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Title: CME - Occult Signs and Symptoms of Stroke & Sleep Apnea for Stroke Patients
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014    Add to Calendar
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Address: Location TBD
Location TBD
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Contact Name: Michele Theiss
Contact Phone: (703) 776-4023
Contact Email: Michele.theiss@inova.org

CME - Occult Signs and Symptoms of Stroke & Sleep Apnea for Stroke Patients

Date & Time

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
6:30 - 8 p.m.

 

Location

To be determined
 
 

RSVP

RSVP Requested: Michele.theiss@inova.org
 

Target Audience includes:

Neurologists, neurosurgeons, interventional neuro-radiologists, emergency physicians, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical students.

 

CME Accreditation

Inova's Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians may claim up to 1.0 credit in Type 1 on the Virginia Board of medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for renewal of an active medical license in Virginia.
 
 

Presented by the Inova Neuroscience Institute

     Dr. Jack Cochran

Presenter

Jack Cochran, MD, FACS

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
  • Review the Occult signs and symptoms of stroke
  • Discuss the diagnostics and physical assessments that help define stroke as opposed to Guillain Barre, syncope, migraine
  • Identify the prevalence and incidence of sleep apnea as a risk factor for stroke
  • Describe the testing necessary to diagnose Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
  • Discuss the treatment and goals of treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
  • Introduction to the concept of "wake-up stroke" protocol