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4th Annual Yatsu Day Symposium

TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER (April02, 2010)

 

4th Annual Yatsu Day Symposium

EMS: Emergency Management of Stroke

FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2010

Memorial Hermann -Texas Medical Center

Hermann Conference Center 6411 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030

7:30 - 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Conference

(Includes lunch from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.)

Registration Fee:

Physicians $100

Nurses $25

EMS Personnel Free

Physicians in full-time training Free

To register, visit: www.utcme.net 

For more information, e-mail: dmpayne@utmb.edu

 

 

Conference Schedule

7:30 - 8 a.m.                    Continental Breakfast and Registration

8 - 8:10 a.m.                    Welcome and Announcements

8:10 - 10:10 a.m.            In the Field Studies
                                             Fast Mag Study - EMS Role in Early Treatment of Stroke

                                             Logistics of Clinical Trials with EMS
                                         NETT - Emergency Physicians Doing Neurological Research
                                         Access to Care and the Benefits of a Comprehensive Stroke Center
                                         Questions & Answers

10:10 - 10:30 a.m.             Break

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.     Novel Treatments for Acute Stroke Within the Window
                                          Endovascular Therapy, Argatroban, and Ultrasound - Amplifying the Effects of TPA
                                          Hypothermia and Using Telemedicine to Extend Care
                                          Treating Patients Outside the Standard Criteria
                                          Presentation of Patient Cases
                                          Getting to Yes: ER Docs and TPA
                                          Questions and Answers

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.               Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.                Delayed Treatments
                                          How to Select Patients for Therapy Beyond Three Hours
                                          Stem Cell Therapies
                                          Overview of Recovery Therapies
                                          Discussion

2:30 - 3 p.m.                      Break

3:00 - 4 p.m.                     Brain Hemorrhage Can Also Be Treated
                                           The SHRINC Trial
                                           New Treatment Approaches
                                           Discussion

OBJECTIVES

1. Identify early intervention treatment for patients with stroke and brain hemorrhage both in the ambulance and in the emergency room.
2. Recognize novel treatments used for brain hemorrhage and stroke within the treatment window.
3. Identify treatment strategies for patients with stroke outside the standard treatment window.

TARGET AUDIENCE 

• EMS personnel
• Emergency Medicine Physicians
• Neurologists
• Residents and Fellows in Neurology and Emergency Medicine
• Nurses and Physician Assistants working in the fields listed above

7.0 CME

- This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

- This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

7.0 CNE - The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Speaker Affiliations

 

Name Specialty Affiliation
COURSE DIRECTORS     
James Grotta, M.D. Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  Co-Director Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann
Sean Savitz, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Neurology The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
     
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS    
Jeffrey L. Saver, M.D. Professor, Department of Neurology Director, Stroke Neurology David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Sidney Starkman, M.D. Professor, Department of Neurology Director, Emergency Neurology David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Samuel Stratton, M.D. Medical Director Orange County EMS
     
INVITED SPEAKERS
 
Karen Albright, D.O., M.P.H. Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology The University of Alabama - Birmingham
Hen Hallevi, M.D. Stroke Neurologist

Tel Aviv Stroke Center Sourasky Medical Center
Tel Aviv University

Sheryl Martin-Schild,M.D., Ph.D. Director, Stroke Program Vascular Neurologist Tulane University Hospital and Clinic
     
UTH FACULTY/MEMORIAL HERMANN-TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER STAFF  
Jarek Aronowski, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Neurology The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Andrew Barreto, M.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Nicole Gonzales, M.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Elizabeth B. Jones, M.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
George A. Lopez, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Neurology The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Elizabeth Noser, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  Medical Director, Neurorehabilitation Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann