2014 TriStar Neuroscience Symposium

October 24, 2014 | Music City Center
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 regards to the care of stroke patients.
  • Review evidence-based practice of bedside swallowing examination.
Admission rates
HCA employees: FREE
nurse practitioners and PAs: $100
EMS & Students: $30
Attendance is limited - please register early.

CME Credit Statement
The Center for Research and Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.