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Stroke and Cerebrovascular Review - Online CME Course

Course Directors: William David Freeman, M.D., Kevin M. Barrett, M.D., Waleed Brinjkji, MD, Deena M. Nasr, D.O., Suzanne Brown, RN, SCRN, Lesia Mooney, RN, SCRN, Amanda Tomlinson, Ph.D., Marion Turnbull, Ph.D.

This course will provide attendees with an update across all major areas of clinical interest in vascular neurology.

Registration Fee
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$200
Allied Health Professional, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Retiree$125


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

Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.

  • Define updates in stroke and cerebrovascular diseases, including ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Review common questions in the management of unruptured aneurysms
  • Review anticoagulants selection of stroke patients including newer direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs)
  • Define new knowledge in cerebral amyloid angiopathy
  • Review criteria for decompressive hemicraniectomy after large hemispheric infarction stroke
  • Define ESUS (embolic stroke of undetermined source) and cryptogenic stroke
  • Define an individualized or precision medicine approach to aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

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.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 ANCC
  • 5.25 AOA Category 2-A
  • 5.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Robert D. Brown, Jr., M.D., M.P.H.
Cumara O’Carroll, M.D., M.P.H.
Benjamin H. Eidelman, M.D.
W. David Freeman, M.D.
Deena M. Nasr, D.O.
Alejandro Rabinstein, M.D.
Waldemar E. Wysokinski, M.D., Ph.D.

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 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 5.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 5.25 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

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

Available Credit

  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 ANCC
  • 5.25 AOA Category 2-A
  • 5.25 Attendance


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