2017 Acute Stroke Care Symposium - Houston

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Event Date: 

Saturday, June 24, 2017 (All day)

About the Event: 

This symposium brings the entire neurocritical care team together to improve outcomes in patients with acute ischemic stroke by improving triage and medical management of neurological emergencies. Large group sessions will address protocols and workflow impacting stroke care, as well as novel diagnostic modalities and the impact of telestroke. Small-group breakout sessions will address specific challenges in early diagnosis, imaging, medical management, surgical care, and administrative issues related to Stroke Center certification.

The CNS designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

This activity was approved by the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Who Should Attend:

  • Stroke care medical professionals
    • Physicians
    • Neurologists
    • Radiologists
    • EMS
    • Critical Care and ED Nurses
    • Administrators
    • Advanced Practice Providers
  • Stroke care teams from hospitals that feed into the major Comprehensive Stroke Care Centers

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify critical diagnostic indicators for acute stroke
  • Describe criteria for identifying patients for transfer to a Certified Stroke Center
  • Describe administrative requirements for stroke center development and certification
  • Outline appropriate medical management prior to IV TPA or endovascular treatment
  • Describe best practice procedural management and systems of care for acute ischemic stroke

Registration Rates:

Registration Category   Fee After June 5
Member Physician   $325  
Non-member Physician   $400
Member Resident - New! Special 50% discounted rate   $62
Non-member Resident - New! Special 50% discounted rate   $87
Member Non-physician (EMS, critical care and ED nurses, lab staff, hospitalists, administrators, advanced practice providers)   $50
Non-member Non-physician (EMS, critical care and ED nurses, lab staff, hospitalists, administrators, advanced practice providers)   $60

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