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LECTURE ONLY - Electroencephalography (EEG), Electromyography (EMG) & Neurophysiology in Clinical Practice 2020 - General Session - January 26-31

Phoenix, AZ US
January 26, 2020 to January 31, 2020

Course Directors: Julie A. Khoury, M.D. and Amy Z. Crepeau, M.D.

This option includes only the lecture portion of the course It does Not include the following workshops on:

Wednesday 12:30-4:30, Thursday 1:15-4:45, Friday  3:45-5:45

NOTE: The EMG Attendees may still attend the dinner at 4:45pm on Thursday as it is included in the registration fee


This conference offers the option to attend the EMG session only, the EEG session only or both EMG/EEG together. Attendees will be provided with a review of clinical neurophysiology techniques and topics, including: basic physiology, pathophysiology, electroencephalography, evoked potentials, electromyography, movement disorders and intraoperative monitoring. There is a focus on clinical correlation of various neurophysiological tests used for patient evaluation regarding epilepsy, sleep disorders, movement disorders, peripheral nerve and neuromuscular disorders.

Registration Fees
Residents, PAs and NPs$755



Target Audience

This course is designed for practitioners (MD, DO, NP, PA, RN) interested in the clinical practice of neurophysiology, including both basic and advanced theory and practice. Practitioners looking for a comprehensive review of the CNP or wishing to advance their knowledge base in these areas are encouraged to attend.

Learning Objectives

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

  • CompletIdentify commonly encountered interictal & ictal epileptiform findings on EEG
  • Review benign variants commonly mistaken for epileptiform activity on EEG
  • Distinguish epileptiform activity from non-epileptiform activity seen in EEG
  • Interpret the findings and clinical significance of abnormalities on EEG studies
  • Identify EEG patterns for different spell types that can be seen during video EEG monitoring
  • Review the indications for long-term EEG monitoring in the acute hospital setting
  • Evaluate reading skills of routine EEG recognizing potentially confounding normal variants, artifacts and normal waveforms vs. epileptiform activity
  • Recognize & interpret the significance of EMG waveforms on needle EMG
  • Develop logical approach to the use of standard clinical electrophysiological techniques in the evaluation of common & uncommon neuromuscular disorders
  • Develop an approach to the use of the EMU
  • Review the application of ultrasound in assessment of neuromuscular 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
Available credit: 
  • 40.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 40.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 40.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
01/26/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
01/31/2020 - 3:45pm
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Mayo Clinic Education Center
5777 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States


Residence Inn Desert View at Mayo Clinic (Located on the Mayo Clinic Phoenix Campus)
5665 E. Mayo Boulevard • Phoenix, Arizona 85054
(480) 563-1500 or (800) 331-3131

Hotel rooms near Mayo Clinic Hospital are limited. You are urged to make reservations early.

Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations unless otherwise specified. Mayo Clinic School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting.




Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online and use CV code CV03NR0015. Special rates include unlimited mileage and are subject to availability. Advance reservations are recommended; blackout dates may apply.

Recreation/Leisure Activities:  Go to Visit Phoenix or Experience Scottsdale for recreation and leisure activities.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors
Amy Z. Crepeau, M.D.
Julie A. Khoury, M.D.

Susan Agostini, R. EP T., R. EEG T.
Sarah E. Berini, M.D.
David Burkholder, M.D.
Jonathan L. Carter, M.D.
Greg D. Cascino, M.D.
John N. Caviness, M.D.
Brian A. Crum, M.D.
Elliot L. Dimberg, M.D.
Joseph F. Drazkowski, M.D.
Brent P. Goodman, M.D.
Matthew T. Hoerth, M.D.
Ernest M. Hoffman, D.O., Ph.D.
Mithri Junna, M.D.
Michelle L. Mauermann, M.D.
Iryna M. Muzyka, M.D.
Elie Naddaf, M.D.
Katherine C. Nickels, M.D.
Katherine H. Noe, M.D., Ph.D.
Angela M. Parsons, D.O.
Devon I. Rubin, M.D.
Raj D. Sheth, M.D.
Michael H. Silber, M.B., Ch.B.
Joseph I. Sirven, M.D.
Benn E. Smith, M.D.
Elson So, M.D.
Eric J. Sorenson, M.D.
Scott D. Spritzer, D.O.
James C. Watson, M.D.
Gregory A. Worrell, M.D., Ph.D.

Guest Faculty
Susan Herman, M.D.
Director of Barrow’s Epilepsy Program
Associate Dean for Clinical Services
Barrow Neurological Institute

Mark A. Ross, M.D.
Specialty Care
Brentwood, TN

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 40.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 40.50 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

40.50 ASET CEUs are awarded for the completion of this course.

Other Health Care Professionals 
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 40.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 40.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 40.50 Attendance


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