ANNUAL STROKE CONFERENCE
Regional Stroke Conference
SAVE THE DATE: Friday, May 17, 2019!
Computer History Museum in Mountain View.
Registration will open soon.
About the Annual Stroke Conference:
In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month in May, Pacific Stroke Association (PSA) and our co-sponsors presents the 2019 Annual Regional Stroke Conference on Friday, May 17.
GOAL OF THE CONFERENCE – The goal of the conference is to share best clinical practices that have been developed to optimize patient outcomes at local stroke centers and to provide the most current information for clinicians and health care professionals who care for patients and families in all phases of stroke treatment. The program offers CEs.
In 2018, the conference provided the most current information to over 500 clinicians who treat patients and families in all phases of stroke recovery.
Here is a summary of the 2018 3-day program:
Nancy Houston Miller, RN – Pacific Stroke Association
Vivek Rao, MD – Kaiser Permanente
Chitra Venkat, MD – Stanford Medical Center
TOPICS & SPEAKERS:
Aneurysms and their Treatment: Nick Telischak, MD – California Pacific Medical Center
Revisiting Stenting for Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease: Results of the WEAVE Trial and Future Approaches: Peter Adamczyk, MD – Eden Valley Medical Center
An Update from California’s Stem Cell Agency, CIRM: Lila Collins, PhD – California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Stroke Education, Use of Data/Technology: Jennifer Cave-Brown, RN – John Muir Medical Center
Wake up Stroke/Dawn/Defuse 3: Jeremy Heit, MD, PhD – Stanford Medical Center
2018 AHA Stroke Guidelines: Greg Albers, MD – Stanford Medical Center
Post-Stroke Shoulder Pain: Ninad Karandikar, MD – VA Palo Alto
The “Art” of BP Management: What’s a Nurse to do? Fern Cudlip, RN – Good Samaritan Hospital
Transport of Stroke Patients – Mobile Stroke Unit: Joey English, MD, PhD – Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
Use of Telemedicine in Acute Stroke Care: Molly Burnett, MD – Kaiser Permanente
Cardiac Source of Embolus: What, How, Why? Brad Angeja, MD – Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
My Stroke of Luck: Diane Barnes, MD
Update on Cryptogenic Stroke & Patent Foramen Ovale: Chad Rammohan, MD – El Camino Hospital
Expect the Unexpected — Unusual Stroke Cases: Arash Padidar, MD – Regional Medical Center
Microsurgery for Hemorrhagic Stroke – Emerging Role for Neuronavigation and Robotics: Soren Singel, MD – El Camino Hospital
Stem Cells – Recent Findings/Developments: Gary Steinberg, MD, PhD – Stanford Medical Center
Vascular Malformations: Theresa Bell-Stephens, RN – Stanford Medical Center
Visual Dysfunction in Stroke Patients: Lee Q. Vien, OD – VA Hospital Palo Alto
Update on Efforts Towards Evidence-Based Stroke Rehabilitation and Current Applications of Technology: Roberta Wang, MD – Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Alexander Flint, MD, PhD – Kaiser Permanente
Panel: Improving Flow for Stroke Patients: Christina Mijalski Sells, MD; Becky Jackson, RN; Nicole Cromwell, RN & Gary Yip, RN – Stanford Medical Center
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CFL) and the Complexity of Fixing it: Reza Malek, MD – Minimally Invasive Surgical Solutions
Prehospital Large Vessel Occlusion Detection: Kevin Keenan, MD – University of California San Francisco
Many Thanks to our Conference Sponsors!
Conference Presenting Sponsor