Management of Acute Stroke: A Paradigm Shift

Stroke is the leading cause of disability and most of the cases are those of ischemic stroke. Learn how advancements in the endovascular management of acute ischemic stroke with large vessel occlusion have resulted in a paradigm shift in the way this disease is managed.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Gynecologists, Internal Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants and Fellows.

Learning Objective

  • Distinguish the increasing use of reperfusion therapies, inflammatory pathways and oxidative stress as attractive therapeutic targets for the development of adjuvant neuroprotective agents in the treatment of cerebrovascular disease.
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Paramasivam, Srinivasan. "Current trends in the management of acute ischemic stroke." Neurology India 63.5 (2015): 665. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26448223 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
05/01/2017
Course expires: 
05/01/2018

Felipe de los Rios La Rosa, M.D.
Medical Director, Stroke Program 
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida

Felipe de los Rios La Rosa, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentations or discussions. 

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

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ABIM MOC 

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicineís (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity providerís responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

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Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/01/2017
Course expires: 
05/01/2018
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