June 26 - 27, 2014

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Program Description

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.

Symposium Objectives

  • Integrate newest evidence-based medicine practices into the approach of caring for the acute and post-acute stroke patient
  • Summarize current research findings as well as ongoing clinical trials for treating patients affected by acute stroke
  • Describe latest advances in imaging and treatment modalities for acute stroke

Audience

The primary target audience will include physicians who are responsible for caring for the stroke patient population including neurologists, neurosurgeons, primary care providers, physiatrists, interventional radiologists and emergency care physicians. In addition, other health care providers who are involved in the care of this patient population are encouraged to attend including nurses, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants.

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, UT Southwestern Clinical Research Institute of Austin and Lone Star Stroke.

The Seton Healthcare Family is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Seton Healthcare Family designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 1.0 contact hours for day one and 6.25 contact hours for day two.

Presented by:

Seton Healthcare Family,
Seton Brain & Spine Institute,
UT Southwestern Clinical Research Institute of Austin
and Lone Star Stroke

For more information please visit seton.net/stroke or contact Karen Perrone at 512-324-7000 x72450 or email Karen.

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