TimeisBrain Advances in Stroke Care Saturday, October 25, 2014 Raleigh, NC
CME Credit The Wake Area Health Education Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health professionals will receive Wake AHEC CEUs and a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and pharmacists. License requirements are subject to change. Wake AHEC recommends that participants contact their licensing boards for specific questions.
Wake AHEC CEU & Contact Hours Wake AHEC will provide 0.5 CEU to participants upon completion of this activity. No partial CEU credit will be given. Wake AHEC will provide up to 5.0 contact hours to participants.
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Application for ACEP credit has been filed. Determination of credit is pending.
Accreditation The Wake Area Health Education Center is accredited by the North Carolina Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Disclosure The Wake AHEC adheres to ACCME Essential Areas and policies regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Commercial support for the program and faculty relationships within the industry will be disclosed at the activity. Speakers will also state when off-label or experimental drugs or devices are incorporated in their presentations.
Target Audience This conference is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, rehab therapists, and others who care for stroke patients.
Purpose The purpose of this conference is to present current literature, guidelines, and best practices for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of stroke across the patient care continuum.
Review the literature and recent guidelines regarding stroke prevention in women.
Define the role of the emergency department in the management of stroke.
Identify methods to improve ED thrombolysis door-to-needle time.
Describe evidence-based management of stroke including malignant ischemic stroke, ICH and aneurysmal SAH.
Describe new methods for treating aneurysms.
Identify dizziness diagnosis by timing and triggers rather than type (TiTrATE).
Identify posterior canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) based on nystagmus features.
Distinguish stroke from vestibular neuritis in acute vestibular syndrome using bedside examination (‘H.I.N.T.S.’).
Jason Mackey, MD, MS Assistant Professor of Neurology Director, Cerebrovascular Outcomes Center Indiana University School of Medicine
Peter D. Panagos, MD, FAHA, FACEP Associate Professor Emergency Medicine and Neurology Washington University School of Medicine Co-Director, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University Stroke Network
Dedrick Jordan, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery Chief, Division of Neurocritical Care Department of Neurology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine Medical Director, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit University of North Carolina Hospitals
Ali R. Zomorodi, MD Medical Director, Skull Base Surgery Center Division of Neurosurgery Duke University School of Medicine
David E. Newman-Toker, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Neurology & Otolaryngology The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Conference Planning Committee
Course Director Keith Hull, MD, FAAN, FAHA Director, WakeMed Stroke Center Raleigh Neurology Associates
Debbi Hillman, Ms Ed, RHEd Assistant Director, CME Wake AHEC
Kimberly Elks, BSN, RN, CCM Stroke Program Coordinator WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Angela Hollis, BSN, RN-BC Stroke/HF Program Coordinator WakeMed Cary Hospital
Desiree Hunter, BSN, RN, CNRN Manager, 5B Neuro Intermediate Care WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Catherine Lewis, PharmD, CACP, BCPS Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Internal Medicine Clinical Specialist WakeMed Health and Hospitals
Lue McKnight, MBA Project Coordinator, CME Wake AHEC
Linda Mayo, MSN, APRN, ACNS, CRRN, CNRN, SCRN, CDE Clinical Nurse Specialist Medical-Surgical Divisions Duke Raleigh Hospital