Pacific Stroke Association

ANNUAL STROKE CONFERENCE 2021

ANNUAL STROKE CONFERENCE 2021 –

In recognition of the National Stroke Awareness Month in May, Pacific Stroke Association (PSA) and our co-sponsors presented the 21st Annual Stroke Conference VIRTUALLY with attendees & speakers from as far as Ireland, New York, Texas, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Alabama, Arizona & Nevada.

Over 500 people were in attendance; 82% of conference attendees were clinicians including 32 medical presenters and conference moderators. The conference featured three stroke survivors and a family member who shared their stroke stories.  As always, they all were very well received.

The goal of this Annual Conference is to provide the most current information for clinicians and other health care professionals who care for patients and families in all phases of stroke treatment, rehabilitation and recovery issues. The content of the programs is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and other healthcare professionals. This year’s Conference offered 17 CEUs for RNs and Certificate of Attendance for all other disciplines.

Alexion, AstraZeneca, Chiesi, CIONIC, Dignity Health/Marian Medical Center, El Camino Health, Genentech, Kaiser Permanente, Medtronic, O’Connor Hospital, Peninsula Health Care District, Penumbra, Stanford Health Care, Stryker, Sutter Health, TR-Care, and El Camino Health Care District were among the Conference sponsors & virtual exhibitors.

STROKE CONFERENCE 2021 – TOPICS & SPEAKERS

Acute Neurologic Manifestations in COVID-19
Sherry Chou, MD – University of Pittsburg
Anticoagulation Reversal in ICH: From Data to Practice
Chitra Venkat, MD – Stanford Medical Center
A Stroke Survivor Story
Arthur Keller
Basilar Artery Thrombectomy: Still Unproven
Jeremy Heit, MD – Stanford Medical Center
Beautiful Mystery – A Stroke Survivor Story
Glenn & JudyAnn Edwards
Creating Immersive Therapeutics with the REAL Immersive (R) System
Gita Barry & Rahsaan Holley – Penumbra
Current Advances in Neuroimaging of Stroke
Andre Obenaus, MD, PhD – University of California, Irvine
Clinical Considerations in Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack
Marie Davies, PharmD, MS, BCACPAstraZeneca
Deep Brain Stimulation for Post-Stroke Motor Rehabilitation: A Translational Study
Andre Machado, MD, PhD – Cleveland Clinic
Diagnosis and Management of Hemorrhagic Stroke, Past, Present and Future
Kara Melmed, MD – New York University
Endovascular Stroke Therapy Update 2021
Conrad W. Liang, MD – Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles
IR Procedural Care – A Panel
Jennifer Cave-Brown, NPJohn Muir Health
Kathryn Snow, RN, MS, CNRN, SCRN – Kaiser Permanente Redwood Coty

Angel Segura, MMS, PA-C – John Muir Health
Imaging aberrant metabolism using hyperpolarized 13C MR: neurological applications
Myriam M. Chaumeil, PhD – University of California San Francisco
Improving Cardiovascular Function Post Stroke
Amy Millan, PT, DPT – Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Improving Stroke Outcomes: through Comprehensive COMPASS Care Planning
Christina Condon, NP-C, MSN – Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Salem, NC
Morning Exercise
Renee Augsburger, OTR – TR Care
Measuring, Predicting, and Augmenting Neuromuscular Function in Movement Disorders
Jeremiah Robinson – CIONIC
Management of the Stroke Patient not Eligible for Endovascular Therapy
Thomas Hemmen, MD, PhD – University of California, San Diego
Next Generation Flow Diverters and Intra-saccular Devices for Brain Aneurysm Treatment
Nicholas Telischak, MD, MS – Stanford Medical Center
Optimizing Dual Antiplatelet Therapy for Secondary Prevention
Anthony Kim, MD – UCSF
Prognostication in Large Ischemic Stroke and Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Claude Hemphill, MD – University of California,  San Francisco
Prehospital Stroke Systems:  The Importance of Data
Kenneth T. Miller, M.D., Ph.D. – Santa Clara County (CA) EMS Agency
Stroke Survivor Story
Orlena Fong Shek
Stroke in Global Context
Aaron Berkowitz, MD, PhD – Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles
Stroke Related Vision Loss
Lee Q. Vien, O.D – VA Hospital/Palo Alto
Tenecteplase efficacy and whether or not it can be used as a substitute for tPA??
Steve Warach, MD –  University of Texas at Austin
Telestroke after Covid 19: Impact and Advice for Optimal Use
David, Tong, MD – California Pacific Medical Center
Using Telehealth to Empower Home-Based Therapy for Stroke Recovery
Steve Cramer, MD  & Renee Augsburger, OTR – TR Care
Women & Stroke
Masoom Desai, MD – The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center

CONFERENCE MODERATORS

Nobl Barazangi, MD – California Pacific Medical Center 
Jennifer Cave-Brown, NP – John Muir Medical Center
Karen de la Cuesta, NP – O’Connor Hospital
Vivek Rao, MD – Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City

STROKE CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE

Khamid Bakhadirov, MD, Kaiser Permanente –  Karen de la Cuesta, NP, O’Connor HospitalJennifer Cave-Brown, NP,  John Muir Medical CenterRalph Greenspan, PhD, Kavali Institute for Brain & Mind – Matthew Hogan, RN, Pacific Stroke Association – Ursula Kelly-Tolley, RN, Dignity Health – Aparna Kapur, Stryker – Christine Kilkenny, RN, El Camino Hospital – Rezvan Moghaddam, Pacific Stroke Association – Vivek Rao, MD, Kaiser Permanente – Nithya Sankararaman, Pacific Stroke AssociationChitra Venkat, MD, Stanford Hospital & Clinics – Spring Xu, RN – El Camino Hospital

SAVE THE DATES – ANNUAL STROKE CONFERENCE: MAY 19 & MAY 20, 2022

For more information contact: events@psastroke.org or call 650-565-8485


       OUR THANKS AND GRATITUDE OF CONFERENCE SPONSORS 2021

        

                    

      

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