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National Stroke Association convenes several grand rounds series throughout the year. These programs relay the latest information on stroke and stroke treatments to acute and rehabilitation hospital-based care teams.

Each series is accredited for a minimum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and 1 CE credit from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Additional specialty credit may be available for specific program content and targeted audiences.

Each hospital meeting the criteria to host a grand rounds program will receive:

  • Faculty honoraria
  • Food and beverage stipend
  • Marketing tools
  • CME/CE accreditation
  • Attendee workbooks

Hospitals wishing to host a program should contact Valerie Siebert-Thomas at 303-754-0926 or vsiebert-thomas@stroke.org.

Available Programs

Healthcare Professionals wishing to register for their hospital’s program should click on the title to the main program page where they will find registration instructions.

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Acute Stroke Treatment: Addressing Missed Opportunities

Gain better knowledge of the key features that reliably distinguish stroke from stroke mimics and allow brief but more focused and assured assessment, thus speeding eligible patients on their way to appropriate treatment. This program features accredited grand round activities, live webinars, Internet Point of Care (iPoC) and an update to the Acute Web Resource area.

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Post-stroke Spasticity Diagnosis and Management–A Case-based CME Initiative

This accredited grand rounds activity aims to educate learners on the diagnosis, treatment and management of post-stroke spasticity through real-life scenarios they may encounter in their clinical settings. The program will provide learners with current evidence on accurate assessment of spasticity with appropriate treatment and management through a series of case vignettes.

Virtual Grand Rounds Programs

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Managing Atrial Fibrillation to Prevent Stroke

The Managing Atrial Fibrillation to Prevent Stroke virtual grand rounds addresses AFib and how it is diagnosed and treated; reviews prevalence of stroke in AFib patients; discusses the use of appropriate tools to assess stroke risk; promotes the use of current guidelines‐based strategies for managing AFib for patients at different levels of stroke risk; shares strategies for discussing AFib and stroke risk more effectively with patients; and evaluates the emerging agents for stroke prevention in AFib.

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Acute Stroke Treatment: Addressing Missed Opportunities Virtual Grand Rounds

The Acute Stroke Treatment: Addressing Missed Opportunities virtual grand rounds program will provide a succinct update on key new evidence about acute stroke care, especially care in the emergency department, where the speed and accuracy of diagnosis and treatment can have profound long-term impacts on patient quality of life. The accredited activity is free and open to all healthcare professionals.

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