Stroke Perspectives - An Update from the Frontlines

Presented by The Valley Hospital Stroke Center

When: April 6, 2021 8:30 a.m - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Virtual event

Cost: Free for Valley Health System employees; $50 fee for non-Valley participants

Registration is required. 

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Improving outcomes for stroke patients requires a multi-departmental approach. This conference will discuss the lateststroke conference advances in complex stroke patient care in the emergency department, neurovascular suite, operating room, critical care area, and stroke unit settings. Conference sessions will include case studies and dedicated time for questions and answers. This conference is designed to improve the knowledge, competence, and performance of nurses engaged in the daily care of stroke patients in the acute care setting.

Featured Speakers

Joseph Sedlock, DO, Emergency Department Physician
Acute Management of Stroke: An Emergency Department Perspective

Bree Chancellor, MD, Neurointerventionalist
Acute Ischemic Stroke: Diagnosis and Neurointerventional Treatment

Jonathan Yun, MD, Neurosurgeon
Hemorrhagic Stroke and ICH: Challenges and a New Hope for Treatment

Steven Jacoby, MD, Medical Director, Critical Care
Critical Care Management of Ischemic Stroke

Bradley Klein, MD, Neurologist
Inpatient Workup and Management of Stroke

By attending this conference, nurses will gain a broader perspective on the care provided to complex stroke patients within acute care settings.

The conference is aimed primarily at nurses caring for stroke patients in the acute care setting, including the emergency department, neurovascular suite, operating room, critical care area, and stroke unit settings.

Nursing Contact Hours: The Valley Hospital designates this virtual conference for 5 nursing contact hours. To successfully earn 5 contact hours, participants must attend the entire virtual program. Certificates will be distributed upon completion of program evaluation. Planner and speakers have declared no conflict of interest.

The Valley Hospital is approved as a provider of continuing nursing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. P83-8/20-23.