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Annual South Texas Comprehensive Stroke Care Symposium

Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 7:00 AM - Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 5:00 PM (CDT)

Annual South Texas Comprehensive Stroke Care Symposium

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Physician - Single Day May 1, 2019 $175.00 $0.00
Physician - Both Days May 1, 2019 $225.00 $0.00
Nurse Practitioner/Phys Asst - Single Day May 1, 2019 $100.00 $0.00
Nurse Practitioner/Phys Asst - Both Days May 1, 2019 $150.00 $0.00
Nurses - Single Day May 1, 2019 $100.00 $0.00
Nurses - Both Days May 1, 2019 $150.00 $0.00
Therapists - Single Day May 1, 2019 $75.00 $0.00
Therapists - Both Days May 1, 2019 $100.00 $0.00
EMS/Students/Technicians/Non Clinical - Single Day May 1, 2019 $25.00 $0.00
EMS/Students/Technicians/Non Clinical - Both Days May 1, 2019 $50.00 $0.00

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Event Details

FRIDAY, April 26, 2019

7am - 8am                Registration & Breakfast

8am - 8:15am            AHA / ASA Welcome & Introductions 

8:15am - 8:45am       Stroke Triage based on Large Vessel Occlusion Screening Tools, VAN vs. RACE  Dr. Mohamed Teleb 

8:45am - 9:15am        Stroke Helmet - The Future of Stroke Screening & Triage?  Dr. Thomas Devlin

9:15am - 9:45 am       Mobile CT & The Future in Acute Stroke Care  Dr. Shazam Hussein

9:45am - 10:15am      Debate:  15 mins:  Drip & Ship: Patient Goes To The Doctor  Dr. Luis Gaita Debate:  15 mins:  Trip & Treat:  Doctor Goes to The Patient  Dr. Mikayel Grigoryan

10:15am - 10:30am    Debate Questions

10:30am - 10:45am    Break / Vendors

10:45am - 11:15am    Your ED Stroke Champion  Dr. Douglas Miesen

11:15am - 11:45am    The NIH Stroke Scale Made Easy  Dr. Luis Gaitan

11:45am - 12:15pm    CT vs. CTP for patient selection - SELECT 2 Design  Dr. Amrou Sirraj

12:15pm - 12:45pm    Lunch / Vendors

12:45pm - 1:15pm     Paralyzed 25 Year Old Woman - Not a Stroke!  Dr. Gloria Simms

1:15pm - 1:45pm       Why Cerebral Angiogram for Diagnosis & Follow up?  Dr. Christopher Moran

1:45pm - 2:45pm       Evolution of Ischemic Stroke Treatment  Dr. Ameer Hassan

2:45pm - 3:30pm       Next Generation Stroke Devices & Studies  Dr. Raul Nogeira    

3:30pm - 3:45pm       Break / Vendors

3:45pm - 4:15pm       Updates on obstructive sleep apnea & Stroke - SLEEP SMART er not Harder  Dr. Reza Khan

4:15pm - 5pm            Neurorehabilitation - What the Future Holds  Dr. Rachel Martin 

5pm - 5:15pm            Closing Remarks / Evaluations

 SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019 

7am - 8 am                Registration & Breakfast

8am - 8:45 am           Clipping of Cerebral Aneurysms  Dr. Ramesh Grandhi

8:45am - 9:30am        Flow Diverters & Next Generation Aneurysm Treatment. Dr. Pascal Jaboor

9:30am - 10:15am      Updates in Neurocritical Care  Dr. Alex Georgiadis

10:15am - 10:30am    Break / Vendors

10:30am - 11:15am     Intracranial Atherosclerosis - Current Concepts & Therapeutic Strategies Dr. Adnan Qureshi

11:15am - 12pm         Bypass Surgery for Symptomatic Intracranial Stenosis  Dr. Andrew Grande

12pm - 12:30pm         Lunch / Vendors

12:30pm - 1pm           Endovascular Techniques to Re-Vascularize Symptomatic Chronic Occlusion of      Extracranial Internal Carotid Artery  Dr. David Hasan

1pm-1:30pm               Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematoma  Dr. Osman Kozak

1:30pm - 2pm             Strategies to Decrease Risk of & Management of Hemorrhagic Complications after Mechanical Thrombectomy  Dr. Alberto Maud

2pm - 2:30 pm            Maintaining Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification  Dr. Jawad F. Kirmani

2:30pm - 2:45pm        Break / Vendors

2:45pm - 3:10pm         Agressive Management of Symptomatic Cerebral Vasospasm - Why is it Important?  Dr. Jefferson T. Miley

3:10pm - 3:30pm         Minimally Invasive Surgery for Intracerebral Vasospasm - why is it important?        Dr. Wondwossen Tekle

3:30pm - 5:30pm         Basis Stroke Emergency Support (BSES)  Dr. Ameer Hassan

5:30pm - 5:45pm         Closing Remarks 

Physicians:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen.  Valley Baptist Medical Center Harlingen is accredited by the TMA to provide continuing education for up to 16 AMA PRA category 1 credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  The planning committee discloses that Dr. Ameer E.  Hassan is a consultant for GE Healthcare, Microvention, Stryker, Medtronic and Penumbra.

Nurses:  Valley Baptist Medical Center Harlingen is approved provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16598.  Contact hours only applicable for initial full course(s).  This activity is approver for up to 16 credit hours.  Requirements include the participant must attend the entire day to receive CNE's. This includes on time registration and the completion of evaluations.

Have questions about Annual South Texas Comprehensive Stroke Care Symposium? Contact Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen

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Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island
7010 Padre Boulevard
South Padre Island, TX 78597

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 7:00 AM - Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 5:00 PM (CDT)


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