Marcus Neuroscience Institute Knock Out Stroke and Cardiac Events Symposium

September 15, 2022
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Live Virtual Symposium | 7.25 Cat. 1
Thursday, September 15, 2022

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The Marcus Neuroscience Institute Knock Out Stroke and Cardiac Events Symposium is designed to provide attendees with relevant information regarding new developments and approaches to the management of stroke and cardiac events. This symposium is designed to provide clinicians with in-depth reviews of the latest science and cutting-edge advances in the treatment of stroke mimics, change process to tenecteplase, atrial fibrillation and appendage closures, among other topics. Please join us for this full-day symposium.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this conference, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify two common symptoms of a subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).
  • Describe the different types of intracerebral aneurysms and identify risk factors for aneurysm rupture.
  • Identify two stroke mimics and discuss methods to distinguish them from a stroke.
  • State the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage in stroke mimics that receive thrombolytic therapy.
  • Describe the physiology of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD).
  • List two of the indications for LVAD placement and two potential complications.
  • Identify the contiguous leads used to diagnose the following acute myocardial infarction territories: anterior, lateral, inferior and posterior.
  • Identify two of the most common reasons for a malpractice case in stroke patients.
  • Identify the three requirements of a legal case to determine liability.
  • Discuss the decision-making pros and cons for converting from alteplase to tenecteplase.
  • Identify the steps to administering tenecteplase.
  • Describe the optic nerve pathways and correlation of visual deficits to the location of injury.
  • Identify the different areas of the brain that can result in visual changes and visual field cuts.
  • Identify the stroke patients with atrial fibrillation who would benefit the most from left atrial appendage closure.
  • Define the difference between cytotoxic and vasogenic cerebral edema.
  • Identify two of the initial management therapies used to treat cerebral edema and increased intracranial pressure.
  • State normal blood pressure and identify risk factors for uncontrolled hypertension.
  • Identify the different medication classifications for treating chronic hypertension.

Who Should Attend

Primary care physicians, family physicians, general internists, emergency medicine physicians, cardiologists, hospitalists, advanced practice providers, nurses, pharmacists, occupational therapists, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, dietitians, social workers and respiratory therapists.

Registration and Fees

This live virtual symposium is offered free of charge.

Event date: Thursday, September 15, 2022

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Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 7.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 7.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 7.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 7.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
Course opens: 
06/01/2022
Course expires: 
10/31/2022
Event starts: 
09/15/2022 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/15/2022 - 4:30pm EDT

Agenda

8:00 - 8:15 a.m.New in this Corner: Introduction
Kendra Kent, R.N., M.S., CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CENP
8:15 - 8:45 a.m.Heavy Hitters: Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Brian Snelling, M.D.
8:45 - 9:15 a.m.Playing Possum: Stroke Mimics
Adrian Rodriguez-Hernandez, M.D.
9:15 - 10:00 a.m.Mental Health Issues Following Stroke
Yankel Girshman, D.O., FAPA
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.Go to Your Neutral Corners: Break
“And the Winner Is…” Announcing Raffle Winner
10:15 - 11:00 a.m.Going to 12 Rounds: 12-lead Correlation with Acute Myocardial Infarction
Dawn Altman, R.N.
11:00 a.m. - noonTaking Off the Gloves: Legal Issues in Stroke and Cardiac Diseases
Antonia Smillova, Esq.
Noon - 12:30 p.m.Go to Your Neutral Corners: Lunch Break
“And the Winner Is…” Announcing Raffle Winner
12:30 - 1:00 p.m.Title Fight: Change Process to Tenecteplase
Kendra Kent, R.N., M.S., CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CENP
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.Seeing Stars: Visual Changes of Stroke
Diana Barratt, M.D., MPH, FAAN
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.Southpaw: Atrial Fibrillation and Appendage Closures
Alison F. Ward, M.D.
Gautam Kumar, M.D.
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.Go to Your Neutral Corners: Break
“And the Winner Is…” Announcing Raffle Winner
2:30 - 3:15 p.m.Sparring Partners: Cerebral Edema and Increased ICP
Khalid Hanafy, M.D., Ph.D.
3:15 - 4:00 p.m.Heavyweights: Uncontrolled Hypertension
Kendra Kent, R.N., M.S., CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CENP
4:00 - 4:15 p.m.Post-Match Wrap-up: Closing/Evaluations
“And the Winner Is…” Announcing Raffle Winner
4:15 p.m.Adjourn

NOTE: Schedule subject to change.

Symposium Directors

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Khalid Hanafy, M.D., Ph.D.
Critical Care Neurologist
Chair of Neurology
Marcus Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Boca Raton, Florida
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Kendra Kent, R.N., M.S., CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CENP
Director, Neuroscience Programs
Marcus Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Boca Raton, Florida

Faculty

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Dawn Altman, R.N.
Private Practice
Athens, Tennessee
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Diana Barratt, M.D., MPH, FAAN
Chair, FAU Neurology Residents
Marcus Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Boca Raton, Florida
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Yankel Girshman, D.O., FAPA
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Medical Director, Psychiatry
Affiliate Professor, FAU College of Medicine
Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Baptist Health South Florida
Boca Raton, Florida
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Gautam Kumar, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
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Adrian Rodriguez-Hernandez, M.D.
Resident Neurologist
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida
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Antonia Smillova, Esq.
Partner

Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford P.A.
West Palm Beach, Florida
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Brian Snelling, M.D.
Neurosurgeon
Director, Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery
Director, Stroke Program
Marcus Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Medical Director, Marilyn and Stanley Barry Center for Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke
Clinical Affiliate Instructor of Surgery
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida
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Alison Ward, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Disclosures And Resolution Of Conflict Of Interest

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 7.25 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 7.25 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-927769, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 7 credits for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Occupational Therapists and 7.25 credits for Pharmacists and Technicians. CE Broker Course #20-927769. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

This activity has also been approved for 2 credits for Social Workers. CE Broker Course #20-927769. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

*Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, please print your certificate and submit to your board for credits.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Available Credit

  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 7.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 7.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 7.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 7.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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