Friday, Nov. 22, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Fairview Southdale Hospital hosts the 5th Annual Spine, Brain and Stroke conference for physicians and nursing, rehabilitation and EMS and allied health professionals.
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- Aftercare of the stroke patient
- Depression after stroke
- The golden hour of tPA, step by step
- Advances in interventional neuroradiology
- How sleep helps the brain recover from injury
- Neurocritical care and therapeutics
- Care of the spine patient
- Clinic-based stroke care
- Metabolic/endocrine disorders related to stroke.
- Stroke incidence and systems of care
- Reversal of the newer anticoagulants
- Physicians – AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™t – Fairview Health Services is accredited by the Minnesota Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Fairview has applied for 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- Nurses – American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) – Application has been submitted for approval of 9.5 credit hours
- Occupational Therapists* – This course qualifies for 9.5 contact hours under Minnesota Statue 148.6443 Continuing Education requirements
- Speech Language Pathologists* – This course qualifies for 9.5 Category 1 credits under Minnesota rules part 8710.7200, subpart 3, item B
- Physical Therapists* – this course qualified for 9.5 Category 1 credits under Minnesota rules 5601.2400, Subpart 1, A
- Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) – Credit has been applied for with the American Society Radiologic Technologists
- Pharmacists – The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is eligible for continuing pharmacy education credit.
*Participants in this educational activity may submit their Statements of Attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
- Describe treatment and current research related to post‑acute stroke care, including topics in rehabilitation and depression
- Identify the effects of sleep on neurologic system recovery
- List the treatment options and decision‑making process for stroke patients in the acute phase of care, including, IV tPA, interventional neuroradiology and neuro ICU
- Describe common surgical spine procedures, nursing management of these procedures and post‑op complications
- Repeat the influence of metabolic/endocrine disorders related to stress in the stroke patient
- Describe the tPA process and the multidisciplinary team approach
- Define stroke incidence and systems of care
- Describe new anticoagulant medications and reversal
Date, Time and Location
Thursday, Nov. 21
Friday Nov. 22
7:30 a.m.‑3:30 p.m.
Sheraton Bloomington (note: new name)
(formerly Hotel Sofitel)
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5601 W. 78th St.
Bloomington, MN 55439
Day one: $50
Day two: $125
Both days: $150
This conference is ideal for all physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, EMS providers and other clinical professional staff.
Alexander Zubkov, MD, PhD, FAHA, Stroke Program Medical Director
Registration is required for this event. Call 612-672-7272 or register online.