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Neuroscience Conference

Tuesday, August 6 at 7:30 AM
Mercy Medical Center, East tower 7, Des Moines, IA, 50314 Show Map

Time, date and location may be subject to change. Please confirm prior to arrival with contact person below.


Michael Jacoby, M.D.
Mercy Ruan Neurology/Neuroscience Center, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines


Provide updates in diagnostics, management and the current challenges in caring for the patient with neurological conditions.


Upon conclusion of this series, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss diagnosis and clinical manifestations for various neurological diseases and disorders.
  • Appraise appropriate evaluation, management strategies and treatment options utilized in caring for the patients with neurological disease or disorders.
  • Incorporate evidence based management, research and current guidelines into clinical practice.
  • Identify the advantages of the team approach in caring for patients with neurological  diseases or disorders.

Educational methods

Case presentations. If you’d be interested in presenting a case, please contact Valerie Spickel-Diehl at 515-358-0002.

Target audience

Neurologists, neurological surgeons, psychiatrists, radiologists, physiatrists, pathologists, primary care physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, ancillary staff and allied health professionals who are involved in the management of patients with neurological conditions.

Disclosure policy

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME providers and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures or devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Commercial support


Accreditation statements

ACCME: Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines is accredited by the Iowa Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: Des Moines University continuing education and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.0 hours of AOA Category 1-B CME credits.


For questions regarding AOA credit, please contact:

Continuing Medical Education, AC #505
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

For questions regarding ACCME or IBON credit, please contact:

Continuing Medical Education
Mercy Medical Center
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314


Des Moines University is committed to making our continuing education programs accessible to all individuals. If you have a disability, please contact the continuing education office within seven business days regarding any auxiliary aid(s) and/or service(s), as identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act.