Mayo Clinic 7th Annual Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Review 2015

Course description

Mayo Course Directors:  Kevin M. Barrett, M.D., MScKelly D. Flemming, M.D.W. David Freeman, M.D.

Co-Directors: Suzanne M. Brown, BSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN, Lesia H. Mooney, MSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN, ACNS-BC

This course will provide attendees with an update across all major areas of clinical interest in vascular neurology. Lectures will cover management of acute ischemic stroke, brain hemorrhage, symptomatic and asymptomatic vascular lesions including arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations, cerebral aneurysms, and carotid stenosis. The course will also cover the latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to stroke. Lectures will be supplemented with highlights of images in clinical vascular neurology and group discussions of clinical vignettes. Optional hands-on workshops will also be provided.

Additional Information
Course Brochure
Travel and Lodging Information

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Denise Klarich.

Credit Information
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity, for a maximum of  19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target audience: 

This course is designed for neurologists, neurosurgeons, interventional neuroradiologists, cardiologists, primary care physicians, emergency department physicians, neurology residents, vascular neurology fellows, and stroke center team members including nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists and speech therapists.

Learning objectives: 

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

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

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Event date:

09/17/2015 - 7:00am
09/19/2015 - 3:15pm
Credits & accreditation
  • 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Faculty & disclosure

Mayo Faculty

Scott M. Arnold, P.T.
Thomas G. Brott, M.D.
Benjamin L. Brown, M.D.
Robert D. Brown, Jr., M.D.
Pablo R. Castillo, M.D.
Hali C. Cole, P.T.
Bart M. Demaerschalk, M.D.
Laxmi P. Dhakal, M.B.B.S.
Brynn K. Dredla, M.D.
Benjamin H. Eidelman, M.D.
Paul A. Friedman, M.D.
Jennifer E. Fugate, D.O.
Jonathan Graff-Radford, M.D.  
Josephine Huang, M.D.
Sara E. Hocker, M.D.
Lisa N. Lazaraton, P.T.
E. Paul Lindell, M.D.
Michael J. Link, M.D.
Robert D. McBane, M.D.
James F. Meschia, M.D.
David A. Miller, M.D. 
Lauren Ng, M.D.
Michelle D. Owens, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Luke W. Partridge, OT
Sarah H. Peacock, A.R.N.P.
Danielle M. Ramsey, A.R.N.P. 
Mark N. Rubin, M.D. 
Jason L. Siegel, M.D.
Christina C. Smith, A.R.N.P. 
Rabih G. Tawk, M.D.
Amanda D. Tomlinson, A.R.N.P.
C. Joseph Yelvington, P.T.
Abba C. Zubair, M.D., Ph.D.

Guest Faculty 
Linda R. Littlejohns, MSN, RN, FAAN
Past President of the AANN
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation
San Juan Capistrano California

Wayne Hodges, RN, PMD
UF Health Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL

Additional information
Exhibitor Invitation106.87 KB
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Event starts: 
09/17/2015 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/19/2015 - 3:15pm
Enrollments are closed.
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