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Neurology Grand Rounds: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Location: Hybrid: Health Learning Building (HLB 5.201) & Zoom

Address: 1501 Red River St., Austin, Texas 78712 | View Map »

Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Bridgette Lakoski

About the Event

In this installment of Neurology Grand Rounds, Padraig O’Suilleabhain, M.D., presents “Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.” O’Suilleabhain is a professor in the Department of Neurology and a director of ambulatory neurology services at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

For those attending in person, arrive by 7:15 a.m. Breakfast will be served.

Email Bridgette Lakoski for the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Review clinical and imaging findings suggestive of NPH.
  2. Present updates on disease models and theories of NPH pathophysiology.
  3. Discuss the limitations of current clinical science of NPH, regarding diagnosis, treatment and pathophysiology.
  4. Review workup and treatment protocols from an NPH program.

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

Padraig O’Suilleabhain, M.D., speaker for this educational activity, received grant/research support from AbbVie, Integrative Research Laboratories and Transposon Therapeutics — payments to UT Southwestern for conducting clinical trial.

Planner Disclosure

Ethan Meltzer, M.D.; E. Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Kassandra Reyes, D.O.; Qingqing Wang, M.D.; Bridgette Lakoski; Jacqueline Jackson; and Sarah Sanders, planners for this educational activity, have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclosure.

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

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

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.

This course has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.