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We learned the conference will have to be virtual only due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in our community. For those who registered for the in-person conference, please check your inbox for an email from Dana Gibler regarding whether or not you intend to attend virtually or to cancel so that the proper refunds may be applied.
We still look forward to a wonderful symposium with a lot of great information and appreciate your flexibility with this last minute change.
Virtual registration remains open, please follow the prompts to register if you have not yet done so.
Thank you!


Thank you for your interest in Riverside's 13th Annual Stroke Symposium which will be held on Friday, June 3, 2022. Objectives to include identification and treatment of stroke, stroke risk factors and lifestyle modifications, new treatment for chronic subdural hematomas, paramedicine programs, acute stroke imaging, PAF treatment for stroke patients, post stroke spasticity and more.

Symposium Objectives

  • Review the identification and treatment of stroke including advanced imaging
  • Discuss the importance of reversal of anticoagulants in intracerebral hemorrhage patients
  • Review if/when it is appropriate to resume antithrombotics in patients with prior intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Discuss current surgical management trends of intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Review the standard of care for various types of strokes
  • Discuss new devices in aneurysm treatment
  • Discuss innovations in rehab and strategies to tap into neuroplasticity
  • Discuss Tenecteplase used for acute ischemic stroke
  • Understand quality improvement initiatives in stroke care
  • Understand EMS Paramedicine involvement in post stroke care
  • Discuss PAF detection and management for Stroke patients
  • Discuss embolization of the external carotid artery
  • Discuss management strategies in non-interventional acute stroke patients
  • Review new agents in the management of diabetes and dyslipidemia in stroke patients
  • Review endovascular trials on the horizon and direct to thrombectomy versus fibrinolytic treatment
  • Recognize that sleep apnea is a risk factor for stroke and discuss its management
  • Discuss the Paul Coverdell Registry and how it will improve quality outcomes for stroke patients
  • Discuss the management of post stroke spasticity
  • Review post stroke cognitive impairments and management


Friday, June 3, 2022, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registrants will receive a link via email to join the symposium.


Virtual Only

Registration Fees


 Category  By May 20 After May 20
Riverside Health System Team Members $40 $60
EMS $50 $70
Participant (Non Riverside Employee) $55 $85
Physician (Non-Riverside Medical Group) $85 $105



For virtual registration, please click here.
For physician registration, please click here.

Mail in registrations will be accepted.

Overnight Accommodations

Group rate – courtesy block of 10 rooms at a rate of $135 per night plus applicable tax
Deadline: May 8th
Reservation details: Jill Anwaar

Contact Person

Dana Gibler
[email protected]

Mail-in payment address:
Riverside Regional Medical Center
c/o Dana Gibler, Stroke Program Coordinator
500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd
Newport News, VA 23601
Attn: Stroke Symposium 2022

Check payable to - Riverside Regional Medical Center
Walk-in payments – no

Capacity, per type of registration

In person - 500 at once

Virtual - Unlimited

Refund policy

(deadline, administrative fees): Received 7 days prior to the course: fee is refunded less a $25.00 administrative fee. Received less than seven days prior: no refund