4th Annual Stroke Symposium (RP1411B)

Dallas, TX US
November 8, 2014

The audience will become more familiar with special populations in stroke prevention, diagnosis and treatment, including pediatrics and women. Special circumstances which impact care include hypercoaguable states, strokes in head trauma and the use of new novel anticoagulants in secondary stroke prevention. A lecture on sampling these special groups will offer better understanding of outcomes in trials which lead to change in practice. For facilities seeking stroke center designation or advancement to a comprehensive stroke center, the discussion on best practice of a comprehensive stroke center will bring focus and reality to the goals of a program

Target Audience

This program is specifically designed for Primary Care providers, Internists, APNs, RNs, EMS and Allied Health Professionals desiring advanced knowledge in stroke.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Medical Knowledge) and:

  • Recognize stroke risks in special populations including women and children.
  • Appropriately identify risk factors for stroke including obstructive sleep apnea and hypercoaguable states.
  • Apply the appropriate use of new novel anticoagulants in secondary stroke prevention.
  • Reflect on best practice habits of a comprehensive stroke center.
  • Review the treatment decisions of trauma related stroke.
  • Examine how quality data leads to change in care paradigms for special populations.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/01/2014
Course expires: 
04/01/2015
Event starts: 
11/08/2014 - 7:20am
Event ends: 
11/08/2014 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$85.00
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Course Director:

Mark Alberts, MD
Professor, Vice-Chair of Clinical Affairs
Department of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Co-Course Director:

Amanda Dirickson, APRN, SCRN
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Department of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

UT SOUTHWESTERN FACULTY:

Hunt Batjer, MD
Lois C.A. and Darwin E. Smith Distinguished Chair in Neurological Surgery
Professor & Chairman
Department of Neurological Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Gregory Carter, MD, PhD
Associate Professor & Medical Director
Clinical Centers for Breathing and Sleep Disorders
Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Michael Dowling, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Neurology & Neurotherapeutics
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Laura Riise, MS, RN, SCRN
Stroke Coordinator
University Hospitals
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Ravindra Sarode, MD
Professor
Department of Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Daiwai Olson, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics
UT Southwestern Medical Center

John Warner, MD
Professor
VP & Chief Executive Officer
University Hospitals
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Invited Guest Speaker
Cheryl Bushnell, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Wake Forest Baptist Stroke Center
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Registration 

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  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA
  • 6.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2014
Course expires: 
04/01/2015

Price

Cost:
$85.00
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