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6th Annual Neurovascular Symposium

Christiana Hospital campusJohn H. Ammon Medical Education Center
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The Sixth Annual Neurovascular Symposium hosted by Christiana Care Health System will begin with the latest changes to prehospital stroke decision making and the importance of time in stroke care. Subsequent sessions will explore endovascular advancements and the role of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) in stroke. Additional sessions will focus on posterior circulation strokes, recreational drugs and stroke, neurosurgical options for stroke, and the assessment of cryptogenic stroke.

Target audience

This course is designed for primary care physicians, emergency medicine physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, intensivists, hospitalists, residents and stroke team members including
mid-level providers, nurses, pharmacists, technologists and any other health care professionals interested in the diagnostic and treatment techniques of patients with neurological pathologies.

Learner objectives

After participation in this education activity, learners will be able to:

  1. Identify the role of prehospital decision making in patients with possible large vessel occlusions.
  2. Identify and describe the decision making process for intravenous and interventional treatment of acute ischemic stroke.
  3. Describe the latest changes in antithrombotic therapy and the impact it has on reducing the risk of stroke.
  4. Describe the evidence-based research of patent foramen ovale (PFO) treatment for the prevention of stroke.
  5. Identify current and emerging approaches in the neurosurgical treatment of acute stroke.
  6. Describe the impact recreational drugs have on increasing the risk of strokes.
  7. Explain the assessment and differential diagnosis of cryptogenic stroke.

Questions: Email Doug Huisenga or call 302-733-5221.

Register online by April 16, 2018.