Fifth Annual Stroke Conference

Join us August 19, 2017 in San Diego!

Join us August 19, 2017 in San Diego!

The Annual Stroke conference is offered to healthcare professionals who care for the patient with or at risk for stroke, in order to support them with the best in advanced care and innovation. 

About the Conference

About the Conference

Conference Location

Conference Location

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego

5998 Alcalá Park

San Diego, CA 92110

Conference Details

Conference Details

Course Overview

Course Overview

The Fifth Annual Stroke conference is being offered to healthcare professionals who care for the patient with or at risk for stroke, in order to support them with the best in advanced care and innovation. This year’s symposium highlights scientific advances in posterior circulation, neuroimaging, neurosurgery, cryptogenic stroke, patient movement, decision-making and rehab for improved functional outcome.


Stroke expertise at Scripps is evident in the quality of interdisciplinary health care professionals presenting information to enhance patient care from a variety of medical perspectives. Content will include a comprehensive overview of stroke and the most up-to-date treatment options and technology.

Educational Objectives

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the correlation between stroke syndrome and anatomical structures.
  • Identify and discuss unusual stroke symptoms.
  • Discuss the incidence of posterior circulation stroke, recognition and treatment.
  • Identify recent innovations in Neurosurgery.
  • Discuss nursing care and most recent Neurointerventional procedures and updates.
  • Identify key concepts related to stroke rehabilitation.
  • Identify discharge planning considerations for the stroke patient.
  • Through the use of case studies, identify lessons learned regarding stroke management at Scripps.

Accreditation and Disclosures

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Accreditation and Disclosures

American Speech-Language Hearing Association

This course is offered for up to 0.7 ASHA CEUs. (Intermediate Level; Professional Area)  



Physicians

Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nurses

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15199. Contact hours will be provided by Scripps Center for Learning & Innovation. No partial hours will be given.


California Speech-Language Pathology

Course meets the qualification for 7.0 hours of continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. Provider approval #PDP 377


Physical Therapy (PTBC)

Provider approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California, provider Scripps Center for Learning and Innovation, for 7.0 continuing competency hour(s). The PT Board of California (per section 1399.94) will only accept a maximum of 2 contact hours for attending a conference.


Contact your local state board for equivalency and maximum credit allowable for this course. For any concerns, please email Scripps Center for Learning and Innovation at CFLI@Scrippshealth.org or call 858-435-7171.


Occupational Therapy (AOTA)

This course is approved for 0.7 AOTA CEUs by The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

 

The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition.


Emergency Medical Services

The County of San Diego, Division of EMS, has approved this course for 1 hours, San Diego County EMS Provider #37-0219.


Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.


Supporting organizations include: Boston Scientific Corporation and Stryker


Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Event Details
Date Time
Sat, Aug 19th, 2017 - Sat, Aug 19th, 2017 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM