Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the state of Tennessee, and the state is ranked fifth in stroke-related mortality.
In response to the opportunity to improve care for stroke patients, the Fifth Annual Stroke Symposium: Managing the Complex Stroke Patient, set for May 7, 2013, University of Tennessee Conference Center, Knoxville, Tenn., offers presentations addressing care for critically ill cerebrovascular patients and administration of thrombolytics for acute ischemic stroke. Guest speaker is Andrew D. Barreto, M.D., an assistant professor of Neurology at the University of Texas Medical School, Houston, and other speakers represent the specialties of neurology, radiology, anesthesiology, palliative care and pharmacy. Presentations also will address Comprehensive Stroke Center certification.
Ideally suited for healthcare professionals involved in the prevention and treatment of stroke, the symposium is approved for continuing education credits and is presented by the University of Tennessee Medical Center Brain and Spine Institute and UT Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville. Visit www.tennessee.edu/cme/Stroke2013 for more information.
Tuesday, 07 May, 2013
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