Disparity In Stroke Care: An Update of the FL-PR Research Study

MIami, FL US
May 24, 2016

Stroke subtypes reportedly differ by race and ethnic subgroups, although why this should be has not been adequately explained. Addressing health disparities remains an important public health aspect of stroke prevention. Evidence-based training focuses on raising awareness and empowering medical providers, research personnel and healthcare trainees involved in the care of stroke cases. This course will identify, explain and evaluate data, disparities and risks in stroke care based on race, ethnic and gender differences.

Target Audience

Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuroradiologists, Interventional Radiologists, Radiologists, Vascular Surgeons, Cardiologists,  Internists, Hospitalists, Critical Care Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Neuropsychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify stroke disparities with emphasis on stroke risk factors and delivery of acute care.
  • Explain data on race-ethnic and gender differences in stroke patient care incidences, as well as subtypes and vascular risk factors.   
  • Evaluate disparities in stroke care performance metrics by race, ethnicity, and geographic regions.
  • Supportive training and retraining initiatives geared toward healthcare stakeholder implementation of specific culturally-tailored quality improvement programs that address and eliminate healthcare disparities. 
Additional information
Schedule: 

6:00 p.m. ♦ Dinner and Registration

6:30 p.m. ♦ Lecture

7:30 p.m. ♦ Adjourn

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Speaker Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
04/30/2016
Course expires: 
06/07/2016
Event starts: 
05/24/2016 - 6:30pm
Event ends: 
05/24/2016 - 7:30pm
Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N. Kendall Drive
Auditorium
MIami, FL 33176
United States

Jose G. Romano, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Chief, Stroke Division University of Miami Miller School of Medicine     
Miami, Florida
 

Jose G. Romano, M.D. has indicated that he has no relevant financial relationships to disclose and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Speaker Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/30/2016
Course expires: 
06/07/2016
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