ANNUAL STROKE CONFERENCE
Annual Stroke Conference
In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month in May, Pacific Stroke Association (PSA) and our co-sponsors presented the 2018 Annual Regional Stroke Conference on Wednesday May 9 in Millbrae and on Thursday May 10 & Friday May 11 in Palo Alto.
Thanks to all of the speakers, sponsors, partners and attendees who made the conference a success. We had more than 500 attendees and 26 speakers over the three-day event! Watch this page for an announcement about next year’s event soon.
GOAL OF THE CONFERENCE – The PSA Annual Regional Stroke Conference provided 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 – The Magnolia of Millbrae, 201 Chadbourne Avenue, Millbrae CA
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 – Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Cultural Arts Hall, Palo Alto CA
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
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
Friday, May 11, 8AM-3PM — Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Cultural Arts Hall, Palo Alto CA
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
For information about 2018 sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many Thanks to our Conference Sponsors!
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