14th Annual Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease
This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options
Course Directors: W. David Freeman, M.D., Kevin M. Barrett, M.D. and Deena Nasr, D.O.
Co-Course Directors: Lesia Mooney RN, SCRN, Suzanne Brown, RN, SCRN, and Amanda Tomlison, APRN
September 21 - 24, 2022 - The Ritz-Carlton - Amelia Island, Florida
This course provides attendees with an update on all major areas of clinical interest in vascular neurology. Lectures cover management of acute ischemic stroke, brain hemorrhage, and symptomatic and asymptomatic vascular lesions including arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations, cerebral aneurysms and carotid stenosis. The latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to stroke are discussed. Lectures are supplemented with highlights of images in clinical vascular neurology and group discussions of clinical vignettes.
This course is designed for neurologists, neurosurgeons, interventional neuroradiologists, primary care physicians, emergency department physicians, neurology residents, vascular neurology fellows and stroke center team members including nurse practitioners, nurses, PAs, physical and occupational therapists and speech therapists.
Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.
1. Recognize the eligibility for intravenous TPA in acute ischemic stroke, and endovascular therapy candidates with large vessel occlusion (LVO).
2. Identify modifiable stroke risk factors and interventions (e.g., blood pressure control)
3. Recognize the signs and symptoms of stroke that prompt emergency evaluation and earlier evidence-based treatment
4. Evaluate the data and outcomes of clinical trials and the impact on treatment options for stroke patients
5. Describe recent developments in stroke prevention strategies
6. Discuss standard and new treatment options for cerebrovascular diseases
All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.