UPMC Stroke Institute Spring 2022 Virtual Nursing Symposium

June 10, 2022

The UPMC Stroke Institute Spring 2022 Virtual Nursing Symposium is designed to provide the most recent advances in stroke for nurses and health care providers including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.  This event is to assist with educational requirements of nurses who work at certified stroke centers and to provide education to health care professionals who care for stroke patients.

Target Audience

This half day conference is geared towards nurses and other health care professionals who are affiliated with neurology, emergency medicine, neurosurgery and are working with patients through pre-, intra, and post-acute stroke care.

Learning Objectives

1.    Develop a better understanding of integrative medicine’s role in cerebrovascular/cardiovascular disease prevention and protection.
2.    Identify post stroke complications and the value of using integrative medicine post stroke. 
3.    Understanding the epidemiology of cryptogenic stroke, diagnostic workup, and potential etiologies.
4.    To become familiar with the guideline-based indications for endovascular stroke therapy.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/28/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
06/10/2022 - 7:45am EDT
Event ends: 
06/10/2022 - 12:30pm EDT

Schedule
7:45am    Check-in - Microsoft Teams

8:00am    Opening Remarks
Stephanie Henry, MSN, RN

8:15am    State of the Art for Endovascular Stroke Therapy: Beyond the Guidelines
Raul Nogueira, MD, FAHA, FSVIN

9:15am    Integrative Medicine Pearls and Stroke
Bethanne Meyer-McCabe, CRNP

10:15am    Break

10:30am    Decrypting Cryptogenic Stroke
Matthew Starr, MD

11:30am    Cerebral Aneurysms
Alhamza Al-Bayati, MD

12:30pm    Closing Remarks

Live Virtual Conference
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Virtual Symposium

Course Directors
Stephanie Henry, MSN, RN – Program Director, UPMC Stroke Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Christina Bonaccorsi, PA-C – Lead APP, UPMC Stroke Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

Invited Faculty
Alhamza Al-Bayati, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery, UPMC Stroke Institute

Stephanie Henry, MSN, RN
Program Director, UPMC Stroke Institute

Bethanne Meyer-McCabe, MS, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, CNRN
UPMC Mercy Stroke Clinic

Raul Nogueira, MD, FAHA, FSVIN
Medical Director, UPMC Stroke Institute
Endowed Professor & Division Chief of Cerebrovascular Medicine
Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

Matthew Starr, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Associate Director, UPMC Stroke Institute
Director of Vascular Neurology Fellowship 

In support of improving patient care, 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.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 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 4.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.  

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.

Available Credit

  • 4.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.50 Attendance
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Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by emailing kennedymr3@upmc.edu.

For more information, contact Megan Kennedy at kennedymr3@upmc.edu.