UC San Diego School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education
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Program Overview

The 17th Annual UC San Diego Stroke Conference offers an update on the latest advances in stroke care and research. The course will focus on cutting edge clinical science in stroke therapy, recovery and prevention.

The program faculty is comprised of the core faculty that represents the Comprehensive Stroke Center at UC San Diego. Lectures will include panel discussions with ample opportunity for participants to engage with faculty. It is the belief of the UC San Diego Stroke Center that through education, we can improve patient care and help bridge the gap between knowledge and practice to improve outcomes.

Target Audience

The target audience for this activity includes neurologists, primary care physicians, cardiologists, vascular and neurosurgeons, registered nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physical and occupational therapists, EMS personnel and other healthcare providers caring for stroke patients.

Program Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference participants should be able to:

  • Identify the most recent advances in endovascular stroke therapies
  • Interpret the most current guidelines for treatment, prevention and recovery after stroke
  • Describe the recent status of advances in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of stroke
  • Review new research and technology for stroke care
  • Identify harmonized measures for disease specific care of stroke patients
  • Describe the role of multidisciplinary care in stroke

UC San Diego Stroke Center

The specialists at the UC San Diego Stroke Center are internationally recognized as leaders and experts in the fields of research, diagnosis and care. Our stroke team, which includes neurologists, vascular and endovascular surgeons and radiologists, specializes in:

  • Advanced diagnostics and treatment of acute stroke
  • Advanced stroke prevention techniques
  • Ongoing development and deployment of new treatment strategies
  • Education of other physicians in the latest diagnostic and treatment procedures

UC San Diego Medical Center, San Diego's first Joint Commission-certified stroke center, is a long-time leader in creating and using new treatments for stroke. We specialize in translating research and clinical experience into everyday patient care and are widely recognized for our use of advanced therapeutics in acute stroke, after-stroke care, and stroke prevention.

The UC San Diego Stroke Center has also been recognized by the University Health-System Consortium (UHC) as one of the nation’s top academic medical centers providing stroke treatment.

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