Northwestern Medicine Neurology and Neurosurgery


Third Annual Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Stroke and Cerebrovascular Conference

presented by Northwestern Medicine Neurology and Neurosurgery

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Notification icon Saturday, October 1, 2022 7 AM - 4:45 PM America/Chicago

Location Icon 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

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It can be difficult for the busy practitioner to take time away from their practice to learn the recent changes in the guidelines on acute stroke management and secondary stroke prevention. This activity aims to provide such practice guideline updates and review recently published clinical trial data.


Specialties - Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Neurocritical Care, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Social Work, Speech Pathology


  1. Recognize the role of the emergency department in coordination with paramedics in the field and hyperacute triaging and care of stroke patients.
  2. Examine the role of frontline neuroradiology imaging and functional imaging in acute stroke and paradigm in triaging patients for interventions.
  3. Discuss the indication and care considerations for administering systemic thrombolytic treatments in acute ischemic stroke.
  4. Review current indications for endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke and discuss nuances and challenges in patient selection and management.
  5. Review current recommendations for diagnostic work up for stroke and discuss the diagnostic challenges when assessing for stroke etiology.
  6. Discuss the role of multidisciplinary team in the acute intervention, management and care of stroke patients.
  7. Describe and discuss endovascular and surgical options for revascularization for stroke prevention.
  8. Explain the importance of early rehabilitation intervention for recovery after stroke.
  9. Discuss and review criteria for both surgical and endovascular options for patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysm.
  10. Identify causes and management of subarachnoid hemorrhage.
  11. Recognize the impact of COVID-19 on stroke triaging and care delivery.


The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information please visit the official event page. 

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