Neurology Conference
Time Agenda Speaker
7:30 a.m. Registration  
7:55 a.m. Welcome and introductions  
8:00 a.m. Covid and Brain Fog Carl McComas, MD
8:30 a.m. Carotid Stent and CEA Paul Blom, MD
9:00 a.m. Break  
9:15 a.m. TBI Case studies – Acute to subacute Jenny Murray, RN
9:45 a.m. TBI Post acute Encompass speaker
10:15 a.m. Break  
10:30 a.m. Balance and the Neuro Patient Phillip Simpson, OTR/L
11:00 a.m. Door to Needle Stroke – A Quality Improvement Project Autumn Clemons, RN
11:30 a.m. Multiple Sclerosis Paul Ferguson, MD
12:00 p.m. Lunch  
12:45 p.m. Neurological Assessment Rebecca Barnes, MD
1:15 p.m. Neurological Emergencies Ben Mack, MD
1:45 p.m. Break  
2:00 p.m. Epilepsy Samrina Hanif, MD
2:30 p.m. Neuro Ophthalmology Christopher Burrell, MD
3:00 p.m. Cognitive Rehabilitation Strategies and tools for the Neuro Patient Jennifer Cremeans, M.A./CCC-SLP
3:30 p.m. Evaluations and Adjourn  

*All speakers and topics subject to change

Neuroscience & Stroke Symposium

Friday, November 3, 2023 | 7:30 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M.


This program will provide up to 6 CNE’s to the participants that complete 100% of the conference.

This program is pending approval by the West Virginia Board of PT for 6 hours.

This program is pending approval by WVOEMS

Mountain Health Network, Inc.  is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Successful completion criteria attendance to 100% of the activity. Expiration date is two years from the course date.


No disclosures or conflict, unless otherwise indicated.



Learn the latest information about the management of acutely ill stroke and neurological patients. The conference is designed for nurses, EMS personnel, pharmacists and rehabilitation professionals who work with the neurological population in pre-hospital settings, emergency departments, inpatient units and rehabilitation environments, but anyone wanting to learn more about neurological/stroke issues and treatments is welcome.

Planning Committee

  • Planning committee no disclosures or conflicts indicated:
  • Mitzi Beckett, BSN, RN, SCRN
  • Jenny Edwards, MSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN
  • Christy Franklin, RN, MS, CNRN
  • Cheryl Kane, RN
  • Stacy Shepherd, MSN, RN, CCRN-K
  • Jo Andrea Watson, RN, DNP, MSN, CCRN, CPAN
  • William Webb, OTR/L, MBA


St. Mary’s Conference Center, 2849 Fifth Avenue,
Huntington, WV 25702


For more information or questions, please call 304.526.8347, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or email