Released: November 19, 2010 Expires: May 31, 2021 (subject to change)
CE for this activity will not be available after this date.
Conference Level: CompetentOverview This presentation is relevant to our diverse NP audience because it will enhance an area of their clinical practice not often or deeply covered in NP education or in practice. The numbers of patients with cerebrovascular disease and traumatic injury are increasing. Thus, providers in acute and primary care should be armed with the foundational knowledge of appropriate neurological imaging and evaluation. This interactive presentation will engage attendees in a scintillating review of the main types of imaging used for a neurological work-up in. This will include a review of plain X-rays, CT imaging (including CT angiography), MRI (functional, navigational for planning, spectrography), MR angiogram, MR venogram and conventional diagnostic angiograms. In addition, I will use a case-based approach to illustrate a review of the indications for when to order such imaging, and a review of imaging findings. Attendees will be engaged via audience participation software for immediate feedback and an enhanced learning environment.
This CE activity is a recording of a CE session from the AANP 2019 National Conference. It has been edited to meet requirements for online learning. If you received CE credit for attending the live session at Conference, you many not receive duplication credit for this same activity in a different format.CE Credit Instructions
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Discuss the differences among different types of neuro-radiological imaging.
Discuss the appropriate indications for specific neuro-radiological imaging.
Discuss the evaluation and treatment of various neurological conditions encountered in the primary care setting.
Speaker Linda Herrmann, PhD, RN, AGACNP-BC, GNP-BC, ACHPN, FAANPDisclosure This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies. Dr. Herrmann has no relevant affiliations to disclose. Financially supported by the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPi) grant, a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) award that provides free continuing education on topics related to patient & family-centered care, data-driven quality improvement and sustainable business operations. This educational activity may contain opinions of the authors from their personal experience. The activity may contain discussion of published and/ or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Further, attendees/ participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program.Additional Information For questions or more information concerning this online CE opportunity contact the AANP CE Center Manager at CECenter@aanp.org.
1 Contact Hour(s) of CE
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