UPMC Altoona Second Annual Acute Neurovascular Symposium

Altoona, PA US
September 20, 2019

The Second 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 of 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.

Target Audience

This one-day symposium is geared towards nurses, physicians, EMS, therapists, and other health care professionals who provide neurology, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and cognitive therapy services to patients from pre-through post-acute stroke.

 

Learning Objectives

Objectives

  • Differentiate between Home Therapy vs Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Differentiate between the treatment options for Cerebral Aneurysm patients
  • Summarize acceptable healthy food choices for patients during the post stroke recovery period
  • Differentiate between different types of stroke and determining eligibility for treatment
  • Explain three common cognitive limitations stroke patients experience during the recovery phase
  • Describe the post-stroke challenges patients and caregivers encounter
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 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.
  • 7.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/20/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
09/20/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/20/2019 - 6:00pm

 

Schedule

7:00 am

Friday, September 20, 2019

Registration

 

7:45 am

Conference Overview

Cynthia Kenmuir MD, PhD

 

8:00 am

Healthy Diet & Lifestyle

Maxim Hammer MD

 

9:00 am

Neurostimulants in Stroke Rehabilitation

Kevin Franzese MD

 

10:00 am

BREAK

 

10:15 am

Neuro-Critical Care Management

Lori Shutter MD, FNCS, FCCM

 

11:15 am

Update on Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment

Cindy Kenmuir MD, PhD

 

12:15 pm

LUNCH

 

1:00 pm

Patient Experience

Shane Douglas

Cerebral Aneurysms

 

2:00 pm

Brad Gross MD

 

2:45 pm

BREAK

 

3:00 pm

RACEing to Angio

Prehospital Stroke Regionalization

Frank Guyette MD, MPH

 

4:00 pm

Conference Adjournment

 

 
UPMC Altoona
620 Howard Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
United States

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

Bradley Gross, MD is a consultant for Microvention and Medtronic.

No other planners, 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 to disclose.

 

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

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded 0.7 continuing education units (CEU’s) which are equal to 7.0 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 7.00 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.
  • 7.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/20/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
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