Mayo Clinic 9th Annual Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Review 2017

Amelia Island, FL US
December 14, 2017 to December 16, 2017

Course Update

Due to Hurricane Irma, the 9th Annual Mayo Clinic Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Review 2017 course has been rescheduled for December 14-16, 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, FL. We apologize for the unexpected inconvenience and appreciate your patience during this time.

Mayo Clinic will transfer registration for all attendees registered to attend the September course to the new course in December. We are currently working with the Ritz-Carlton to provide a link and phone number for hotel reservations as soon as possible. If you are unable to attend the course in December, please contact us to request a refund. To receive additional information via email and/or mail, please contact cme‐ or call 800‐462‐9633.

Course Directors: Kevin M. Barrett, M.D., MSc, Kelly D. Flemming, M.D., W. David Freeman, M.D. & Giuseppe Lanzino, M.D.

This course will provide attendees with an update of 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. 

Challenging Stroke Case Abstracts

Overview:  As part of the 2017 Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Review course, an electronic poster session for presentation of original research dedicated to the field of Neurology will be held. Challenging Stroke Cases are welcome. These may include challenging stroke cases (i.e., case reports) of those encountered in clinical practice. The conference will also review stroke randomized trials, outcome studies, potential practice innovations, stroke monitoring, and stroke center systems-based practice innovation or improvements. Posters will be chosen from all abstracts received by the Monday, August 14, 2017 submission deadline.

Abstract Eligibility:  Original abstracts that either have or have not been presented at other meetings will be considered for the conference. Abstracts based upon published papers based on stroke will also be considered. Research Competition: Outstanding abstracts will be selected for electronic poster presentations at the 2017 Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Review course.

Number of Entries:  A  participant may be the primary author on no more than two abstracts; however, he or she may be a contributing author on any number of abstracts. Deadline: Abstract submission deadline is Monday, August 14, 2017.

Notification of Results:  Accepted abstracts will be notified by email. All primary authors will be notified by email no later than Friday August 25, 2017 if their submission has been selected for the electronic poster session, and details regarding poster set-up will follow. Accepted abstract recipients must still register for the meeting to attend.

Description of Challenging Stroke Case:  (no more than 300 words are allowed for the text within the Introduction, Methods, Results and Conclusion). Suggested format is provided below.

Introduction (or Objective, Hypothesis):

Methods (Case report or series etc):



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Registration Fees 

Physicians and Scientists


Residents, Fellows, PA, NP, and Allied Health 


Stroke Nursing Session Only (Saturday)$200.00
Allied Health Session Only (Saturday)$100.00
ABPN MOC$25.00

Additional Information

Course Brochure (PDF)

Exhibit Opportunities

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 submit an inquiry to Florida Exhibits

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, PAs, 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 evidence-based 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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.25 ANCC
  • 17.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
12/14/2017 - 7:15am
Event ends: 
12/16/2017 - 3:15pm
The Ritz Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, FL 32034
United States
+1 (904) 277-1100

A block of coastal view rooms, single/double/triple/quad occupancy are reserved for attendees and their guests at the group rate of $249 per night, plus tax. Call reservations at 866-239-1217 and identify yourself as a participant of the 9th Annual Mayo Clinic Stroke course ,or reserve online. In order to receive the special group rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before Tuesday, November 21, 2017, whichever comes first. Early reservations are recommended due to the limited number of rooms available. Check-in time is after 4 p.m. and check-out time is before noon. All parking at the resort is provided by valet service. Overnight parking at the resort is $12 per night. Day guest parking is complimentary. Guests will also receive complimentary in room internet service. 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.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Credit Statement(s):


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here

Available Credit

  • 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.25 ANCC
  • 17.25 Attendance

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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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