The 15th Annual UC San Diego Stroke Conference offers an update on the latest advances in stroke care and research. The course will provide cutting-edge information for practitioners on current clinical practice and present future possibilities for stroke treatment, recovery after stroke and its prevention. The program faculty is comprised of the core faculty that represents the UC San Diego Comprehensive Stroke Center. 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.
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.
At the conclusion of the conference, participants should be able to:
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:
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.