Fifth Annual Stroke Symposium: Managing the Complex Stroke Patient

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Fifth Annual Stroke Symposium: Managing the Complex Stroke Patient
May 7, 2013 7:30 am
May 7, 2013 5:00 pm
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medine
April 3, 2013
University of Tennessee Conference Center
Knoxville, TN, United States


With an increase in the number of Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Centers in Tennessee, considerable progress has been made toward improving stroke care, but about one-half of patients still do not receive established care in the recommended timeframe when presenting to these centers.

Learn More at this Conference

In response to the opportunity for improved care and challenges presented by the Comprehensive Stroke Care certification, the Fifth Annual Stroke Symposium will address key issues relating to critically ill cerebrovascular patients, the administration of thrombolytics for acute ischemic stroke and care across the continuum for complex patients.

What You Will Learn

At the conclusion of this program the participant should be able to

  • Summarize criteria for administration if IV t-PA
  • Evaluate patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke
  • Review most recent guidelines for management of hemorrhage
  • Manage critically ill cerebrovascular patients across the continuum of care
  • And more

Who should attend?

Healthcare professionals practicing in

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Also advanced practice nurses, staff nurses, therapists and other professionals involved in the prevention and treatment of stroke

Education Credits 

Approved for 7 AMA and AAPA credits and .7 CEUs

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