Baptist Health Stroke Symposium

2019 Stroke Symposium
Friday, May 17, 2019
8:00am 4:30pm

An educational offering to improve the healthcare of Arkansans with stroke.

$60 fee includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Payment of class fees are non-refundable.

CEU / CME's Contact Hours 6.75 (Must attend full meeting and complete evaluation.)


Register for the symposium.

7:30-8:00         Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

8:00-8:10         Introduction and Invocation Tiffany Morgan, BSN, RN Stroke Nurse Coordinator 

8:10-9:00         Mixed Forecast: 20% Chance of Stroke Wendell Pahls, MD (Emergency Department) 

9:00-9:30         Connecting Through the Cloud: Telehealth Post-Stroke Kevin Ehemann, RN (Telehealth Manager)

9:30-10:00       Break

10:00-10:30     Stroke Forecast Sanjeeva Onteddu, MD (Neurology)

10:30-11:15      When It Rains It Pours: Subarachnoid Hemorrhages Sushrut Dharmadhikari, MD (Neurology, Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology) 

11:15-11:45      Clear to Partly Cloudy: Strategies for Blood Pressure Control in Acute Stroke Neil Roe, Phar.D. (Pharmacy) 

11:45-12:30     Lunch 

12:30-1:15       Brain Storm - Survivors TELL ALL Moderator-Dana Beggs           

1:15-2:00        Nothing But Blue Skies: Blood Pressures, Scores and More Rhonda Finnie, DNP (Neurosurgery)  

2:00-2:30         Break 

2:30-3:00         Rebuilding & Renovating Jamie Pinto, MD (Rehab) 

3:00-3:30         A Perfect Storm: Intracerebral Hemorrhages Blake Phillips, MD (Neurosurgery)                     

3:30-4:15         After the Storm: Treating the Whole Family & Palliative Care Brian Bell, MD (Palliative)

4:15-4:30         Cranial Climate Sharon Aureli, MSN, RN 

Closing Remarks/Evaluation Certificate/Adjourn

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Baptist Health Medical Center. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These knowledge based activities will provide pharmacists up to 6.75 contact hours or 0.67 CEU. CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance and completion of the program evaluation, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 ANCC contact hours. Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.