Double Antiplatelet Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients

January 27, 2022

Selected patients with acute ischemic stroke can benefit from a course of double antiplatelet therapy for the purpose of stroke prevention.  This course will detail the disease mechanism by which this therapy works and review the inclusion and exclusion patient selection criteria as well as the different treatment modalities available.

Live webinar only.  Please register for Zoom link.


Target Audience

Cardiologists, Vascular Surgeons, Interventional Radiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians, Podiatrists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, General Internists and other interested healthcare professionals. 

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the pathophysiology behind double antiplatelet therapy for acute ischemic stroke.
  • Identify appropriate patients with acute ischemic stroke for double antiplatelet therapy.
  • Describe the available options for double antiplatelet therapy in acute ischemic stroke.
  • Implement double antiplatelet therapy for selected acute ischemic stroke patients for secondary stroke prevention.  
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/27/2022 - 11:30am EST
Event ends: 
01/27/2022 - 12:00pm EST
Live Webinar
United States

Felipe De Los Rios, M.D., FAHA 
Medical Director
Stroke Program – Miami Neuroscience Institute
Comprehensive Stroke Center – Baptist Hospital of Miami
Associate Professor of Neurology 
Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine 
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine

Felipe De Los Rios, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, is a speaker with AstraZeneca (Briilinta) 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 have been mitigated.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*

*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 South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for .5 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-894844, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.


Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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