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Fifth Annual Update in Neurology

February 28 - 29, 2020

MUSC Bioengineering Auditorium
68 President St
Charleston, SC 29425

Conference Description

The Fifth Annual Update in Neurology has been developed in response to a needs assessment conducted of healthcare providers in the southeast, identifying relevant cutting edge information in neurology. This educational format is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to manage common neurological complaints in the primary care setting, and to implement strategies in practice resulting in best practices. An educational format of case presentations, audience response participation and lecture with question and answer will be incorporated for the attendees' learning experience. Please refer to the agenda for topics to be presented and discussed.

Conference Schedule

A full conference schedule can be found on the Neurology Conference Schedule page or on the Fifth Annual Neurology Update Brochure (PDF).

Conference Faculty

A full listing of conference faculty can be found on the Neurology Conference Faculty page.

Online Syllabus

The syllabus will be provided online during the conference, and for up to 30 days after the conference ends. Information will be emailed to you a few days prior to the conference so that you may download a copy. A printed syllabus is also available upon request at the time of your registration for an additional fee of $35.00.

Credit Designation

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: Most states accept CMEs that apply to a specific nursing specialty as nursing continuing education. Please check with your respective State Board of Nursing to ascertain the equivalent number of contact hours offered for 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive your CME and CEU credits online. After the conference, you will be emailed an overall evaluation and instructions on how to claim your credit online and print your credit certificate. On the registration form, please provide the email address that you actively use to ensure that you receive these important emails.


In accordance with the ACCME Essentials & Standards, anyone involved in planning, presenting or moderating at this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the health care industry. This information will be made available to participants at the beginning of the activity. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be required to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.


The Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Americans with Disabilities Act

It is the policy of the Medical University of South Carolina not to discriminate against any person on the basis of disabilities. If you feel you need services or the auxiliary aids mentioned in this act in order to fully participate in this continuing education activity, please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at (843) 876-1925, or attach a note to your registration.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Rates (On/Before January 15)

Physicians (MD and DO)  -  $520
Advanced Practice Providers (PA and NP)  -  $320
Nurses and Other Health Professionals  -  $220

Regular (After January 15)

Physicians (MD and DO)  -  $595
Advanced Practice Providers (PA and NP)  -  $395
Nurses and Other Health Professionals  -  $295

Registration fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, electronic course syllabus, and credit processing.

No pre-registrations will be accepted after February 25, 2020. After this date, you must contact the MUSC Office of CME at 843-876-1925 to see if space is still available.  If space is still available you must register on-site. Note: There will be an increased rate for on-site registrations!

Registration Methods

(Please use ONE of these methods to register.  Do not mail if previously faxed or telephoned).

Mail: Send registration form with check made out to “Medical University of South Carolina” or credit card information to: MUSC Office of CME, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, HE221, Suite A, MSC 754, Charleston, SC 29425

Phone: Call us at (843) 876-1925 to register by credit card only.

Fax:  Send registration form with credit card information to (843) 876-1931.

Online: To register online, visit Neurology Online Registration.

Conference Cancellation

A refund will be made upon written request prior to January 31, 2020; however, $100 will be retained for administrative costs. No refunds will be made after February 1, 2020. We reserve the right to cancel the program if necessary. Full registration fees will be refunded for cancelled programs. The Medical University of South Carolina cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline or other transportation fares, hotel or rental car charges, including penalties. By registering for this conference, you agree to this cancellation policy.

Hotel Information 

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at area hotels at discounted rates. Rates will be held until the date specified’ however the room block may fill prior to the date. In this case, neither the discounted rate nor guest room availability can be guaranteed. We recommend you make your reservations as soon as possible. (Please note: All room blocks are held through January 29, 2020. After this time, we cannot guarantee the listed room rate.)

Springhill Suites by Marriott Downtown/Riverview
$117.00 per night
98 Ripley Point Drive Charleston SC 29407
Book your group rate at Springhill Suites by Marriott Downtown/Riverview

Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront
$129 per night (standard room), $139 per night (waterview)
35 Lockwood Drive Charleston SC 29401
Book your group rate at Courtyard by Marriott

Francis Marion Hotel
$279 per night
387 King Street Charleston SC 29403
Book your group rate at the Francis Marion Hotel
Online Code: NEUROLOGY20