Stroke: It's Not Just for Grown-Ups - Emergency Medicine Reports - November 18, 2012

Target Audience:

This CME activity is intended for emergency physicians and family physicians.

Accreditation:

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

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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 2.25 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.
 
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Faculty

Editors
J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD
Chair
Emergency Medicine Department
Maricopa Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona

Sandra M. Schneider, MD
Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, New York

Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor of Pediatrics
Ohio State University; Attending Physician
Nationwide Children’s Hospital;
Associate Pediatric Medical Director
MedFlight

CME Question Reviewers
Roger Farel, MD
Retired
Newport Beach, CA

Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Program Director of Pediatric Hospitalists
Dallas Physician Medical Services for Children
Children’s Medical Center at Legacy Plano, Texas

Executive Editor
Shelley Mark

Managing Editor
Leslie Hamlin

Authors
Dale S. Birenbaum, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Academic Chairman
Program Director
Florida Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Assistant Professor
Florida State University and
University of Central Florida Schools of Medicine
Orlando

Dennis A. Hernandez, MD, FAAEM, FACEP
Medical Director
Pediatric Emergency Services
Florida Hospital for Children
Assistant Professor
Florida State University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor
University of Central Florida School of Medicine
Orlando

Kevin Steinwachs, MD
Florida Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency
Orlando

Peer Reviewer
Maureen C. Vaughan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine, NEOMED, Attending
Akron Children's Hospital
Akron, OH

Subjects:

  • Stroke: It's Not Just for Grown-Ups

Objectives:

  • recognize specific conditions in patients presenting to the emergency department
  • apply state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to patients with the particular medical problems discussed in the publication
  • discuss the differential diagnosis of the particular medical problems discussed in the publication
  • explain both the likely and rare complications that may be associated with the particular medical problems discussed in the publication.

Financial Disclosure:

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Roger Farel, MD (CME question reviewer) owns stock in Johnson & Johnson. J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD (editor) owns stock in Bristol Myers Squibb. Sandra M. Schneider, MD (editor), Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP (editor), Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP (CME question reviewer), Dennis A. Hernandez, MD, FAAEM, FACEP (author), Kevin Steinwachs, MD (author), Maureen C. Vaughan, MD (peer reviewer), Leslie Coplin (executive editor, Primary Care Reports), and Neil Kimball (managing editor, Primary Care Reports), Shelley Mark (executive editor), and Leslie Hamlin (managing editor) report no financial relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity. Dale S. Birenbaum, MD, FACEP, FAAEM (author), serves on the speaker's bureau for Genentech.

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