Pacific Stroke Association

22nd ANNUAL REGIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE MAY 19 & 20, 2022

22nd ANNUAL REGIONAL STROKE CONFERENCE
MAY 19, MAY 20, 2022 – 8AM – 4PM
Microsoft Conference Center, Mountain View CA

A GREAT SUCCESS!

ANNUAL STROKE CONFERENCE 2022

In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month in May, Pacific Stroke Association (PSA) and our co-sponsors presented the 2022 Annual Regional Stroke Conference on Thursday, May 19
and Friday, May 20.

Close to 350 medical professionals, and representatives from pharmaceutical and medical device companies from the Bay Area and beyond were in attendance including 24 medical speakers and moderators provided latest information and research on stroke treatment and stroke rehabilitation

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 14 CEUs for RNs and Certificate of Attendance for all other disciplines.

Leonard & Shirley Ely Stroke Award: In recognition and in honor of the PSA longtime friends and supporters Leonard and Shirley Ely, PSA first Stroke Award was introduced & presented at this year’s Stroke Conference. The 2022 Stroke Award was presented to the PSA long-time supporter and educator, Dr. Peter Nelson who survived a stroke 26 years ago.

STROKE CONFERENCE 2022 – TOPICS & SPEAKERS

A Case Presentation – The Wake Up Ischemic Stroke Patient 
Farah Osmani, AGACNP-BC, NVRN, ANVP – Regional Medical Center
Anticoagulation after ICH or large stroke or HT
M. Edip Gurol, M.D., M.Sc.- Harvard Medical School
Antiplatelet Therapy
Warren Fegenbush, PharmD, BCPS- AstraZeneca
Champion the Challenges
Deb Shaw – A Stroke Survivor Story
Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Brian Richardson, MD – Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Cryptogenic stroke/ESUS
Nirali Vora, MD – Stanford Medical Center
Endovascular Stroke Treatment
Robert J. Darflinger, MD – Kaiser Permanente
Endovascular Patient Journey
Ursula Kelly-Tolley, RN
Imaging Review “The Wake Up Ischemic Stroke Patient”
Ramesh Gopi, MD – El Camino Hospital
Key Acute Nursing Assessments
Alicia Richardson, MSN, RN, ACCNS-AG – Penn State University
Latest from ISC – new research possibly re: treatment when patients have large core infarcts
Anirudh Sreekrishnan, MD – Stanford Medical Center
Minimally Invasive tools for hemorrhagic stroke
Rob Dodd, MD, PhD – Stanford Medical Center
Mobile Stroke Unit (update & data)
Ilana Spokoyny, MD – Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
Management of Spontaneous and Traumatic Cervical artery Dissection
Chitra Venkat, MD – Stanford Medical Center
Nursing Management Complication Prevention
Jennifer Cave-Brown RN, NP – John Muir Medical Center
Panel speakers and moderator Q&A
Karen de la Cuesta, FNP-C, NVRN-BC, ANVP-BC – O’Connor Hospital
Product Theatre/Special presentation – Dawn Meyer, RN UCSD – AstraZenca
Product Theatre/Special presentation – Rahul P. Sharma, MD, MBBS, FRACP – Abbott
Stroke & COVID update
Manoj Mittal, MD – Sutter Sacramento
Stroke Treatment and Prevention in Women, Including Pregnancy
Christina Mijalski, MD – Stanford Medical center
Tenecteplase (TNK)
Greg Albers, MD – Stanford Medical Center
Treatment and Eval for Cardiac Source…. PFO Closure
Alicia Romero, MD – Kaiser Permanente

CONFERENCE MODERATORS: Nobl Barazangi, MD, PhD –California Pacific Medical Center
Karen de la Cuesta, NP – O’Connor Hospital
Meagan Littlepage, MD – El Camino Hospital
Vivek Rao, MD – Kaiser Permanente  

STROKE CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE

Khamid Bakhadirov, MD, Kaiser Permanente –  Nobl Barazangi, MD, California Pacific Medical Center – Debra Blanchard, RN, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center – Karen de la Cuesta, NP, O’Connor Hospital Ralph Greenspan, PhD, Kavali Institute for Brain & Mind – Christine Kilkenny, RN, El Camino Health – Meagan Littlepage, MD, El Camino HealthRezvan Moghaddam, Pacific Stroke Association – Vivek Rao, MD, Kaiser Permanente – Nithya Sankararaman, Pacific Stroke AssociationChitra Venkat, MD, Stanford Hospital & Clinics – Spring Xu, RN – El Camino Health

                    

OUR THANKS AND GRATITUDE TO CONFERENCE SPONSORS 2022

                          

           

                                                                                     

                                         

 

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