C116 - Cerebrovascular Disease I: Prevention

Event Time: Tuesday April 24, 2018 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): Cerebrovascular Disease and Interventional Neurology, Foundations in Clinical Neurology, Neurohospitalist
Director(s): Larry Goldstein MD, FAAN, FAHA
Description: Faculty will cover specific, rotating topics related to the prevention of a first or recurrent stroke, including changing epidemiology and lifestyle modifications, platelet antiaggregants, and patent foramen ovale. There will be ample time for discussion and questions. This program complements C129: Cerebrovascular Disease II: Update on Guidance-Based Diagnosis and Management of Hemorrhagic Stroke, C151: Cerebrovascular Disease III: Update on Neuroimaging Modalities and Endovascular Therapies for Acute Ischemic Stroke, and C166: Cerebrovascular Disease IV: Telestroke.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to discuss recent changes in stroke epidemiology, recommend appropriate lifestyle changes for stroke prevention, understand the indications and choice of platelet antiaggregants, and discuss risks and benefits of closure of a patent foramen ovale in patients with cryptogenic stroke.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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