20th Annual Innovations in Neuroscience Event Offers the Latest Education and Insight

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Celebrating two decades of education and advancement in the field of neuroscience, Cleveland Clinic is proudly hosting its milestone 20th annual Innovations in Neuroscience. A robust educational forum, the 2018 event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2 in downtown Cleveland.

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It is designed primarily for registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and physical and occupational therapists.

“For 20 years, Innovations in Neuroscience has drawn attendees from both near and far,” says Kimberly Hunter, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Cleveland Clinic main campus and Director of Nursing, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic health system. “Each year, this event addresses the most pressing topics in neuroscience and for our 20th anniversary edition, the 2018 event features an extensive line-up of experienced Cleveland Clinic faculty, incredibly talented invited guest speakers, break-out sessions, a hands-on workshop and more.”

20th anniversary edition offers something for everyone

In what will be a compelling two days, the 20th anniversary Innovations in Neuroscience offers something for all attendees. Highlights from the agenda, include:

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  • Speaker presentations on topics including:
    • Deep brain stimulation for stroke recovery.
    • Advances in diagnosis and treatment of seizures.
    • Stroke diagnostics and decision-making.
    • Shortening the distance between technology and healthcare.
    • Updates in endovascular therapy.
    • An overview of Neuro-Oncology.
    • Neuro-Endocrinology and quality of life decisions.
  • A variety of breakout sessions covering key areas:
    • Geriatric psychiatry.
    • Chronic pain and opiate challenges.
    • Multiple sclerosis treatment and research.
    • CAM modalities in Neuro-Rehabilitation.
    • Spine trauma.
    • Acute encephalitis diagnosis and management.
    • Neuroradiology review in the critical care setting.
  • An advanced practice provider critical care hands-on workshop (Note: this is a highly sought-after workshop and space is limited)

Additionally, invited guest speakers will include Susan Painter, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC, Director Family Systems Psychiatric Mental Health Program at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University, located in Cleveland; and, Cari Pisano from Huron, Ohio, author of the book, All in Her Head, based on a true story.

Walk away with the latest information and insight

While there are a multitude of benefits to attending Innovations in Neuroscience, some of the key takeaways should include the ability to:

  • Recognize common neurological symptoms in various neurological diseases, and treatment options through lecture and case-based learning.
  • Identify both standards of care and innovations in the management of specific neurological diseases, symptoms and patient populations.
  • Discuss consequences of neurological diseases, trauma and treatment challenges as it relates to quality of life issues.
  • Develop improved management skills and proficiency of neurological critical care patients via lectures and hands-on workshop.
  • Describe the role of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the recovery process of patients with neurological disease and neurological injury.
  • Recognize work related stress and safety concerns and how to avoid burnout.

Register today for this highly regarded event

Online registration is now open for the 20th annual Innovations in Neuroscience and continue through Monday, Oct. 29. Registration is also available onsite the day of the event.

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The event begins promptly at 7:45 a.m. EST both days with registration, breakfast and exhibits beginning at 7 a.m. EST. The event adjourns at 4:30 p.m. EST and lunch is also provided.

For additional information, including the day’s agenda, directions, overnight accommodations and CME/CEU details, visit the conference website.