StrokeConf ITEMS
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[tab_item title=”Conference Information”]This conference will discuss a broad range of topics related to stroke to include: Pre-hospital and Emergency Department Evaluation of Acute Stroke Patient; Novel Anticoagulant Reversal Agents in the treatment of Acute Ischemic or Hemorrhagic Stroke; Advanced Imaging in a Level I Stroke Center; Acute Stroke Intervention- Devices, Stents, and IA thrombolytic; Tele-Stroke; Target Stroke Phase II; Cognition to Coping; Surgical Intervention for Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage; Transcatheter PFO Closure and Left Atrial Appendage for Stroke Prevention. The target audience for this activity includes physicians, nurses, pre-hospital, physical therapists, occupational therapists, hospital chaplains and all others of interest caring for the stroke patient.

• In 2010, worldwide prevalence of stroke was 33 million, with 16.9 million people
having a first stroke. Stroke was the second-leading global cause of death behind
heart disease, accounting for 11.13% of total deaths worldwide.
• Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 129,000
people a year.
• Stroke kills someone in the U.S. about once every four minutes.
• African-Americans have nearly twice the risk for a first-ever stroke than white
people, and a much higher death rate from stroke.
• Over the past 10 years, the death rate from stroke has fallen about 35 percent
and the number of stroke deaths has dropped about 21 percent.
• About 795,000 people have a stroke every year.
• Someone in the U.S. has a stroke about once every 40 seconds.
• Stroke causes 1 of every 20 deaths in the U.S.
• Stroke is a leading cause of disability.
• Stroke is the leading preventable cause of disability.

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2014/12/18/CIR.0000000000000152.citation

For more conference information, contact the CoxHealth Stroke Center at 417/269-2069 or 417/269-2057 or via email at debra.mergen@coxhealth.com.

Americans with Disabilities Act: If you have special needs addressed by this act, please notify us at least two weeks before this offering so that reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate your needs.

Note: Please bring a sweater or jacket due to variations in temperature and personal preferences.

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PROGRAM AND OBJECTIVES
By attending this educational activity participants should be able to integrate some or all of the objectives as listed.
07:30 – 07:50 am Registration/Continental Breakfast/Vendor Exhibits
07:50 – 08:00 Welcome/Overview of the DayRichard Jung, MD, Physician Moderator
08:00 – 09:00 Pre-hospital and Emergency Department Evaluation of Acute Stroke Patient – Matt Brandt, MD

  • Discuss initial assessment, indications, complications, and management of stroke in the pre-hospital and emergency room setting.

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09:00 – 10:00 Novel Anticoagulant Reversal Agents in the treatment of Acute Ischemic or Hemorrhagic Stroke – John Waites, MD

  • Identify the Novel Anticoagulant Reversal Agents
  • Describe the use of the Novel Anticoagulant Reversal Agents for the management of Acute Ischemic or Hemorrhagic Stroke

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10:00 – 10:15 Break/Exhibits
10:15 – 11:15 Advanced Imaging in a Level I Stroke Center – Jason Little, MD

  • Describe current diagnostic modalities
  • Contrast and correlate best practice with Missouri state regulations for Level 1 Stroke Centers.

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11:15 – 12:15 Keynote Speaker: When and How to Perform Acute Stroke Intervention; Devices, Stents, and IA thrombolytic – Ashish Nanda, MD

  • Discuss results and implications of recent neurointerventional literature.
  • Identify stroke patients who may benefit from endovascular treatment.
  • Discuss rapid evaluation, referral, transport and time to treatment

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12:15 – 1300 Lunch (provided on site)
1300 – 1400 Breakout Session:
Foster Auditorium
Management of ICH
Richard Jung, MD

  • Describe the guidelines for patients with intracerebral hemorrhage

Presentation not available

Cafeteria A & B
Target Stroke Phase II
Bryan Finke, MD

  • Analyze and implement care to the stroke patient based on level of need

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1400 – 1430 Cognition to Coping – Brittany Allen, PhD

  • Identify post-stroke cognitive evaluation tools
  • Discuss coping mechanisms for stroke survivors

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1430 – 1445 Break/Exhibits
1445 – 1530 Surgical Intervention for Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage –Edwin Cunningham, MD

  • Describe the signs, etiology and treatment of intracranial hemorrhage (subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracerebral hemorrhage).

