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2022 Annual Meeting | C164 - Skills Workshop: Brain Death: How to Perform a Brain Death Evaluation, Avoid Pitfalls, and Convey the News to the Family

Thursday 04/07/22
01:00 PM - 05:30 PM PDT Add To Calendar
This program will be presented both in-person and online
This program is not expected to be available in the meeting's On Demand product.
Skills Workshop
David M. Greer, MD, FAAN, Ariane Lewis, MD, FAAN
Neuro Trauma and Critical Care
Participants should learn the proper methods of determining death by neurological criteria, as well as become familiar with the areas of controversy, strict methods of clinical testing including apnea testing, as well as when to get an ancillary test and how to interpret it. 
4.00 CME credits
Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Systems-based Practice
Intermediate
Fellow, Resident, General Neurologist, Specialist Neurologist, Advanced Practice Provider, Neurohospitalist, Medical Student
Case-based, Didactic, Audience Participation

Program Materials Program Evaluations

Event Timeline
01:00 PM - 01:10 PM PDT Introduction Introduction
David M. Greer, MD, FAAN
01:00 PM - 01:00 PM PDT Speaker Walk-in Slides
David M. Greer, MD, FAAN
01:10 PM - 02:00 PM PDT Speaker Brain Death Evaluation Lecture with Video Demonstrations
David M. Greer, MD, FAAN
02:00 PM - 02:45 PM PDT Speaker Difficult Cases - Vignettes
Ariane Lewis, MD, FAAN
02:00 PM - 02:45 PM PDT Speaker Manikin Simulation
Panayiotis N. Varelas, MD, PhD, FAAN, David M. Greer, MD, FAAN, Matthew Kirschen, MD, PhD, FAAN
02:45 PM - 03:00 PM PDT Break Break
03:00 PM - 03:45 PM PDT Speaker Difficult Cases
Ariane Lewis, MD, FAAN
03:00 PM - 03:45 PM PDT Speaker Manikin Simulation
Panayiotis N. Varelas, MD, PhD, FAAN, David M. Greer, MD, FAAN, Matthew Kirschen, MD, PhD, FAAN
03:45 PM - 04:00 PM PDT Speaker Break
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM PDT Q&A Controversies in Brain Death, Questions and Answers, Discussion
Panayiotis N. Varelas, MD, PhD, FAAN, David M. Greer, MD, FAAN, Matthew Kirschen, MD, PhD, FAAN, Ariane Lewis, MD, FAAN
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM PDT Speaker How to Approach Families and What to Tell Them - Accommodation and Difficult Discussions
Matthew Kirschen, MD, PhD, FAAN
Faculty Disclosures
David M. Greer, MD, FAAN Dr. Greer has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Thieme, Inc. Dr. Greer has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as an Expert Witness for multiple. The institution of Dr. Greer has received research support from Becton, Dickinson and Company. Dr. Greer has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care. Dr. Greer has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
Panayiotis N. Varelas, MD, PhD, FAAN Dr. Varelas has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as a Consultant for UCB. Dr. Varelas has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as a Consultant for Astra Zeneca -Alexion - Portola. Dr. Varelas has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for UCB. Dr. Varelas has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Astra Zeneca- Alexion-Portola. Dr. Varelas has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for BrainsGate. Dr. Varelas has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Marinus. Dr. Varelas has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for UCB. The institution of Dr. Varelas has received research support from Alexion. The institution of Dr. Varelas has received research support from Marinus. The institution of Dr. Varelas has received research support from Bayer. Dr. Varelas has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care. An immediate family member of Dr. Varelas has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as a Rep to the RUC meeting with AAN. Dr. Varelas has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Speaker at the Annual Meeting with AAN. Dr. Varelas has a non-compensated relationship as a President - Past President with Neurocritical Care Society that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
Ariane Lewis, MD, FAAN Dr. Lewis has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Seminars in Neurology. Dr. Lewis has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.
Matthew Kirschen, MD, PhD, FAAN The institution of Dr. Kirschen has received research support from NIH.