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Pre-Hospital and Acute Stroke Programs

An expanded education initiative comprising of three webinars that focus on the translation of endovascular stroke treatment into evidence-based practice, and overcoming system implementation barriers.

Acute Stroke: Missed Diagnosis activity discusses best practices on how to increase knowledge and improve provider practice regarding the diagnosis of acute stroke in the emergency room with patients who present with atypical symptoms.

This nonaccredited webinar discusses the latest findings and controversies around thrombolysis in acute stroke care.

Do you want to learn more about the latest information on cryptogenic stroke? This accredited activity identifies and discusses tools available for diagnosing the root cause of a cryptogenic stroke and the opportunities to use them, specifically cardiac monitoring, for the benefit of individual patient outcomes.

Come learn about the latest evidence on acute interventional treatments and its place in the care of stroke. This accredited activity will discuss recent endovascular stroke trials and results and how to translate research results into evidence-based practice as well as define the patients who could benefit from endovascular treatments.

This nonaccredited webinar will discuss how data can drive care. The webinar includes case studies with tips and tools on how performance improvement can make a difference in patient care.

Stroke is the leading cause of long-term severe disability and the fourth cause of death in the U.S.  Roughly 30-40% of first time strokes are cryptogenic, or due to unknown cause. It is necessary to establish the cause of stroke to determine functional prognosis, decrease the risk of future strokes, and select appropriate preventative care. Currently, serious gaps exist between in the clinical knowledge of cryptogenic stroke and how to treat, manage, and prevent the occurrence—leaving patients at risk for disabling strokes or even death.  

This nonaccredited webinar will provide a summary of some of the key changes in how healthcare reform affects stroke care in your practice. The faculty will move into a discussion of the changes specific to the care of stroke patients along with a review of the new mandates.

This nonaccredited webinar series allows opposing sides the opportunity to present the evidence supporting their opinions. Topics in this series include tPA exclusion and inclusion criteria, post-stroke dosage and frequency of therapy, and interventional treatments.

This nonaccredited webinar will discuss how data can drive care. The webinar includes case studies with tips and tools on how performance improvement can make a difference in patient care.

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