15th Annual Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Review 2023 - The Emergency Neurological Life Support® (ENLS) - Live (in-person only)

Amelia Island, FL US
September 23, 2023

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options

Course Directors - W. David Freeman, M.D., Kevin M. Barrett, M.D.,  Zafer Keser, M.D., Cumara O'Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., Rabih G. Tawk, M.D., 

Co-Course Directors - Lesia Mooney RN, SCRN, Suzanne Brown, RN, SCRN, and Amanda Tomlinson, APRN

September 23, 2023 - 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.

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the eligibility for intravenous TPA in acute ischemic stroke, and endovascular therapy candidates with large vessel occlusion (LVO).
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of stroke that prompt emergency evaluation and earlier evidence-based treatment
  • Evaluate the data and outcomes of clinical trials and the impact on treatment options for stroke patients stroke risk factors and interventions (e.g., blood pressure control)
  • Discuss standard and new treatment options for cerebrovascular diseases
  • Describe recent developments in stroke prevention strategies
  • Identify modifiable stroke risk factors and interventions

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.

Course summary
Event starts: 
09/23/2023 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
09/23/2023 - 2:30pm

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The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, FL 32034
United States
+1 (866) 763-2960

A block of coastal view rooms single/double/triple/quad occupancy is reserved at a special course rate of $285 per night, plus tax, until Tuesday, August 29, 2023 or until the room block is filled. Group rates will be extended to conference attendees three days prior to and three days after the conference based on availability. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. All parking at the resort is provided by valet service. Overnight parking at the resort is $18 per night. Reserve online or call in reservations 866-763-2960 please reference the group name Mayo CME Cerebrovascular Disease when making reservations. 

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.



Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is located 35 minutes from The Ritz-Carlton at Amelia Island. Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant. Mayo School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.


Course Directors -

W. David Freeman, M.D.

Kevin M. Barrett, M.D.

Waleed Brinjikji, M.D.

Zafer Keser, M.D.

Cumara O'Carroll, M.D.M.P.H.

Rabih G. Tawk, M.D.

Co-Course Directors -

Lesia Mooney RN, SCRN

Suzanne Brown, RN, SCRN

Amanda Tomlinson, APRN

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