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Friday, March 8, 2019 from 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM (MST)

Pediatric Strokes

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Type End Quantity
Physicians Mar 8, 2019 Free  
Nurses Mar 8, 2019 Free  
EMS Mar 8, 2019 Free  
Other Mar 8, 2019 Free  

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Presenters: Marcela Torres, MD and Fernando Acosta Jr., MD

Cook Children’s Medical Center Pediatric Stroke and Thrombosis Program

Date: March 8, 2019     Time: 7:00 -8:30 AM           

Location: 6805 A Boeing  (BorderRAC Field Operations Building)  El Paso, Texas 79925    

Target Audience:  Physicians (Neurologists, Pediatricians, and Emergency Medicine), Registered Nurses (ED, PICU, Stroke) and EMS.

Purpose:As the incidence of pediatric stroke is increasing, eliminating diagnosis and treatment delays will improve patient outcomes.Upon completion of this live activity, the learner will be able to:  

  • Describe the categories and etiology of pediatric strokes.
  • Recognize symptoms and treatment considerations in the management pediatric strokes.

Physicians: BorderRAC is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

BorderRAC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: BorderRAC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association-Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

BorderRAC awards 1.5 contact hours for this education activity. 

EMS: BorderRAC is recognized as a Texas Department of State Health Services provider of continuing education for EMS (Program Number 101792). BorderRAC designates this activity for 1.5 hours of continuing education.

In order to receive credit and certificate of successful completion for the program, must arrive on time, sign-in on the attendance form, remain for the entire program, and complete an on-line evaluation.


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BorderRAC Field Operations Building (FOB)
6805 A Boeing
El Paso, Texas 79925

Friday, March 8, 2019 from 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM (MST)

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