STROKE CONFERENCE May 9, 10, and 11
Regional Stroke Conference
May 9, 10, 11, 2018
Registration is Now Open!
About the PSA Regional Stroke Conference
In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month in May, the Pacific Stroke Association (PSA) and our co-sponsors present the Annual Regional Stroke Conference. This year’s Conference is presented on Wednesday May 9 in Millbrae and on Thursday May 10 & Friday May 11 in Palo Alto.
GOAL OF THE CONFERENCE – The PSA Annual Regional Stroke Conference is planned to provide the most current information to nursing and other healthcare professionals who treat patients and families in all phases of stroke treatment. The goal is to share best clinical practices that have been developed to optimize patient outcomes at local stroke centers. Lunch, free parking and CEUs are included.
About CEU’s for the conference
CEU’s for RNs are provided by El Camino Hospital. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing; Provider Number: CEP532. May 9: 3.5 CEUs, May 10: 8.0 CEUs, May 11: 7.0 CEUs
CEU’s for SLPs are provided by Rehab Without Walls, PDP189, recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California. May 9: 2 CEUs; May 10: 6 CEUs, May 11: 5 CEUs.
Wednesday May 9, 11AM-2:30PM – Millbrae
Moderator: Nancy Houston Miller, RN – Pacific Stroke Association
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
Thursday, May 10, 8AM-4PM – Palo Alto
Moderator: Vivek Rao, MD – Kaiser Permanente
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
Improving Flow for Stroke Patients: 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
Friday, May 11, 8AM-3PM – Palo Alto
Moderator: Chitra Venkat, MD – Stanford 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
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