Annual Stroke Conference - Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Large Infarction: Indications and Outcomes

May 19, 2021

Hemicraniectomy is a surgical procedure in which a large flap of the skull is removed and the dura is opened; this gives space for the swollen brain to bulge and reduces the intracranial pressure. During this conference, Dr. McDermott and Dr. Siomin will discuss malignant strokes and indications for decompressive hemicraniectomy. 

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Identify indications for decompressive hemicraniectomy. 
  • Implement the hemicraniectomy algorithm. 
     

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
04/20/2021
Course expires: 
05/28/2021
Event starts: 
05/19/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
05/19/2021 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
5
Live and Webinar
United States

Live venue is limited to 30

Vitaly Siomin, M.D. 
Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Co-Director of Skull Base Surgery
Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida 

Vitaly Siomin, M.D., faculty/speaker of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

Michael McDermott, M.D. 
Chief Medical Executive 
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami, Florida

Michael McDermott, M.D., faculty/speaker for this educational event, is a consultant with Deinde Medical and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. 

*All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.

*Ineligible Companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-852902, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Respiratory Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

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