Emergency Medicine Lecture - Eye Can't See: Ocular vs. Neurologic Emergencies & Dizzy Dilemmas
Presenter: Karen Greenberg, DO, FACOEP, FAAEM, FAHA, Director, Neurologic Emergency Department, Crozer-Chester Medical Center
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the ED based differential diagnosis for the complaint of visual changes.
- Differentiate between the neurological and ophthalmological presentation of vision loss and diplopia.
- Describe the best practices and diagnosis in treatment of ED patients that present with visual changes.
- Differentiate peripheral vs central vertigo.
- Develop a clinical pathway for the management of the “Dizzy Patient”.
- Discuss the role and potential limitations of the NIHSS in stroke assessment.
Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Microsoft Teams - E-mail Trish.Stern@Guthrie.org to be included
This program is intended for: Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Fellows, Residents, Medical and Nursing Students, and other Ancillary Healthcare Professionals.
“The Guthrie Clinic is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”
Designation Statement “The Guthrie Clinic designates this live activity for a maximum of (2.0) AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”
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