2nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Neurocritical Care Symposium
The second annual Mid-Atlantic Neurocritical Care Symposium will bring together experts from Inova Health System, University of Maryland/Shock Trauma Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, ChristianaCare, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, and beyond to discuss the basics of caring for critically ill neurological patients, as well as highlight recent innovations in the field. The conference will occur over two days at Inova Center for Personalized Health (ICPH) Conference Center in Fairfax, VA.
The first day will offer a comprehensive review of the essentials of neurocritical care and focus for day two will be on prevention of secondary brain injury. For those interested, an Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) course will be offered on May 8th, 2024, before the start of the symposium, including high-fidelity mannequin-based simulation.
This meeting will interest physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, and others who treat critically ill neurological patients. There will be representation from the disciplines of neurology, critical care, neurosurgery, and emergency medicine
At the completion of this symposium learners will be able to:
- Discuss recent advances in management of cerebrovascular injury after traumatic brain injury.
- Apply the recent findings in imaging for a diverse set of Neurocritical Care illnesses.
- Identify the major neurologic and medical complications that contribute to morbidity and mortality of the critically ill patient.
- Review recent advances in treatment modalities and future therapies for spinal cord injury.
- Apply evidence-based strategies for invasive and noninvasive brain monitoring.
- Examine the medical and surgical management of intracerebral hemorrhage, including recent advances in minimally invasive surgical techniques.
- Identify and treat delayed cerebral ischemia in subarachnoid hemorrhage.
- Appraise the applicability and utility of intracranial pressure monitoring in the ICU patient.
- Explain brain death and how it applies in the critical care setting of brain injury with specific review of the recent updated brain death guidelines.
- Recognize and manage the Ictal/ Interictal continuum in the ICU.
Agenda is coming soon.
Parking is complimentary at the Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center (ICPH) . Use surface lots E and F or parking garage for tower C. From the parking garage, take elevator to level 2, walk around the elevators to the Pedestrian Bridge over to the Conference Center.
Airports and Ground Transportation
Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center (ICPH) is centrally located between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Reagan Airports (DCA). Union Station (in Washington, DC) is located about 30-40 minutes from the campus. Both airports along with Union Station offer onsite ground transportation to Fairfax, VA which is about a 30–40-minute drive. Uber or Lyft are also reliable ground transportation options in the DC metro area.
Below are the two hotels that are located closest to the Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center (ICPH) and offer us discounted rates.
8296 Glass Alley, Fairfax, VA 22031
Inova/corporate rate code: 8296INOVA
3111 Fairview Park Dr, Falls Church, VA 22042
Inova Health System’s Office of Continuing Medical Education adheres to ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, program directors, and planners are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities as defined by ACCME. All relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated prior to the commencement of this activity.
Inova CME Accreditation
The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians may claim up to 15.00 credits in Type 1 CME on the Virginia Board of Medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for renewal of an active medical license in Virginia.
Inova Nursing Professional Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Criteria for successful completion includes must attending the entire session and complete the post‐conference survey.
- 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™