Management of the Stroke Patient After Neurointervention

Acute ischemic stroke continues to be one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Recent advances in patient selection have revolutionized stroke care. This lecture is designed to help physicians implement evidence-based strategies for patients with acute ischemic stroke undergoing emergent endovascular reperfusion and early integration of rehabilitation into the intensive care unit setting. This course may be of special interest to physicians in the fields of neurology, neurocritical care, emergency medicine and family medicine, along with other physicians interested in stroke management after neurointervention.

 

Target Audience

Neurologists, Neuro-Oncologists, Stroke Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Radiation Oncologists, Critical Care Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Neuropsychologists, Critical Care Physicians, Physician Assistants and Fellows.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify evidence-based strategies in peri- and postprocedural neurocritical care management for patients with acute ischemic stroke. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Neurocritical Care of Emergent Large-Vessel Occlusion: The Era of a New Standard of Care F Al-Mufti, E Dancour, K Amuluru… - Journal of Intensive …, 2016 - jic.sagepub.com 

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0885066616656361

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
02/07/2017
Course expires: 
02/07/2019
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Karel Fuentes, M.D. 
Medical Director, Neurocritical Care
Baptist Health Neuroscience Center
Neurointensivist, Baptist, South Miami, Homestead, Doctors and
West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Karel Fuentes, 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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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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 Medicine’s (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 provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/07/2017
Course expires: 
02/07/2019
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