StrokeConf ITEMS
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This conference will discuss a broad range of topics related to stroke to include: Is EMS A Part of Your Stroke Team: Pre-hospital Stroke Management, Clinical Decision Process for Treatment of AIS, Carotid Endarterectomy for Acute Stroke, Imagining Techniques, Current Treatment and the Advances in the Care of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Role of Hypercoagulable States in Stroke and Rehabilitation and Recovery. 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

Course syllabus download here.

For more conference information, contact the CoxHealth Stroke Center at 417/269-2069 or 417/269-2057 or via email at grace.potter@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 Day
Richard Jung, MD, Physician Moderator
08:00 – 08:50 Is EMS A Part of Your Stroke Team: Pre-hospital Stroke Management
Howard Jarvis, MD

  • Identify barriers that can interfere with prompt recognition of stroke.
  • Learn goals of EMS response times.
  • Review the appropriate scales for pre-hospital identification of stroke.
  • Discuss the AHA/ASA guidelines for EMS treatment of stroke.
08:50 – 09:40 Stroke in the Real World: Clinical Decision Process for Treatment of AIS
Amer Alshekhlee, MD

  • Discuss rapid evaluation, referral and time to treatment./li>
  • Identify factors that determine whether a patient is a candidate for acute thrombolysis based on updated AHA/ASA inclusion/exclusion criteria.
  • Apply recent and current neurointerventional strategies to maximize trombectomy.
  • Identify stroke patients who may benefit from thrombolytic/neurointerventional therapy.
09:40 – 10:00 Break/Exhibits
10:00 – 10:50 Carotid Endarterectomy for Acute Stroke
Randy Mullins, MD

  • Discuss Carotid endarterectomy for acute stroke-its indications, complications, and management
10:50 – 11:40 Imaging Techniques
Dr. Jung

  • Discuss imaging techniques: advanced prenumbral or collateral imaging vs. CTA/MRA and ASPECTS
11:40 – 12:10 Lunch (provided on site)
12:10 – 1:00 Which Procedure Should I Have: Current Treatment and the Advances in the Care of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patent
Ed Cunningham, MD

  • Discuss the current advances and future direction of care of the patient with SAH.
  • Discuss current options and indications for treatment of cerebral aneurysms.
1:00 – 1:50 The Role of Hypercoagulable States in Stroke
John Waites, MD

  • Identify post-stroke cognitive evaluation tools
  • Discuss coping mechanisms for stroke survivors
1:50 – 2:10 Break/Exhibits
2:10 – 3:00 The Ongoing Process of Rehabilitation and Recovery
Jessica Hanson, MD

  • Discuss new strategies for rehabilitation after stroke.
  • Develop community integration plans for stroke patients.
3:00 – 3:15 Evaluations/Statements of Credit/Adjourn
1630 Exit
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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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 5.75 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 triesa.massey@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

5.8 Contact Hours

This program has been approved by the Arkansas Board of Physical Therapy for 5.8 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 5.8 contact hours (equivalent to 5.8 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 5.8 contact hours.  The Training Center number is 07710C.

This program has been deemed appropriate for chaplains to list 5.8 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 5.8 stroke contact hours for CoxHealth employees.

For questions regarding educational credit please contact Lisa Boyer, RN, BSN at 417-269-4124. lisa.boyer@coxhealth.com.

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.  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.

NO PARTIAL CREDIT WILL BE ISSUED.

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.

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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Amer Alshekhlee, MD
Neurologist
SSM Neurosciences Institute at DePaul Hospital – St. Louis

Edwin Cunningham, MD
Neurosurgeon
Springfield Neurological & Spine Institute

Howard Jarvis
Medical Director
CoxHealth Emergency Department

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

Jessica Hansen, MD
Physician
SW Spine and Sports Medicine

Randy Mullins, MD
Physician
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic – Cardiology

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

All speakers 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.

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Tessie Bowmaker RN,MSN-APFN,SANE
Assistant Nurse Manager II
Cardiovascular/Neuro-Trauma ICU

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

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

Melinda Grant BSN, RN
Staff Nurse A
Neuro Trauma ICU

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

Joy Mello RN
Stroke Clinician
Jared Neuroscience Center

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

Christine Tibbs, MA, MHA, MA,
Medical Staff Manager
CME Credit Consultant

Kristi Vandeloecht PTA, GC,CDR,MS
Clinical Therapist Education
Rehab Services

All speakers and planning committee members 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 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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Registrations will NOT be accepted from November 30, 2016 to December 1, 2016. Registrations at the door will be processed; a late fee of $15 will be charged in addition to the registration fee.

Cancellations up to December 1, 2016 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 December 1, 2016, 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.

Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center
Deluxe King room $81.00
2546 North Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803
417/866-5253

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