2020 Third Annual Acute Neurovascular Symposium
Due to social distancing guidelines, UPMC Altoona’s Neurovascular committee has decided to “GoVirtual” for our 2020 Third Annual Acute Neurovascular Symposium event. The Third Annual Acute Neurovascular Symposium is designed to provide the most recent advances in stroke care for nurses and health care providers including physical, occupational, and speech therapists. This event is held annually to assist with educational requirements on nurses and to provide education to health care professionals who care for stroke patients. The faculty of experts will present stroke research, didactic training, and case presentations on Acute Stroke Care.
Physicians, Nurses and other health care professionals who care for stroke patients.
• Describe the symptoms of the caregiver’s compassion fatigue.
• Describe the pre- and post-treatments of subarachnoid hemorrhage.
• Differentiate between the treatment options of subarachnoid hemorrhage.
• Define the triage and workup process of TIA’s.
• Discuss the benefits of a treatment approach that utilizes specific and
active interventions for TIA/CVA.
• Differentiate between the symptoms and types of stroke syndromes.
• Prioritize critical care interventions for individuals with neurological
• Differentiate treatment options for subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Schedule Friday, September 18, 2020
7:30 a.m. Virtual Log In Begins
7:45 a.m. Introduction - Cynthia Kenmuir, MD, PhD
8 a.m. Stroke Syndromes - Cynthia Kenmuir, MD, PhD
9 a.m. Time is Brain — Early Recognition and Treatment of Ischemic Stroke - Mausamin Hathidara, MD
10 a.m. Updates on Cryptogenic Stroke - Danoushka Tememe, MD
11 a.m. Self-Care: The Antidote to Burnout and Compassion Fatigue - Victoria Deans, LCSW
12 p.m. Lunch Break
12:30 p.m. Emergent and Neuro-interventional Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage - Michael Lang, MD
1:30 p.m. ICU management of Acute Stroke - Bradley Molyneaux, MD
2:30 p.m. Conference Adjournment
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Research, Uniformed Service University of Health Sciences. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6.25 contact hours.
Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Other Health Care Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 6.25 AAPA Category I CME
- 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 6.25 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 6.25 Attendance
Registering online is the quickest and easiest way to reserve your space at CCEHS conferences.
1. Visit our online registration site at https://cce.upmc.com/Acute-Neurovascular-2020
2. Click the all registrants button then add to cart. Enter all the requested information (including an email address) and follow the prompts to submit your registration after entering your payment information.
3. Print the automatic electronic registration confirmation email sent to the email address you provided us when you registered. If you do not receive this confirmation, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. If you need assistance registering online, please contact Samuel Stevens by email SEStevens@AltoonaRegional.org.
The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences reserves the right to cancel this program if sufficient registrations are not received.