C112 - Stroke in Young Adults and Women

Event Time: Tuesday April 25, 2017 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Cerebrovascular Disease and Interventional Neurology, Child Neurology and Developmental Neurology
Director(s): Aneesh Singhal MD, FAAN
Description: Faculty will review the incidence, risk factors, mechanisms, outcomes, and long-term impact after stroke in young adults and women. The program will focus on ischemic stroke and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Special emphasis will be given to cerebral arteriopathies such as dissection, vasculitis and the reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes, as well as hormonal risk factors, and the unique multi-disciplinary needs of young adults and women with stroke.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to promptly recognize stroke in the young, develop cost-effective diagnostic strategies, deliver appropriate evidence-based acute and preventive treatment, and effectively manage the long-term consequences of stroke in young adults and women.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

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