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Professional Education Newsletter

November 2012

Don’t Wait! Earn Your 2012 CME/CE Credit

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Don’t wait until the last minute to earn your required eight hours of education. Visit www.stroke.org/meded to find National Stroke Association’s accredited and nonaccredited offerings, available on demand.


Clinical Trial to Test Nine-Hour Thrombolytic

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Desmoteplase, a new thrombolytic for treating acute ischemic stroke, is in phase III trials at more than 72 sites across the U.S. by H. Lundbeck A/S, a Danish pharmaceutical company.

Desmoteplase is intended to be injected within three to nine hours after the onset of ischemic stroke symptoms. The trial is currently recruiting patients. Learn more.

The content of this enewsletter does not imply National Stroke Association's endorsement of any product, treatment, service or entity. National Stroke Association has no affiliation with any specific clinical trials.


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Live Webinar: Becoming a Comprehensive Stroke Center

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, noon EST

Coordinators from a recently certified center will share their experience in preparing for the new CSC designation from the Joint Commission. There will be time for questions. Register today at www.stroke.org/csc. 

Supported by an independent educational grant from Stryker.


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Mark Your Calendar: Controversies in Rehab

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, noon EST

Controversy is a hallmark of new ideas in medicine. Save the date for the second Controversies in Stroke Care webinar, on rehabilitation. This webinar will explore the divergent opinions regarding the dosage and focus of rehabilitative care for stroke survivors.

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

 

 

Afib Patient Survey 

Read the results of a recent survey of more than 500 atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients aged 65 and older on their experiences with the diagnosis and treatment of their Afib.

 

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