Monday, August 10, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 8:50 PM EDT
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Mirro Center for Research and Innovation 
10622 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46845

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Cathy Ballou 
Parkview Health 

13th Annual StrokeCareNowNetwork Conference 
Collaborative Partners: Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, Fort Wayne Neurological Center, Lutheran Health Network and Parkview Health

Evening CME program designed to have case reviews and topics on various phases of stroke and post stroke care to enhance the knowledge and competencies of the learners in order to improve patient outcomes.

5 - 5:50p          Registration/Dinner/Vendor Display

5:50-6p            Introduction - James Stevens, MD, FASM
                         Fort Wayne Neurological Center and
                         President, American Academy of Neurology

6p - 6:30p        Evolving Clinical Considerations in Minor Ischemic and Wake-up Strokes
                         Christopher Vacon, MD
                         Neurologist, Fort Wayne  Neurological  Center

6:30 - 7p          Time vs.Perfusion; Is There Really a Cut-Off? 
                           Amit Sanghvi, MD
                         Neurointerventionalist, Summit Radiology Interventional Clinic

7p - 7:30p         Neurosurgical Interventions for Acute Stroke
                         Stephanie Falatko, DO
                           Neurointerventionalist, Neurosurgeon Parkview Physicians Group

7:30 - 7:50p     Break - Vendor Display 
7:50- 8:20p      Acute Stroke Rehabilitation
                         Sharon Prathiba David, MD
                         Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Parkview Physicians Group

8:20 - 8:50p     Post-Stroke Depression 
                        Tasha Williams, PhD and Jacob Lutz, PhD
                          Fort Wayne Neuropsychology

At  the conclusion of this conference, participants will be able to:

1. Apply the clinical considerations of minor ischemic and wake-up strokes to daily practice
2. Be able to support a patient and their caregivers when evaluating the impact that the last known well time has on being a candidate for neurointervention.
3. Identify clinical care interventions for the vaious neurosurgical stroke interventions.
4. Describe a patient an dcaregivers journey through  the stroke rehabilitation process.
5. Recognize and evluate the correlation between stroke and depression.

Continuing Education Credit:
- The Fort Wayne Medical Education Program is accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
- The Fort Wayne Medical Education Program designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of 
their participation in the activity. 
- Parkview Health is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by Ohio Nurses Assocation, on accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Acreditation. (OBN-001091)(OH-427, 6/1/2021). . 
- Physical Therapists: This program will be credited for 2.5 CEU's by Trine University.

Symposium Planning Committee: 
James Stevens, MD; Cathy Ballou, Coordinator, CME; Jenna Cummings, Manager, StrokeCareNowNetwork; Nichole Reynolds, MS, BSN,RN-BC, CNRN, Educator Nursing Professional Development and Critical Care, Luann Vachon, RN Stroke Program Coordinator, Luttheran Hospital, Tonya Deen, MSN,RN - Stroke Program Supervisor, Parkview Health, Nicole Potter, BSN,RN, CMSRN, Stroke Coordinator, Community  Hospitals and Parkview Randallia, Parkview Health, and Jennifer Minnick,MSN, RN, Stroke Coordinator, Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview

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