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Neurology Grand Rounds: Lessons Learned in the NeuroICU

Location: Zoom

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Bridgette Lakoski

About the Event

In this installment of Neurology Grand Rounds, Navid Valizadeh, M.D., presents “Lessons Learned in the NeuroICU.” Valizadeh is a neurocritical care attending at Neurocritical Care and Stroke of Arizona.

Email Bridgette Lakoski for the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  1. Review pitfalls of neurological assessment in ECMO — describe the relative contributions of different modalities
  2. Identify indication and timing of CSF diversion strategies in Coccidioides meningitis
  3. Recognize the role of CSF diversion in West Nile Virus encephalitis
  4. Discuss the role of intrathecal therapy in Cocci meningitis

Target Audience

  • Primary: Neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, residents, medical students
  • Secondary: Other health care professionals


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement, and Utilize informatics
  • IECC: Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles/Responsibility, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork

Speaker Disclosure

Navid Valizadeh, M.D., speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Ethan Meltzer, M.D.; Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Katrina Peoples, D.O.; Khusboo Verman, MBBS; Bridgette Lakoski; and Sarah Sanders, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.