Stroke Alert III - Chapter 5 - Neurointerventional Treatment

Release date: September 15, 2015

Valid through: September 14, 2018

Target Audience

This CME activity is intended for emergency medicine physicians, pediatric emergency medicine physicians, pediatricians, urgent care physicians, fellows, residents, and nurses.

Subjects

  • Stroke Alert III: Chapter 5 — Neurointerventional Treatment

Objectives

  • Discuss current scientific research and data regarding the diagnosis and treatment of stroke;
  • Discuss the pathogenesis and treatment of stroke;
  • Explain the basic science of brain function as it applies to stroke;
  • Cite new information regarding new drugs for stroke and new uses for traditional drugs;
  • Identify nonclinical issues of importance for healthcare providers who treat stroke patients.
  • Discuss advances in neurointerventional treatment.

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 0.75 ACEP credits

Nurses

  • 0.75 ANCC Contact Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 0.75 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.

Nurses

This activity has been approved for 0.75 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP14749, for 0.75 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty Listing

Authors

Babak Navi, MD, MS, Stroke Center Director, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

 

Jeffrey Zimmet, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, San Francisco VA Medical Center

 

Brenda Mooney, AHC Media contributing author, Atlanta, GA

 

Matthew E. Fink, MD, Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor in Clinical Neurology and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College; Neurologist-in-Chief, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York

 

Editors

Matthew E. Fink, MD, Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor in Clinical Neurology and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College; Neurologist-in-Chief, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York

 

Donna Avanecean, RN, FNP-C, CNRN, APRN, The Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

 

Peer reviewer

M. Flint Beal, MD, Anne Parrish Titzell Professor, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York

AHC Media Executive Editor: Leslie Coplin

Associate Managing Editor: Jonathan Springston

Financial Disclosure

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Dr. Fink (editor), Dr. Beal (peer reviewer), Ms. Avanecean (nurse planner), Dr. Navi (author), Dr. Zimmet (author), Ms. Mooney (author), Ms. Coplin (executive editor), and Mr. Springston (associate managing editor) report no relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.

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