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National Stroke Association presents
an audio webconference for Stroke Professionals

Improving the Management of TIA to Prevent Stroke

Original Event date:16 March 2007

Event accreditation has expired. 
The program is available for viewing; however,
credit may not be applied for after April 16, 2008 

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Program Overview
This webcast event will educate healthcare professionals about stroke risk reduction among patients with transient ischemic attack. This program will present the latest guidelines for the management of TIA and discuss how medical professionals treating patients with suspected TIAs can apply evidence-based practices to evaluate and treat risk factors to prevent stroke and other dangerous cardiovascular events

Presented by
S. Claiborne Johnston, MD
Director, UCSF Stroke Services Group
University of California, San Francisco

Arthur M. Pancioli, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chairman for Research
University of Cincinnati

Recommended Audience
This program is designed for neurologists, emergency medicine physicians, hospitalists, emergency medicine and neuroscience nurses, hospital-based pharmacists, residents and primary care providers.

Program Objectives
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the relationship between TIA and stroke risk
  • Describe evidence-based assessments, interventions, and treatments to minimize stroke risk.
  • Discuss potential modifications to incorporate TIA Treatment Guidelines into personal/organizational practice.

Medical Education Resources

Physician Accreditation: Medical Education Resources (MER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Medical Education Resources (MER) designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

Nursing Accreditation Statement:
Medical Education Resources (MER) is an approved provider of continuing education by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides 1 contact hour. Provider approval expires July 31, 2007. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 1 contact hour.


ACPE LogoPharmacy Accreditation Statement: Medical Education Resources (MER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MER designates this continuing education activity for 1 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Program Number: 816-999-07-055-L04. Statements of credit will be mailed within four weeks of receipt of appropriate documentation of course completion. There is no fee for participation in this activity.

This webcast event will educate healthcare professionals about stroke risk reduction among patients with transient ischemic attack. This program will present the latest guidelines for the management of TIA and discuss how medical professionals treating patients with suspected TIAs can apply evidence-based practices to evaluate and treat risk factors to prevent stroke and other dangerous cardiovascular events

ACEP Accreditation Statement: This program is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 1 hour of ACEP Category 1 credit.

This program is officially released for viewing and obtaining continuing medical education credits on April 16, 2007.  This program's accreditation will expire on April 16, 2008.


Disclosure Statement
All faculty members participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by Medical Education Resources are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations.Before the program, all faculty will disclose the existence of any relationship(s) they might have with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products or services to be discussed during their presentation(s).

 


This program is brought to you by an unrestricted educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim. 

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