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Comprehensive Stroke Center Webinars


Learn about The Joint Commission’s standards for the new Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) designation in three new webinars.

The Guidelines for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

MJ Hampel, senior associate director, The Joint Commission
View this archived webinarThe Joint Commission will provide an overview of this new designation and the required standards, plus the program's mission, goals and objectives.

Original program: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

Best Practices for Stroke Care

View this archived webinarKerrin Connelly, Amy Perez, and Rishi Gupta, MD, Grady Health System
Not every hospital and stroke center is eligible for CSC designation. Learn guidelines and best practices for comprehensive care in every situation, from small to large facilities.

Original program: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

Becoming a Comprehensive Stroke Center

View this archived webinarClaranne Mathiesen, RN, MSN, CNRN, and Erin Conahan, RN, CNRN, Lehigh Valley Health Network
A recently certified center will share its experience in preparing for and receiving the CSC designation.

Original program: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

This program is sponsored by an educational grant from Stryker. 


Archived Webinars

View this FREE webinar series focused on optimizing clinical and fiscal stroke center performance. Click on each program title below to view the webinar recordings and access related resources.

Who Should Participate

  • New and veteran stroke center coordinators
  • Hospital administrators
  • Finance officers
  • Quality assurance professionals
  • Continuing education directors
  • Medical/medical staff directors
  • DRG coding specialists
  • Stroke nurses
  • Stroke team members
  • Neurologists
  • Marketing and public relations specialists
  • Emergency department physicians and nurses

Building the Case for a Primary Stroke Center
Wende Fedder, RN, MBA and Phil Gorelick, MD, MPH, FACP
Better understand critical components of primary stroke centers and gain resources to meet stroke center development needs. Become equipped to educate and persuade administrators about the importance and financial solvency of primary stroke centers. View archive.

Stroke Center Profitability: Advanced Administrative Issues
Timothy J. Shephard, PhD and Jennifer Boynton Smith
Turn a stroke program into a revenue generating center of excellence. Learn the latest about stroke systems of care models, stroke care coding and reimbursement, along with preparing successful pro formas and designing effective quality improvement initiatives. View archive.

Stroke Center Operations and Marketing
Elizabeth Pendry, BSN, RN and Debbie Lombardi Hill
Learn how to successfully develop and manage an interdisciplinary stroke team, program budgets and staff education. Gain valuable insights on working with an internal team to effectively develop and implement stroke center marketing campaigns and assessing return on investment. View archive.

The Business of Stroke Expert Panel Discussion 
All six presenting faculty listed above.
Get all your remaining questions answered! Participate in this lively interactive exchange between all presenting faculty and webinar attendees. View archive.

This non-accredited webinar series is supported by GE Healthcare and by an education grant from Genentech, Inc.

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