Schedule

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2019 Schedule

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Monday, October 14

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Transcranial Doppler Course (TCD) Part 1
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Essentials of Neurocritical Care Course Part 1
12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Professionalism & Leadership
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Transcranial Doppler Course (TCD) Part 2
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Essentials of Neurocritical Care Course Part 2
4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Research Mentoring Program
4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Future Leaders Forum

Tuesday, October 15

7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Practice Update
7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Morning Workshops
7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Transcranial Doppler Course (TCD) Part 3
7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Essentials of Neurocritical Care Course Part 3
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
AHA/NCS Consenus Conference (Invitation-only)
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11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
12:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Practice Update
12:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Afternoon Workshops
12:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Transcranial Doppler Course (TCD) Part 4
12:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Essentials of Neurocritical Care Course Part 4
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Awards Ceremony
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception and Exhibits
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Mentorship Mingle: Meeting Your Milestones in Your Early NCC Career (Residents, Fellows, Junior Attendings)

Wednesday, October 16

6:30 a.m. – 7:20 a.m.
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Keynote PresentationWill Medical Culture Ever Be Healthy Enough for its Workers?
Dr. Shelly Dev, MD, FRCPC
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Business Meeting and Presidential Address
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Breakout Session 1:
-Clinical Trials
-PBI Care: Penetrating Brain Injury - Civilian and Armed Forces Experiences
-International Practices: Breaking Barriers
12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Breakout Session 2:
-Crossroads Between Oncology and Neurocritical Care: CAR T-Cell Therapy. Pharmacology, Neurotoxicity, and Developing a Care Pathway in your NICU
-The Effect of Digitalization of Medicine on Provider Professionalism and Patient Safety
-SNACC-NCS Joint Panel: Measuring Quality & Safe Transition of Care for Neurological Patients: Exploring Opportunities for Collaborative Efforts
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Breakout Session 3:
-High Speed Critical Care in the NeuroICU—Pushing the Envelope
-Platform Presentations
-International Practices: Bridging the Gaps
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Poster Session 1
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Women in Neurocritical Care (WINCC) Presentation and Networking

Thursday, October 17

7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.
6th Annual Run for Research
7:40 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Breakout Session 4:
-Current Topics in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Groin, Blood Pressure, and Drugs
-The Promise and Perils of Artificial Intelligence for Neurocritical Care
-Pediatric Multi-modal Non-invasive Neuromonitoring: Applications in Cardiac Arrest and Traumatic Brain Injury
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Poster Session 2
12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Breakout Session 5:
-Subarachnoid Hemorrhage – 2020 Beholds!
-Perfusion and Inflammation: Controversies and Therapeutic Approaches in Young Adult Stroke
-We're Going to Need a Bigger Boat: Crossing the Blue Ocean to Cure Coma - Future Directions for Neurocritical Care Research
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Breakout Session 6:
-The Plural of Anecdote is Not Data: Treatment Challenges in ICH and the Way Forward
-Practical Clinical Application of MMM for Faster and Focused Care
-Brain Death: Controversies and Updates
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Breakout Session 7:
-Debates Session: Controversial Topics in Neurocritical Care
-Delirium Identification and Treatment: The Canary in the Neurocritical Care Unit
-Optimizing Outcomes: Improved Care Transitions and Early Rehabilitation
5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Annual Banquet

Friday, October 18

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS)
9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Breakout Session 8:
-Guidelines Update
-Big Data in Neurocritical Care: What, Why, and How
-Updates in the Management of Refractory Status Epilepticus
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Breakout Session 9:
-Connecting with the Unconnected: Undocumented, Unbefriended, and Unlikely to Improve
-Measuring Outcomes in Neurocritical Care: The Quest for the Holy Grail
-Expanding Telemedicine for Neurocritical Care
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS)

Register for the ASN Neurosonology Exam

The American Society of Neuroimaging (ASN) is offering the Neurosonology Exam and the Neurovascular Specialist (NVS) Exam in Vancouver, BC on Saturday, October 19, immediately following the NCS 17th Annual Meeting. Click here to download a flyer for more information, and visit the ASN website to register.