Acute Stroke Management
Due to COVID-19, the 5th Annual Acute Stroke Management Conference is cancelled. All paid registrants will receive a full refund.
This one-day conference is geared towards nurses and other health care professionals who are affiliated with neurology, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, physical therapy and occupational therapy and are working with patients from pre- through post-acute stroke care.
• Describe four different levels of care used to triage the acute stroke patient
• Summarize the decision-making process for an endovascular thrombectomy procedure
• Differentiate between the management of stroke mimic and ischemic stroke
• Describe the difference between slow vs. fast infarct progression in patients w/LVO
• Differentiate between three different types of advanced stroke nursing certifications
• Explain the risks and benefits to using thrombolysis beyond 4.5 hours
• Identify three priorities when assessing the patient w/Intracerebral Hemorrhage
• Identify three key reasons speech-language pathologists are integral to interdisciplinary acute stroke care
• Explain the strategies to maximize functional recovery after stroke
The hotel will offer ASM guests, based on availability, a discounted room rate of $119.00 plus 9% applicable state and local taxes. Please note there is no hotel room block but a discounted room rate based on availability. To receive this rate please mention you will be attending the ASM conference.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6.5 contact hours.
- 6.50 AAPA Category I CME
- 6.50 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.
- 6.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation