Aug 10, 2023
Recognition and Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia
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Podcast: Podcast: Recognition and Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia    Evaluation and Credit:    Target Audience  This activity is targeted toward primary care and geriatric healthcare providers and advanced providers.    Statement of Need  This podcast will provide an overview of the symptoms and diagnosis of trigeminal neuralgia (TN). Additionally, the medical and surgical treatment options will be discussed, including their indications and effectiveness. Providers may not be aware of the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines. This podcast will provide the latest information related to TN for providers.    Objectives  At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to:  1. Discuss and define trigeminal neuralgia and classifications  2. Describe the clinical manifestations and diagnosis for trigeminal neuralgia.  3. Review effective medical and surgical treatment options for trigeminal neuralgia; indications and effectiveness.    Moderator  Gregory E. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.  Chief of Adult Neurology  Medical Director, Memory Center  Norton Neuroscience Institute  Norton Healthcare  Louisville, Kentucky    Speakers  Abigail Rao, M.D.  Neurosurgeon  Norton Neuroscience Institute  Norton Healthcare  Louisville, Kentucky    Brian Plato, D.O., FAHS  Neurologist  Medical Director  Headache Medicine, Neurology  Norton Neuroscience Institute  Norton Healthcare  Louisville, Kentucky    Moderator, Speaker and Planner Disclosures  The planners and moderators of this activity do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. Brian Plato, D.O., did have relationships with Pfizer and Biohaven as a speaker which have ended. Abigal Rao, M.D. did have a relationship with Medtronic as a consultant and speaker which has ended.    Commercial Support  There was no commercial support for this activity.    Physician Credits  Accreditation  Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.    Designation  Norton Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.    Nursing Credits  Norton Healthcare Institute for Education and Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing professional development activity has been approved for 0.50 contact hours. In order for nursing participants to obtain credits, they must claim attendance by attesting to the number of hours in attendance.    For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, RN, SANE-A, AFN-BC at (502) 446-5889 or    Resources for Additional Study:  The changing face of trigeminal neuralgia-A narrative review    Trigeminal Neuralgia      Norton Healthcare, a not for profit health care system, is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. Five Louisville hospitals provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at    Date of Original Release |Aug 2023; Information is current as of the time of recording.    Course Termination Date | Aug 2025    Contact Information | Center for Continuing Medical, Provider and Nursing Education; (502) 446-5955 or   
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