Sixth Annual Stroke Conference

Join us August 11, 2018 in San Diego!

Join us August 11, 2018 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. 

Conference Location

Conference Location

The Schaetzel Center

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

9890 Genesee Ave

La Jolla, California 92037

Conference Details

Conference Details

Course Overview

Course Overview

The Sixth Annual Stroke conference is offered to support the best in advanced care and innovation for healthcare pro­fessionals who care for patients with, or who are at risk for, stroke. This year’s symposium highlights scientific advances in cardiac arrhythmias and stroke, transient ischemic attack, intra-cerebral hemorrhage, 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.
  • Review the incidence of posterior circulation stroke, recognition and treatment.
  • Detect key concepts in management of secondary brain injury.
  • Assess recent innovations in Neurosurgery.
  • Evaluate nursing care and most recent Neurointerventional procedures and updates.
  • Appraise key concepts related to stroke rehabilitation.
  • Apply discharge planning considerations for the stroke patient.
  • Through the use of case studies, identify lessons learned regarding stroke management at Scripps.

Accreditation and Disclosures

Accreditation and Disclosures

American Speech-Language Hearing Association

This course is offered for up to 0.6 ASHA CEUs. (Intermediate Level; Professional Area)  


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 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15199 for 7.5 contact hours. Contact hours will be provided by Scripps Center for Learning & Innovation. No partial hours will be given.

Emergency Medical Services

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

Physical Therapy (PTBC)

Provider approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California, provider Scripps Center for Learning and Innovation, for 2.0 continuing competency hour(s). The PT Board of California (per section 1399.94).

The American Occupational Therapy

Association (AOTA)

Scripps Health is an AOTA Approved Provider Scripps Health is authorized to assign 0.65 AOTA CEUs or 6.5 contact hours. First Content Category: Domain of OT Second Content Category: Professional Issues Second Content Topic: Contemporary Issues & Trends

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.

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 11th, 2018 - Sat, Aug 11th, 2018 7 am - 4 pm