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Brookhouser Memorial Lecture


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​​Advances in Pediatric Neuroscience

Friday, December 3, 2021
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. CST
Earn 5.75 CME Credits!

​The prevalence of the top five neurological conditions in children is estimated to affect nearly 11 million in the United States alone. The overwhelming prevalence can contribute to delays in proper identification and treatment of initial symptoms. This lecture provides an overview of a multitude of common to rare neurological and neurosurgical conditions and disc​usses presentations and treatment strategies for them. Overall, a better understanding of the neurological conditions and the symptoms associ​ated with these conditions will lead to more prompt identification, which will lead to expedited treatment for children and hope for their families.​​


  1. Review how pediatric neurosurgeons fit into a multidisciplinary team.
  2. Identify types of epilepsy that may benefit from surgical treatment.
  3. Discuss diagnostic tools used to identify epileptic activity.
  4. Recognize types of h​eadaches in children.
  5. Distinguish​ when neurological conditions require genetic testing.
  6. Identify comorbidities of tic disorders.
  7. Discuss treatment options for neuromuscular and neuroimmune diseases.
  8. Distinguish when neurological symptoms require more urgent or less urgent referral and wait time.

This virtual conference is designed for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Residents, and Behavioral Health Providers. More information about CEUs, conference schedule, speakers and attendance can be found here.

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