Symposium on STROKE & Cerebrovascular Diseases

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October 21, 2017

Eilan Hotel & Spa

San Antonio, Texas

Course Description

We cordially invite you to the inaugural UT Health San Antonio Symposium on Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. This one-day conference will equip health care providers with practical, evidence-based knowledge for early stroke identification, evaluation, treatment, transport, and management. The purpose of this knowledge-based program is to enable you to properly diagnosis patients with stroke and cerebrovascular diseases, as well as be able to offer them the most current treatment therapies available inclusive of research programs. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and results in significant disability and healthcare expenditure. We hope that by attending this course, you will leave with new enthusiasm for the advances in stroke and the knowledge you gained would help your patients experience healthier and happier lives.


Who Should Attend?

This conference is intended forneurologists, neurosurgeons, emergency physicians, cardiologists, critical care physicians, primary care physicians, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, paramedics, physical therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and other allied professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of stroke.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:

  • Identify recent advances in endovascular therapies for ischemic stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Discuss the recent evidence for treatments of acute ischemic stroke
  • Discuss the recent evidence for treatments of intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Discuss surgical procedures for hemorrhagic lesions in the brain
  • Identify the role of nursing staff in the care of the stroke patients
  • Discuss management of large hemispheric stroke
  • Discuss palliative and end of life care of the stroke patients

Fee Types Fees
Licensed Physicians $150.00
Non-Physicians, Students, Residents, Fellows $50.00


Continuing Medical Education Credit

The Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certificate of Attendance
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Healthcare professionals receiving a certificate of attendance should consult with their licensing board for information on applicability and acceptance.


†This presentation meets the Texas Medical Board criteria for formal continuing medical education involving the study of medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Continuing Medical Education Office
Phone: 1(866) 601-4448 or (210)567-4491


Conference Location:
Eilan Hotel & Spa
18603 La Cantera Terrace
San Antonio, Texas 78256


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