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CME

Neurology Grand Rounds: Prognostication & Decision Making in Severe Acute Brain Injury

Location: Zoom

Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Bridgette Roberts

About the Event

In this installment of Neurology Grand Rounds, Susanne Muehlschlegel, M.D., MPH, presents “Prognostication and Decision Making in Severe Acute Brain Injury.” Muehlschlegel is the director of neurocritical care research; director of the Junior Faculty Development program, Office of Faculty Affairs; and professor of neurology, anesthesia/critical care and surgery, at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

For more information about the event, email Bridgette Roberts.

Objectives:

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

  1. Differentiate between the meaning of prognosis and prognostication.
  2. List four different types of prognostication approaches used by physicians currently.
  3. Describe how physicians can support families in the NeuroICU making crucial decisions even in the face of prognostic uncertainty.

Target Audience

Primary: Neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, residents, medical students

Secondary: Other health care professionals

Attributes/Competencies

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

Susanne Muehlschlegel, M.D., MPH, speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclosure.

Planner Disclosure

William Schwartz, M.D.; Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Emily Ramirez, D.O.; Mary Kelley, D.O.; Bridgette Roberts; and Jason Camarillo, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) 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.