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Title: CME - Occult Signs and Symptoms of Stroke and Sleep Apnea for Stroke Patients
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014    Add to Calendar
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Address: Inova Fairfax Hospital Physicians Conference Center
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
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CME - Occult Signs and Symptoms of Stroke and Sleep Apnea for Stroke Patients

Date & Time

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
9 - 10 a.m.



Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
Physicians’ Conference Center
Conference Rooms C&D



CME Accreditation

The 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

     Jack Cochran, MD, FACS


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


Target Audience includes:

Primary care, internal medicine, gerontologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, interventional neuro-radiologists, emergency physicians, residents, physician assistant, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical students.