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CME : 5.50
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5th Annual Stroke Conference is organized by University of Florida (UF) and will be held on Apr 14, 2018 at Harrell Medical Education Building, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is adult neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurointerventionalists, neuroradiologists, interventional radiologists, emergency medicine specialists, primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, rehabilitation specialists, physical, occupational and speech therapists, respiratory therapists, radiology technologists, case managers, social workers, pharmacists and researchers in the field of cerebrovascular function and disease. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

This CME program is designed to improve the knowledge, competence and performance of healthcare providers engaged in the care of patients with cerebrovascular diseases. The goal of the program is to reduce the gap between current evidence and existing practice in stroke care as well as review the most recent clinical trials that impact patient care algorithms and practices. This conference will focus on science, technology and practical applications in order to equip participants with the tools needed to deliver high quality, evidence-based, patient centered stroke care. Speakers include internationally recognized stroke experts offering specialized topics that cover stroke care across the continuum. Topics include hemorrhagic stroke, systems of care, vascular dementia, nursing and physician tracks, late breaking stroke topics, and more!

Conference Objectives are :
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
• Identify stroke-prone individuals and discuss current and emerging approaches to stroke prevention
• Identify best practices in stroke care in pre-hospital, acute care and post acute care setting
• Identify best practices in interventions in the post-hospital/rehabilitation phase of care
• Discuss current status and future directions in treatment of the neurocritical care patient
• Apply the key concepts that guide acute stroke interventions, including early recognition and determination of eligibility for the administration of intravenous t-PA in acute ischemic stroke
• Discuss how endovascular treatment approaches lead the way in comprehensive stroke care
• Analyze the beneficial impact of utilizing neuro-imaging to detect the stroke lesion, size of infarct and ischemic penumbra
• Recognize the indications for treatment of intracranial aneurysms and examine available neuroendovascular therapeutic options
• Understand the role of rehabilitation in optimizing post-stroke recovery
• Discuss the pivotal role that nurses play in all phases of the interdisciplinary care of stroke patients
• Discuss the benefits of surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation, utilizing the Mini Maze procedure
• Evaluate the data and outcomes of clinical trials and the impact on treatment options for stroke patients.

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Adam J. Polifka
Adam J. Polifka


Swetha Renati
Swetha Renati


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Contact No. 3527330064

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Venue Address

Harrell Medical Education Building
1104 Newell Dr
Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Official Hotel

Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville,

4075 SW 33rd Pl,

Gainesville, Florida, United States of America 32608,

(352) 338-1466

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14 Apr 07:30 AM 14 Apr 04:00 PM USD 1250

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