C66 - Update on Medical Management of Stroke

Event Time: Monday April 23, 2018 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Cerebrovascular Disease and Interventional Neurology, Foundations in Clinical Neurology, Neurohospitalist
Director(s): Natalia Rost MD, MPH, FAAN, FAHA
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 is designed to address the challenges in management of acute stroke and to provide attendees with the essential set of skills for rapid clinical decision-making that is based on the latest advances in cerebrovascular disease. Critical milestones in the management timeline of acute stroke and resources necessary to deliver best practices in stroke care will be outlined.
Completion Message: Participants should be familiar with the latest advances in medical management of acute stroke, including the 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 resource utilization (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: Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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