Series date: 
10/01/2016 - 7:30am EDT to 09/30/2017 - 8:30am EDT

Course Description:

South Miami Stroke Steering Committee members will formulate new optimal patient care strategies in stroke prevention and treatment by translating evidence into practice.  The goals of the journal club are to keep abreast of new knowledge, promote awareness of current research findings, stay familiar with the best current clinical research, encourage research utilization, improve patient outcomes, and network and improve interpersonal relationships with other healthcare providers and specialists.

Target audience: 

SMH Stroke Steering Committee, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Neurologists, Radiologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Occupational Therapists.

Learning objectives: 

  • Formulate new optimal patient care strategies in stroke prevention and treatment by translating evidence into practice.
  • Apply research findings and implement American Heart Association (AHA) and The Joint Commission (TJC) recommendations to evaluate risk, identify best treatment options and limit the morbidity and mortality associated with stroke.

Faculty and Disclosure:

Javier Lopez, M.D.
Moderator, SMH Physician Stroke Steering Journal Club
Baptist and South Miami Hospitals

Javier Lopez, M.D. , Moderator, and Ann Karborani, MSN, RN, CCRN, SCRN,  Coordinator, have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose and that their discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

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 Journal-based CME 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.

Series location: 
South Miami Hospital
6200 SW 73 St
Miami, FL 33143
United States