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Professional Education Newsletter

June 2012

Controversies in Stroke Care: Redefining Exclusionary/Inclusinonary Criteria for IV tPA Use

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Join us June 20 at noon EDT for a moderated debate on tPA use. This accredited webinar will also offer an opportunity to ask questions. Register today.

Supported by an independent educational grant from Genentech, Inc. and by Penumbra, Inc.

Effective Planning of Your Support Group Meetings and Activities

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Register today for webinar 2 in the How to Build Stroke Support Groups series, Effective Planning of Your Support Group Meetings and Activities.

Join Lesia Mooney and Lauren Taylor on June 28 at 6 p.m. EDT to gain practical tips for finding speakers, planning trips, and organizing and structuring your meetings.

This program is funded by National Stroke Association through independent medical education grants from Genentech, Inc. and Ortho-McNeil Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.

NEW—Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist

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Get the field's only stroke certification for occupational and physical therapists. The Clinical Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist (CSRS™) certification consists of a rigorous series of live seminars offered at four regional locations, followed by an online certification examination.

Successful participants can list the CSRS™ designation behind their other professional credentials. Email Denise Henasey for more information.

Upcoming Grand Rounds Opportunities:

• Prevalence, Diagnosis and Treatment of Pseudobulbar Affect in Stroke
• Acute Stroke Treatment: Addressing Missed Opportunities
• Post-Stroke Spasticity Diagnosis and Management - A Case-based Initiative

Email Valerie Siebert-Thomas for more information.



Educate Your Patients

Two new brochures, Caregivers and Stroke and Medication Adherence and Compliance, are now available. Download single copies online or order multiple copies to hand out to your patients. Members of National Stroke Association’s professional membership programs get 20% off orders, plus free shipping.

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