September 17-19, 2015 - The Ritz-Carlton - Amelia Island, Fl.

Course Directors:Kevin M. Barrett, M.D., MScKelly D. Flemming, M.D.W. David Freeman, M.D.Guiseppe Lanzino, M.D.
Co-Directors:Suzanne M. Brown, BSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN, Lesia H. Mooney, MSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN, ACNS-BC

Course Description
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.

Registration

Physician/Scientist 
On/Before 8/17/2015$725.00
After 8/17/2015$800.00
Residents, Retirees, PA's, RN's and NP's 
On/Before 8/17/2015$400.00
After 8/17/2015$475.00
Stroke Nursing Review (Friday Only)$200.00
ABPN Approved Self-Assessment$25
Hands on Workshop (Saturday 1:15 - 3:15)$150.00

Registration
The registration fee includes tuition, comprehensive electronic course syllabus, continental breakfast, lunch, break refreshments and reception.  Although it is not Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised.  A letter of confirmation is sent upon receipt of payment and completed registration. Contact us by email or 800-462-9633 with any questions. 

Travel and Lodging Accommodations
Due to high demand, the room block with special group rates has been filled for the evening of Friday, September 18, 2015. You are welcome to place your name on the waitlist at the Ritz-Carlton, however alternative lodging is encouraged.   
A list of Alternate Accommodations can be found in the download section. 

Intended 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.

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.

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.

Exhibit Opportunity
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.