8th Annual Upstate Stroke Symposium

Greenville, SC US
November 10, 2018

Overview

This is the 8th annual stroke symposium which was started as a means to meet the educational needs of providers offering cerebrovascular and stroke care in the region. This event is designed to cover topics that are addressed in the Joint Commission Disease Specific Care requirements for stroke center certification and to follow the published guidelines primarily from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for acute ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Additionally, this event is designed to help support our stroke survivor community by raising funds to support the annual stroke retreat and refresh camp event. The event will also highlight the impact of stroke services on stroke survivors.

Target Audience

  • Physicians, NPs/PAs, and RNs in:
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Neurology

    • Internal Medicine

    • Pediatric Neurology

    • Physiatry

  • Rehabilitation therapists

  • Emergency medical response

Learning Objectives

  • To teach learners:
    • The new recommendations from the 2018 Acute Ischemic Stroke guidelines,
    • How the guidelines differ from former methods and/or practices, as well as the need for and the importance of the guidelines
    • How and when the guidelines should be utilized when assessing appropriate care for patients in a practice , hospital or pre-hospital setting.
  • To encourage learners:
    • To modify and amend their current methods/practices/processes of assessing stroke cases by implementing the new guidelines for the treatment and care of stroke patients

Additional Information

Competencies this activity addresses: 
Apply quality improvement
Interprofessional communication
Medical knowledge
Practice-based learning and improvement
Provide patient-centered care
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville - Greenville Health System (USCSOMG-GHS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville - Greenville Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 Attendance
Registration opens: 
10/13/2018
Claim credit by: 
12/30/2018
Event starts: 
11/10/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/10/2018 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$1.00
The Peace Center
300 S Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
United States
+1 (864) 467-3000

Accreditation Information

Physicians (MDs and DOs) will receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 

All other attendees will receive attendence credit.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville - Greenville Health System (USCSOMG-GHS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville - Greenville Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Registration opens: 
10/13/2018
Claim credit by: 
12/30/2018

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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