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C225 - Update on Medical Management of Stroke

Event Time: Friday April 28, 2017 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Cerebrovascular Disease and Interventional Neurology
Director(s): Natalia Rost MD, MPH, FAAN
Description: For patients presenting with signs and symptoms of acute stroke, the window for diagnosis and intervention is narrow and treatment options are often limited. This program will address the challenges in management of acute stroke and provide the essential skill set for rapid clinical decision-making based on the latest advances in cerebrovascular disease. Faculty will outline critical milestones in the management timeline of acute stroke and resources necessary to deliver best practices in stroke care.
Completion Message: Participants will be familiar with the latest advances in medical management of acute stroke including: best practices in selecting patients for thrombolytic and antithrombotic agent use; management of fluctuating neurological exam and hyperacute stroke complications; referral for early endovascular and surgical interventions; and resources (such as TeleStroke and advanced neuroimaging) to guide precision-diagnosis and management options that are known to improve stroke outcomes.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
7:00 AM - 7:05 AM Introduction and Course Objectives Natalia Rost MD, MPH, FAAN 
7:05 AM - 7:25 AM The Hyperacute Stroke: All That On-call Neurologists Need to Know Natalia Rost MD, MPH, FAAN 
7:25 AM - 7:45 AM Beyond Thrombolytics: Medical Management of Acute Stroke and Its Early Complications Jose Biller MD, FAAN, FACP, FAHA 
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Questions and Answers Faculty 
8:00 AM - 8:20 AM Difficult Decision-making in Acute Stroke: Tools and Resources for Management of Unstable Patients Natalia Rost MD, MPH, FAAN 
8:20 AM - 8:40 AM Special Cases in Acute Stroke: Challenging the Norm Jose Biller MD, FAAN, FACP, FAHA 
8:40 AM - 8:55 AM Questions and Answers Faculty 
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Closing Remarks Faculty 

Disclosures

Speaker Disclosure
Jose Biller, MD, FAAN, FACP, FAHA Dr. Biller has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity forThe Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, Frontiers in Neurology, and Up-To-Date.

Natalia Sana Rost, MD, MPH, FAAN Dr. Rost has received personal compensation for consulting, serving on a scientific advisory board, speaking, or other activities with Broadview Ventures (Consulting), Covance Inc (Clinical Events Committee), Merck and Co. (Clinical Events Committee), Omniox (Scientific Advisory Board), Sanofi Genzyme (Scientific Advisory Board). Dr. Rost has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for UpToDate (Contributing Author), Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine (Stroke Section Editor).

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