2018 Northwestern Medicine Stroke and Cerebrovascular Conference

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Event Date: 

Saturday, October 13, 2018 (All day)

About the Event: 

This course is designed for all healthcare providers managing stroke patients, including: those in the emergency department, cardiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, advanced care providers, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, social workers and allied health professionals.

Course Highlights:

Outline the importance of rehabilitation intervention for early recovery of stroke patients

Discuss the causes and management of cardiac causes of stroke to include both medical and interventional options and current trials

Review current state-of-the-art endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke and discuss various clinical trials in endovascular management

Discuss the role of nurses in the acute intervention, management and care of stroke patients

Examine the role of frontline neuroradiology imaging and functional imaging in acute stroke and paradigm in triaging patients for acute intervention

Review the literature and discuss endovascular and surgical options for revascularization

Discuss and review criteria for both surgical and endovascular options for patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysm

Discuss cases of subarachnoid hemorrhage and management of ruptured cerebral aneurysm

Discuss the role of a neurointerventionist in the prevention of complications related to acute stroke and present current guidelines

External Link: 

Event Website