6th Annual Neuro and Intensive Care: Review, Workshops and Controversies 2020

Orlando, FL US
May 7, 2020 to May 9, 2020

Course Directors: W. David Freeman, M.D.Alejandro A. Rabinstein, M.D.Eelco F. Wijdicks, M.D., Ph.D.

Course Co-Directors: Suzanne M. Brown, B.S.N., C.N.R.N., S.C.R.N., Daniel A. Jackson, Pharm.D., BCPS, R.Ph., Lesia H. Mooney, M.S.N., R.N., A.C.N.S.-B.C., C.N.R.N., S.C.R.N., Christina C. Collins, A.R.N.P., Sukhwinder (Johnny) S. Sandhu, M.D.and Charles R. Watts, M.D., Ph.D. 

This course is designed for medical providers who care for patients with neurological/neurosurgical emergencies, acute stroke and brain hemorrhage, acute brain injury, coma and disorders that require hospital, emergency department, and intensive care unit (ICU) evaluation and management. The course will provide a mixture of didactic, case-based and evidence-based guideline review and hands on workshops including pharmacotherapy workshops. Hands on workshops include central line placement, critical care ultrasound including focused cardiac and lung ultrasound, optic nerve sheath diameter ultrasound for non-invasive intracranial pressure monitoring and hands on intracranial ICP monitor ventriculostomy placement in high-fidelity simulation. Pharmacotherapy workshops and ICU EEG workshops will utilize audience participation in on screen quizzes and share protocols regarding osmotherapy for raised intracranial pressure and antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy.

Additional Information
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Exhibitor Information
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting during this course, please contact FLA Exhibits.

Target Audience

This course is designed for medical providers in neuro ICU, ICU, emergency medicine, neurology, neurosurgery and intensivists from pulmonary, anesthesia and neuro intensive care backgrounds as well as ARNPs, PAs, paramedics, EMS medical personnel and allied health providers including physical, occupational and speech therapists who care for patients with neurological emergencies. 

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Define common neurological and neurosurgical emergencies such as stroke, seizures, respiratory failure, as well as provide updates in best practice for these topics
  • Review diagnosis of neurocritical care conditions and diseases, as well as pathophysiologic management of these conditions
  • Outline strategies for best practice and evidence-based medicine updates for medical providers caring for patients with neurological critical care and neurosurgical ICU disorders

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Event starts: 
05/07/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/09/2020 - 1:00pm
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
4040 Central Florida Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32837
United States
+1 (800) 266-9432

Rooms are reserved for attendees and their guests at the group rate starting at $229 per night plus applicable taxes. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block sells out or before the expiration date of April 15, 2020, whichever comes first. The resort has extended the group rate three days prior and three days after the course based on group room availability.

Book online or call 1-800-266-9432 and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Neuro and Intensive Care course to receive a discounted rate. Rooms are limited so we do encourage early booking. 

Resort guestrooms will be subject to a daily resort fee discounted to $25.00 per room per night (currently $35 per room per night) in effect at the time of check in. This fee includes: complimentary general bandwidth in meeting space, enhanced in-room wireless internet for up to six devices, unlimited local and domestic long distance calls, daily bike rental through Grande Lakes Sports, transportation to SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Disney theme parks, driving range privileges, and daily recreational activities.


Travel and lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

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