Toronto Neurology Update 2020

Oct 2 – 3, 2020

The agenda is subject to change in compliance with public health guidelines.

This conference is directed to helping non-neurologists like general practitioners, general internists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, emergency physicians and others improve their clinical skills and knowledge with regards to evaluating patients with common neurological presentations.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this conference, the participants will be able to:

 - Enhance the comfort of a non-neurologist with initial evaluation of a wide variety of neurological presentations

 - Update attendees about new developments in neurology

 - Enhance comfort with the physical examination

Friday, October 2, 2020

0730 Conference Open & Orientation

0830 Welcome & Opening Remarks

0840 Concussion: An Invisible Brain Injury with Consequences: Carmela Tartaglia

0940 Break 

0950 Approach to Vertigo and Dizziness: Paul Ranalli

1050 Break

1100 The Forgetful Patient: Sara Mitchell

1200 Lunch Break 

1300 Stroke Management: Amy Yu

1400 Break 

1410 Movement Disorder: Sarah Lidstone

1510 Break 

1520 Demyelinating Disease: Dalia Rotstein

1620 Adjourn for the Day

Saturday, October 3, 2020

0730 Conference Open & Orientation

0830 Welcome & Opening Remarks

0840 Cannabis in Neurology: Evan Lewis

0940 Break  

0950 The Neurological Exam – Up Close and Virtual: Charles Kassardjian, Sara Mitchell

1050 Break

1100 Update on Medications to Improve Sleep and Alertness: Brian James Murray

1200 Lunch Break

1300 The Tingly Patient: Aaron Izenberg

1400 Break

1410 Headaches: William Kingston

1510 Conference Adjourns