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Physician Webinars

Lunch & Learn: The Inflamed Brain: The Evaluation and Management of Encephalitis – Jan. 29, 2020

In this lecture, Dr. Mark McDonald will review the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of autoimmune and infectious encephalitis.

Lunch & Learn: Keys to Diagnosing and Managing Concussion – Nov. 18, 2020

In this educational webinar, TeleSpecialists Neurologists Dr. Neil Patel and Dr. Sandro Corti, both trained in Sports Neurology, will discuss: What is a concussion? Tips for neurological evaluation. Management options Outpatient follow up recommendations When to consult a neurologist Overview of sports neurology

Lunch & Learn: Alteplase: To Treat or Not to Treat – Oct. 13, 2020

Alteplase: To Treat or Not to Treat In this educational webinar, TeleSpecialists’ Regional Medical Director, Dr. Theresa Sevilis, provides an in-depth stroke-neurologist discussion on IV alteplase, including real-life cases of “Would you treat with alteplase?” and the results. Variation in Practice​ Indications for IV alteplase​ Contraindications​ Relative​ Absolute​

Lunch & Learn: Decoding Sleep: A Provider’s Guide to Sleep Medicine – Sept. 18, 2020

Decoding Sleep: A Provider’s Guide to Sleep Medicine In this informative webinar, TeleSpecialists’ Director of Sleep Medicine, Dr. Raina Gupta, shared information on: The importance of Sleep Correlations with sleep issues and health Sleep apnea Sleep Studies: Decoding the numbers When and who to refer Why telemedicine works well for Sleep Medicine

Lunch & Learn: EMS – A Critical Link to Emergency Stroke Care – Aug. 3, 2020

This Lunch & Learn webinar will be focused on our EMS partners and their vital role in the treatment of stroke patients. It will also serve to help to educate EMS and paramedics about stoke and their patients. Dr. Sevilis and Dr. Behravan will cover the following topics:  The basic mechanism of stroke and why strokes happen Why time matters Stroke treatments: Review of exclusion criteria for tPA Anterior/posterior stroke Field assessment tips Open Q&A

Lunch & Learn: Seizure vs Status Epilepticus – June 25, 2020

Our second Lunch & Learn webinar will focus on the neurological events of seizures and status epilepticus in the emergency room. In this webinar, we’ll cover topics such as the difference between generalized and partial seizures, characteristics of partial seizures, what are subclinical seizures, and different forms of status epilepticus. Because seizures and status epilepticus can have multiple different presentations, it is important to be aware of this since these conditions can be easily overlooked in the ED and hospital settings, which can lead to delays in treatment or appropriate […]

Lunch and Learn Webinar: COVID-19: Impact on Stroke