Bass Neurosurgery Symposium: Topics in Cerebrovascular Disease (RP1602C)

Dallas, TX US
February 26, 2016 to February 27, 2016

This activity will be focused on the idenfication, treatment (medical/interventional/surgical) of, and recovery from the effects of cerebrovascular disease. An emphasis will be made on the interventions available and forthcoming on diseases that include ischemic stroke, brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and moyamoya disease. A participant in this activity will be able to assess the basic symptoms of stroke, understand the evolution of stroke systems of care, and speak with their family memebers about stroke prevention and rehabilitation. The participant should leave with a basic understanding of new trends in the treatment of cerebrovascular diseases.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss new developments in the treatment of large vessel occlusive disease
  • Recognize the need for multidisciplinary options available for the treatment of cerebrovascular disease
  • Facilitate family discussions about stroke and support of stroke patients
  • Discuss new innovations in the treatment of cerebrovascular disease
  • Discuss trends in stroke recovery
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA
  • 5.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/26/2016 - 6:00pm CST
Event ends: 
02/27/2016 - 3:00pm CST
UT Southwestern Medical Center - T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building
6001 Forest Park
Dallas, TX 75235
United States


Babu G. Welch, M.D., FAANS
Associate Professor
Neurosurgery & Radiology
Cerebrovascular & Endovascular Neurosurgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas


Tony Whitworth, M.D.
Associate Professor
Neurological Surgery, Radiation Oncology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas


Accreditation Statement

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


The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


UT Southwestern University Hospitals is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 5.16 contact hours.


This continuing education activity is approved by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, an organization accredited to provide EMS continuing education by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS).

Physical Therapists:

An application has been submitted to the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners to request approval for continuing competence requirements for PT’s and PTA’s.


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  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
  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

  • 5.00 AMA
  • 5.00 Attendance


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