C16 - Cerebrovascular Disease I: Prevention

Event Time: Saturday May 4, 2019 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Topic(s): Cerebrovascular Disease and Interventional Neurology, Neurohospitalist, Foundations in Clinical Neurology
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, stroke prevention in women, and resuming anticoagulation after brain hemorrhage. There will be ample time for discussion and questions. This program complements Cerebrovascular Disease II: Update on Guidance-based Diagnosis and Management of Hemorrhagic Stroke, Cerebrovascular Disease III: Update on Neuroimaging Modalities and Endovascular Therapies for Acute Ischemic Stroke, and Cerebrovascular Disease IV: Telestroke, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to discuss recent changes in stroke epidemiology, recommend appropriate lifestyle changes for stroke prevention, understand stroke prevention issues specific to women, and discuss risks and benefits of resumption of anticoagulation after brain hemorrhage.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge

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