Rhode Island Stroke Symposium

Providence, RI US
May 9, 2020

The Rhode Island Stroke Symposium seeks to integrate the most advanced research and medical knowledge in the treatment of stroke and provide a forum for discussion and dissemination of that knowledge by advanced practice professionals, stroke neurologists and registered nurses. This program will provide an update on state-of-the-art acute stroke treatment as practiced at a Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Rhode Island Hospital is the oldest Comprehensive Stroke Center in New England and a high-volume center that provides care for patients with acute ischemic stroke, intraparenchymal hemorrhage and subarachnoid hemorrhage. In this program, participants will be exposed to a variety of disciplines including neuro critical care, stroke neurology, neuro interventional radiology, advanced practice professionals, registered nurses and other members of the stroke team. The goal of the activity is to enhance the interdisciplinary care of the stroke patient in Rhode Island and the wider New England region. 

Target Audience

Regional primary care and specialist physicians, including emergency physicians neurologists, cardiologists, radiologists, surgeons, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, social workers, advanced practice professionals, residents, fellows, medical students and other allied members of the healthcare team.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the most important factors in preventing stroke (prevention)
  • Accurately identify the patient that warrants transfer to a tertiary stroke center
  • Identify the indications and contraindications to mechanical thrombectomy for large vessel occlusion
  • Describe the work-up for acute ischemic stroke with particular reference to acute ischemic stroke in the young person
  • Recognize the role of the advanced practice professional in the treatment of acute stroke
  • Describe disparities in stroke care and recognize factors that can be addressed to improve equity in stroke care
  • Select patients who are appropriate for long-term cardiac monitoring
  • State the indications and contraindication for the use of tissue plasminogen activator

Registration Fees

Fee includes: breakfast, breaks, lunch, reception, access to online syllabus & complimentary on-site parking

$150.00 Physicians
$125.00 Other Healthcare Professionals
$  75.00 Emergency Medical Technicians
$  50.00 Lifespan Employees, Residents, Fellows, Postdocs, other Health Profession Students

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 8.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
01/03/2020
Course expires: 
05/10/2021
Event starts: 
05/09/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/09/2020 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$150.00
Rating: 
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7:15-8:00 amRegistration, Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits
8:00-8:05Welcome and Introduction
Brian Mac Grory, MB BCh, BAO, MRCP
8:05-8:30 The Role of Emergency Medical Services in a Stroke Care System
Captain John H. Potvin, BS, NRP, EMS, I/C
8:30-8:55 Initial Hospital Triage/Code Stroke Pathway
Gino Paolucci, NP
8:55-9:20 Thrombolytic Therapy
Brian Mac Grory, MD
9:20-9:45 Emergency Management of Large Vessel Occlusion
Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD
9:45-10:00 BREAK
10:00-10:25 Cardioembolic Stroke
Tina M. Burton, MD
10:25-10:50 Secondary Prevention of Ischemic Stroke
Karen Furie, MD, MPH 
10:50-11:15 Statin Therapy for Stroke Prevention: What is the Evidence?
Karen Aspry, MD, MS
11:15-11:40 Pregnancy and Stroke
Julie Roth, MD
11:40-12:00 pmStroke in the Young
Christoph Stretz, MD
12:00-12:45 LUNCH
12:45-1:10 Management Strategies for Carotid Disease
Curt Doberstein, MD
1:10-1:35 Update on the Management of Brain Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Malformations
Ryan McTaggart, MD
1:35-1:55 Emergency Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Ali Mahta, MD
1:55-2:15 Emergency Management of Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Michael Reznik, MD
2:15-2:30 BREAK
2:30-2:50 Disparities in Stroke Care and Outcomes
Tracy Madsen, MD, ScM
2:50-3:10 Leading and Managing a Comprehensive Stroke Program
Jo-Ann Sarafin, MS, APRN, CNP, FNP-BC, SCRN
3:10-3:30 Updates in Stroke Rehabilitation 
Shalini Boodram, MD
3:30-4:00 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Mac Grory/Aspry/Potvin
4:00-5:00 pmRECEPTION

 

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI 02912
United States
+1 (401) 863-3337

Parking will be available in the parking garage connected to the Medical Building, located on the corner of Richmond and Elm Streets.

ADA: 
Please notify the Brown CME Office in writing at least two weeks prior to the conference to request reasonable accommodations. 

Course Directors

Brian C. Mac Grory, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCP
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Staff Neurologist
Rhode Island Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center

Ryan McTaggart, MD
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator 
Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator 
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director of Interventional Neuroradiology
Rhode Island Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center

Faculty 

Karen Aspry, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Lipid and Prevention Program
The Rhode Island Cardiovascular Institute at Lifespan

Shalini Boodram, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 
Medical Director, Inpatient Rehabilitation Services
Rhode Island Hospital 

Tina M. Burton, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 
Vascular Neurology Staff Physician 
Rhode Island Hospital

Curt Doberstein, MD
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery
Rhode Island Hospital

Karen Furie, MD, MPH
Samuel I. Kennison, MD & Bertha S. Kennison Professor of Clinical Neuroscience
Chair of Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief of Neurology
Rhode Island Hospital, Miriam Hospital & Bradley Hospital | Providence, RI

Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD
Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Neurology & Neurosurgery
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Neurovascular Center
Rhode Island Hospital

Tracy Madsen, MD, ScM
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
ED Director of Acute Stroke Services
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Associate Director, Division of Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital

Ali Mahta, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Neurointensivist, Neurologist 
Rhode Island Hospital

Gino A. Paolucci, NP
Lead Advanced Practitioner
Department of Neurology & Neurovascular Center
Rhode Island Hospital 

Captain John H. Potvin, BS, NRP, EMS I/C
Director of Emergency Medical Services 
East Providence Fire Department

Michael Reznik, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Attending Neurointensivist
Rhode Island Hospital 

Julie Roth, MD
Associate Professor Neurology
Associate Professor of Medical Science
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director of Women's Neurology
Rhode Island Hospital

Jo-Ann Sarafin, MS, APRN, CNP, FNP-BC, SCRN
Stroke Program Manager
Rhode Island Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center

Christoph Stretz, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University 
Staff Neurologist
Rhode Island Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center

Planning Committee  

Brian Mac Grory, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCP
Ryan McTaggart, MD
Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD
Jo-Ann Sarafin, MS, APRN, CNP, FNP-BC, SCRN

Jennifer Maloney

CME Coordinator, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 
Maria Sullivan, BS
CME Director, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 
Siana Wood, RN, BSN, CDOE
Nurse Planner 
 

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This activity has been submitted to the Northeast Multi-State Division for approval to award contact hours. The Northeast Multi-State Division is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Nurses Associations are members of the Northeast Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association. 

Emergency Medical  Technicians: An application for accreditation has been submitted to Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education. 
 
Other Health Care Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 8.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.


Cancellation Policy
Cancellations/substitutions must be made in writing to the Brown CME Office at least two weeks prior to the conference, no later than April 24, 2020. A $25.00 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds (no refunds for “no shows”). There will be no additional charge for substitutions. This conference is subject to change or cancellation.

Available Credit

  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 8.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Price

Cost:
$150.00
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