Presentation not available

1530 – 1615 Transcatheter PFO Closure and Left Atrial Appendage for Stroke Prevention – Steven Rowe, MD

  • Discuss transcatheter closure of a patent foramen ovale (PFO) in patients with cryptogenic cerebral ischemia
  • Examine impact of transcatheter closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) on recurrence of thromboembolic events.

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1615 – 1630 Evaluations/Statements of Credit/Adjourn
1630 Exit
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We reserve the right to substitute speakers and topics in case of emergency or cancellation. Information presented during this conference represents the views and opinions of the presenters and does not necessarily constitute the opinion, endorsement of, or promotion by CoxHealth. Presenters are responsible for obtaining all copyright permissions.  No sponsorship or commercial support has been received for this activity. No Off Label medications or medical devices will be discussed.

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[tab_item title=”Educational Credits”]
CoxHealth is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CoxHealth designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. For questions regarding physician credit contact christine.tibbs@coxhealth.com.

Cox College Interprofessional Simulation & Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

7.0 Contact Hours

This Live activity, CoxHealth Stroke Conference, with a beginning date of 11/30/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been approved by the Arkansas Board of Physical Therapy for 7.0 contact hours and it is deemed equivalent by the Missouri Board of Healing Arts per 4 CSR 150-3.203-5A.

This program meets the criteria for category 2.3 (attending employer-provided, workplace continuing education) Professional Development Unit activities for NBCOT© and, qualifies as 4.5 contact hours (equivalent to 4.5 NBCOT© Professional Development Units).

CoxHealth Prehospital Services is an approved provider of continuing education by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Unit of EMS. This activity has been approved for 7.0 contact hours. The Training Center number is 07710C.

This program has been deemed appropriate for chaplains to list 7.0 contact hours of continuing education credit. Credit should be listed on the Association of Professional Chaplains Annual Summary of Continuing Education Hours Form in the area of “Workshops/Conferences/Seminars/Symposia.”

This program has been approved by CoxHealth Stroke Center for 7.0 stroke contact hours for CoxHealth employees.

This program has been approved for 1.0 CV STEMI hour. For lecture Transcatheter PFO Closure and Left Atrial Appendage for Stroke Prevention presented by Steven Rowe, MD.

This activity is approved for Category A credits by the ASRT.  ASRT participant members are responsible for submitting their individual certificate for tracking in their personal ASRT continuing education record.

Reference#                        Activity Title                                                                                                                                                    Start Date                                Expires                   Credits
MOD0115008                 Advanced Imaging in a Level I Stroke Center &                                                                                          11/30/2015                             12/1/2015                     2.0
When and How to Perform Acute Stroke Intervention: Devices Stents and IA thrombolytic

In order to receive credit, participants must attend all session; no partial credit will be awarded.

For questions regarding educational credit please contact Cindy Gaddie at 417-269-7134. _Cindy.gaddie@coxcollege.edu.

Accreditation approval only refers to this educational activity and does not imply endorsement of any commercial products by CoxHealth or any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.

Participants will receive statements of credit at the end of the program when all requirements for credit have been met. Satisfactory completion of objectives will occur through program attendance. Therefore contact hours will be given only for hours the participant attends. In order to receive a statement of credit, all participants must sign-in at the registration desk and turn in a completed evaluation form at the end of the program.

Accreditation approval only refers to this educational activity and does not imply endorsement of any commercial products by CoxHealth or any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.

