Stroke: Redefining What is Possible

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October 18-19, 2012
Barton Creek Resort & Spa, 8212 Barton Club Drive, Austin, TX 78735

This symposium is designed for the healthcare professional interested in the latest evidenced based medicine in the care of the stroke patient. Outstanding speakers and leading physicians and experts will review recent advances in stroke diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The conference will also include 1 hour of ethics credit.

Symposium Objectives:

  • Incorporate the latest findings in translational and clinical stroke research into their practices
  • Discuss the latest advancements in treatment and intervention by investigators working in all areas of cerebrovascular disease and their effect on patient outcomes
  • Compare and contrast the latest clinical trials impacting the practice of cerebrovascular medicine
  • Integrate the newest evidence based medicine practices into the approach to the acute and post acute care of the stroke patient

Target Audience:

ACCREDITATION (CME)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through the joint sponsorship of Seton Healthcare Family and UT Southwestern Clinical Research Institute of Austin and Lone Star Stroke.

The Seton Healthcare Family is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Seton Healthcare Family designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentation "Ethics: Palliative Care End of Life" has been designated by Seton Healthcare for 1 hour(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

ACCREDITATION (CNE)
Seton Healthcare Family is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's  Commission on Accreditation.  Upon successful completion this activity will provide 7.0 contact hours for day one and 3.5 contact hours for day two.

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