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CME : 7.5
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Brooklyn Stroke Conference 2020 is organized by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) and will be held on Jun 02, 2020 at St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States of America.

Target Audience
Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, Emergency Medicine, and Quality Improvement Departments: Physical & Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics), Administrators, Stroke Program Directors, Pharmacists and other health professionals.

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Objective:
To educate healthcare professionals on current research findings and clinical standards of stroke management and treatment. Provide an opportunity for general discussion and collaboration regarding state stroke care initiatives.

Topics to include:
• Is the tPA era coming to an end?
• Advances in endovascular thrombectomy
• How hard should we be looking for atrial fibrillation?
• Is intracerebral hemorrhage becoming treatable?
• Where are stroke centers going in 2020?
​• New York State and Stroke Center Certification.

Learning Objectives:
At the completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

• Recognize obstructive sleep apnea as a risk factor for ischemic stroke
• Discuss the use of CT angiography in the selection of patients for endovascular stroke therapy.
• Discuss the use of MRI in acute stroke diagnosis.
• Understand the importance of the connection between obstructive sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation.
• Recognize the differences between prior trials of endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke, and the results of more recent trials.
• Discuss advances in the tools for endovascular therapy of ischemic stroke.
• Identify two clinical trials for surgery and minimally invasive management of intracerebral hemorrhage.
• Understand how recent research impacts blood pressure management in spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage.
• Recognize the advantages and limitations of new or target specific anticoagulants.
• Discuss quality measures to improve the recognition of stroke in the emergency department.
• Identify the recent changes to the list of contraindications to the use of IV TPA.
• Discuss the use of IV TPA beyond three hours of onset.
• Discuss how EMS can be vital in the future of stroke systems of care

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Contact No. : 212-731-7950

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Venue Address

St. Francis College
180 Remsen St #4305
Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States of America

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