Western Nebraska Stroke Symposium
The 2023 Western Nebraska Stroke Symposium will update you on the latest advances in the diagnosis, treatment and management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. In addition, the conference will cover the recent changes to the guidelines on acute stroke management and secondary stroke prevention.
This Symposium is designed for all healthcare professionals managing stroke patients, including those in the emergency department, cardiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, advanced practice providers, nurses, nurse practitioners, occupational therapists, physician assistants, physical therapists and radiologists.
Upon conclusion of this symposium, learners should be able to:
1. Recognize the importance of rapid treatment of stroke
2. Discuss the treatment and management of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke
3. Identify the latest in medical rehabilitation, transitions of care, and post-acute hospital care considerations including communication strategies, physical therapy techniques, and resources for the stroke patient
Stroke Outcomes and Post-Stroke Rehab: Leslie Cavazos, MD – Regional West Medical Center
Golden Hour of Stroke Care and NIHSS Primer: Jasmine Johann, NP – Swedish Medical Center
Nurses Role During a TeleStroke Consult: Amy Nieberlein, NP – Swedish Medical Center
Ischemic Stroke Management: Jeffrey Wagner, MD – Blue Sky Neurology
ICH Stroke Management: Jonathan Kleinman, MD – Blue Sky Neurology
SAH Stroke Management: Amy Nieberlein, NP – Swedish Medical Center
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of HCA Healthcare Continental Division and Regional West. HCA Healthcare Continental Division is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians
The HCA Healthcare Continental Division designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Activity was developed without support from any ineligible company.*The ACCME defines ineligible companies as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Note: The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests – unless the provider of clinical services is owned, or controlled by, and ACCME defined ineligible company.
The HCA Healthcare Continental Division is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidenced-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Integrity and Independence all parties involved in content development are required to disclose all conflicts of interest with ACCME defined ineligible companies. The HCA Healthcare Continental Division has identified, reviewed, and mitigated all conflicts of interest that speakers, authors, course directors, planners, peer reviewers, or relevant staff disclose prior to the delivery of any educational activity. The CME planning committee who are in a position to control the content of this CME Activity, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
- 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™HCA Healthcare Continental Division is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
HCA Healthcare Continental Division designates this for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 6.00 Attendance