CHS Neurosciences Institute Symposium

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Physical/Speech/Occupational Therapist


***** Online registration is now closed. Seats are still available and onsite registration will take place Friday morning starting at 7:00 AM.*****

***EMT / EMS - please contact Kiley Hendrickson at 704-512-6577 to register***

The main goal of the CHS Neurosciences Institute Symposium is to educate healthcare professionals on current and future treatment options in patients with cerebrovascular disease. Successful clinical practices should be able to utilize this information to demonstrate improvements in patient care in regards to quality and value. Carolinas HealthCare System cares for 3,200 patients with cerebrovascular disease. Participants will leave this symposium with the most current knowledge to make decisions related to patients with this disease.

City Club at Gibson Mill
325 McGill Ave NW
Concord, NC 28027
Phone: (704) 786-4090

7:00-8:00   Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitors
8:00-8:10   Welcome & Announcements - Joan Stewart, RN, BSN
8:10-9:00   The Journey to Value - Ruth Krystopolski
Curbside Consults
9:00-9:45   Botox in Headache Treatment - Russ Bodner, MD
9:45-10:30   Surgical Treatment for Acute Spinal Cord Injury - Dom Coric, MD
10:30-11:00   Break
11:00-11:45   Advanced Neuroimaging Update - Jonathan Clemente, MD
11:45-12:15   Neurocognitive Effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - James Rachal, MD
12:15-1:00   Lunch
1:00-2:00   Medical Management of Epilepsy with Cannabis - Rodney Radtke, MD
2:00-2:45   Innovations in Epilepsy Surgery - Mark Van Poppel, MD and Ilona Humes, MD
2:45-3:00   Break
3:00-3:45   Clinical Decision-Making in Multiple Sclerosis - Emily Pharr, MD
3:45-4:00   Q&A/Wrap-Up & Adjourn

Continuing Medical Education (CME):

Accreditation Statement
Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
The Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU Statement
This Live Activity fulfills the requirement of 0.63 Continuing Education Units (CEU's), representing 6.25 contact hours.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE):

This activity is jointly provided by Charlotte AHEC and the CHS Neurosciences Institute.

6.30 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Contact Hours will be provided to nurses who attend at least 90 % of the conference.
No partial credit will be awarded.

Charlotte AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education contact by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure
Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the activity.

ADA Statement
If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to attend this conference, please call Kiley Hendrickson at 704-512-6577 or by email

By registering for the program, you authorize Charlotte AHEC to release your name, city and state to attending commercial supporters. Please contact the program support listed below if you have any questions or concerns.


  • Discuss advances in care and treatments for multiple neurological diseases and disorders
  • Identify technological advancements in diagnosing, treating, and managing cerebrovascular diseases
  • Discuss management strategies of patients with neurological diseases and disorders


Kiley Hendrickson, BS, 704-512-6577


Nov 3, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Nov 3, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
7:00 AM
6.25 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
0.63 - CEU
6.30 - CNE Contact Hours
City Club at Gibson Mill
Nov 3, 2017
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
City Club at Gibson Mill
Advanced Clinical Practitioners
Ancillary (PT, OT, ST)
Exhibitor Fee
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
CNE Contact Hours