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Annual Neuroscience Symposium

October 9, 2015 | Music City Center, Nashville

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians, emergency room physicians, hospitalists, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the care and management of patients with stroke and related disease.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the Neuroscience and Trauma Symposium, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the Open and Closed approach in the treatment of Arteriovenous Malformations.
  • Identify rationale for anticoagulation reversal in the neuro-trauma patient.
  • Discuss advanced stroke systems of care in relation to improved outcomes for stroke patients.
  • Explain the components of the neurological assessment.
  • Identify strategies in the management of increased intracranial pressure.
  • Discuss the care of the traumatic brain and spinal cord patient.
  • Identify the prevention, treatment and long-term cognitive effects of delirium.
  • Discuss the role of nurses in developing protocols in regard to the care of stroke patients.
  • Review evidence-based practice of bedside swallowing examination.

Your registration fee will include attendance at all sessions, the course syllabus, educational credits, and lunch and refreshment breaks. Attendance is limited - please register early.

Americans With Disabilities Act
It is the policy of TriStar Health not to discriminate against any person on the basis of disabilities. If you need services or auxiliary aids to fully participate in this conference, please call (615) 342-1919 or (800) 242-5662.

Program
Every effort will be made to present the program as advertised. However, TriStar Health reserves the right to change the program speakers, topics and agenda.