Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease
    Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute

    Nikhil Palekar, MD, Director, Geriatric Psychiatry;
    Medical Director, Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease
    Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute

  • Critical Care for the Acute Ischemic Stroke Patient
    Brian Wright, MD, Critical Care Physician, Stony Brook Medicine

  • Altered Levels of Consciousness
    Elzbieta Wirkowski, MD, Neurocritical Care Intensivist
    Director, Neurocritical Care Unit Education
    Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute

  • Lyme Disease Update 2018
    Patricia Coyle MD, FAAN, FANA, Neurologist
    Director, Stony Brook Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center
    Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute

For accessibility-related accommodations, please call (631) 444-4000.

Stony Brook University School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. The School of Nursing designates this live activity for 6.5 continuing education credits.