Friday, May 17, 2019 - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Newport News Marriott At City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News, Virginia 23606

Illustration of human brain within head

Target Audience:
Physicians, nurses, emergency medical services professionals, therapists and other health care providers interested in the care of patients with stroke and associated conditions.

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Stroke Symposium Objectives:

  • Discuss the identification and treatment of stroke including advanced imaging
  • Review the standard of care for various types of strokes
  • Understand quality improvement initiatives in stroke care
  • Understand EMS involvement in acute stroke care
  • Discuss treatment options for AV Malformations and aneurysms
  • Recognize the treatable entities for non-traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracranial hemorrhage
  • Understand management of hemorrhage due to anticoagulant use
  • Discuss treatment of cryptogenic stroke
  • Discuss blood pressure management in the acute stroke setting
  • Recognize that sleep apnea is a risk factor for stroke, and its management
  • Discuss the role of rehabilitation in post-stroke recovery
  • Discuss post stroke cognitive disorders
  • Discuss the management of post-stroke spasticity
  • Recognize that cerebral venous diseases can contribute to ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes

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Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee.

Riverside Health System Employee
By May 3 - $40
After May 3 - $60

By May 3 - $50
After May 3 - $75

Non-Riverside Participant
By May 3 - $65
After May 3 - $95

Physician, Non-RMG
By May 3 - $90
After May 3 - $115

Exhibitor - $1000

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More Information:
Sara Watkins, MSN, RN
Stroke Program Coordinator
Riverside Regional Medical Center
500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23601
Phone: 757-612-8278