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[tab_item title=”Faculty”]
Brittany Allen, PhD
Chief of Neuropsychology
Psychological Services

Matt Brandt, MD
ER Physician
Emergency Physicians of Springfield

Edwin Cunningham, MD
Neurosurgeon
Springfield Neurological & Spine Institute

Bryan Finke, MD
ER Physician
Emergency Physicians of Springfield

Richard Jung, MD
Interventional Neurologist
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic – Neurology

Jason Little, MD
Radiologist
Litton & Giddings Radiological Associates

Ashish Nanda, MD
Neurologist, Co-Director Missouri Stroke Program
University of Missouri Health System
Columbia, MO

Steven Rowe, MD
Cardiologist
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic – Cardiology

John Waites, MD
Physician
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic – Cardiology/Vascular Medicine

All speakers (except for those listed below) and his/her spouse or significant other for this activity have indicated they do not have any conflicts of interest or significant financial affiliations with any pharmaceutical or medical device companies. Planning committee members and speakers have created this activity without bias or influence from all external commercial entities. No conflicts were noted that would exclude the speakers or the planning committee members from this activity.

Speaker Steven Rowe, MD has indicated he has an affiliation with the following companies by way of research only (there were no immediate family conflicts noted): Berlex Laboratories, Inc., Vitatron/Medtronic, Boston Scientific Corporation, Pfizer, Inc., and Velocimed, Inc. Dr. Rowe has indicated he DOES NOT intend to discuss any uses of pharmaceutical products or medical devices not approved by the FDA. He will give a balanced view of therapeutic options, and will use generic names to contribute to impartiality during the planning process. Potential conflicts have been reviewed and there were no conflicts identified that would exclude him from presenting.

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Lisa Boyer, RN, BSN
Midwest Multistate Division Planner
Enterprise Educator, Education Center

Julia Flax, MD
Family Physician
AAFP Credit Consultant
Steeplechase Family Physicians

Cindy Gaddie, RN, BSN
Midwest Multistate Division Planner
Director of Professional Advancement
Education Center

Richard Jung, MD
Interventional Neurologist
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic – Neurology

Debra Mergen, RN, CNRN
Stroke Center Coordinator
CoxHealth Stroke Center

Grace Potter, RN, BSN
Stroke Nurse Clinician
CoxHealth Stroke Center

Mandy Rudroff, MHA, PT
Clinical Therapist Educator
Rehab Services

Christine Tibbs, MHA, MA, CPC
CME Program Coordinator
Medical Staff Services

Debbie West, EMT-P, BS
EMS Credit Consultant
Clinical Educator/PI
Prehospital Services

All planning committee members(except for those listed below) and his/her spouse or significant other for this activity have indicated they do not have any conflicts of interest or significant financial affiliations with any pharmaceutical or medical device companies. Planning committee members and speakers have created this activity without bias or influence from all external commercial entities. No conflicts were noted that would exclude the speakers or the planning committee members from this activity.

Planning committee member, Lisa Boyer, RN, BSN has indicated she is a stockholder in the following companies: Express Scripts Holding Company, Humana Incorporated, and Novartis AG ADR. She has indicated that she DOES NOT intend to discuss any uses of pharmaceutical products or medical devices not approved by the FDA. Ms. Boyer also indicated she would give a balanced view of therapeutic options, and will use generic name to contribute to impartiality during the planning process. There was no conflict identified that would exclude her from the planning process.

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[tab_item title=”Registration”]
Registrations will NOT be accepted from November 23, 2015 to November 29, 2015. Registrations at the door will be processed; a late fee of $15 will be charged in addition to the registration fee.

Cancellations up to November 23, 2015 will be entitled to a full refund and must be received in writing via email at educationcenter@coxcollege.edu or by calling the Education Center at 417-269-4117. For cancellations after November 23, 2015, a $25 processing fee will be withheld. No refunds will be made for cancellations received the day of the activity. In the event the Education Center cancels or reschedules the conference participants are entitled to a full refund or the participant may transfer registration to the next scheduled activity.
CoxHealth is not responsible for travel, hotel, booking fees, or other cancellation fees for registrants when an activity is cancelled.

The entire Refund and Cancellation Policy can be viewed at http://coxcollege.edu under the Continuing Education and Life Support tab.

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Special rates are available for CoxHealth conference participants at the following hotels. Ask for the CoxHealth negotiated rate.

University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
Standard Queen or double-room $99.00; King Suites $134.00
333 John Q. Hammons Parkway
Springfield, MO 65806
417/864-7333

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