Neurosurgery

College of Neurological Surgeons 2017 Acute Stroke Care Symposium


Saturday, June 24, 2017 | All Day Add to Calendar

This symposium brings the entire neurocritical care team together to improve outcomes in patients with acute ischemic stroke by improving triage and medical management of neurological emergencies. Large group sessions will address protocols and workflow impacting stroke care, as well as novel diagnostic modalities and the impact of telestroke. Small-group breakout sessions will address specific challenges in early diagnosis, imaging, medical management, surgical care, and administrative issues related to Stroke Center certification.

  • Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify critical diagnostic indicators for acute stroke
  • Describe criteria for identifying patients for transfer to a Certified Stroke Center
  • Describe administrative requirements for stroke center development and certification
  • Outline appropriate medical management prior to IV TPA or endovascular treatment
  • Describe best practice procedural management and systems of care for acute ischemic stroke

Location

Houston Marriott Medical Center, Houston, Texas

6580 Fannin Street

Contact

Michele L. Hilgart

877-517-1267 (Toll Free)