Annual ACMEGS Course

2017 ACMEGS MEG Course
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Sheraton Grand Phoenix
Phoenix, Arizona

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This educational activity is directed to clinical neurophysiologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, physiatrists, neurosurgeons, trainees in these disciplines and other physicians and researchers who utilize clinical neurophysiological techniques and knowledge in the diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of the nervous system.

At the conclusion of this program, the learner should be able to:

  1. Describe the underlying physics of MEG generation and recording;
  2. Describe the most common and efficient organization of an MEG laboratory;
  3. ldentify epileptiform MEG waveforms with and without EEG correlates;
  4. Process MEG and EEG data with source localization software;
  5. Interpret dipole models of MEG and EEG epileptiform spikes and normal evoked fields;
  6. Distinguish abnormal MEG transients from normal variants; and
  7. Provide a localization of MEG and EEG activity to aid in presurgical epilepsy evaluations.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Polices of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS) and the American Clinical Magnetoencephalography Society (ACMEGS). ACNS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ACNS designates this activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASET - The Neurodiagnostic Society, has granted 6.5 ASET Continuing Education Unites (ASET-CEUs) for this program. Such credentialing, however, should not be construed by program participants as an endorsement of any type of instruments or supplies mentioned in these presentations.

Travel Awards Available!
A total of up to three awards will be made available to ACMEGS members in each of the following three categories: Clinical Fellows, Research Fellows, Technologists. Each award will include: Reimbursement of actual expenses up to $1,000 USD to be made after the conclusion of the ACMEGS Meeting & Course; Complimentary registration to the ACMEGS Annual Course and/or Annual Meeting.

ACNS has reserved a block of rooms at the Grand Sheraton Phoenix. Registrants may make their room reservations through the ACNS website. Reservations are subject to availability. The ACNS group rate of $239/night single/double occupancy can only be guaranteed until January 15, 2017.

The Grand Sheraton Phoenix is approximately 5 miles away from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). Average taxi fare from the airport to downtown Phoenix is approximately $25.