Course Description and Statement of Need
Neurovascular disease is the number one cause of permanent adult disability in the United States. Exciting new treatments have shown early promise, not only in preventing subsequent strokes, but reversing the effects of acute stroke. Even the evaluation and management of acute stroke, TIAs, and cerebral aneurysms are in rapid evolution. It is vital that clinicians stay updated on these developing options to provide the best care for their patients.
This conference provides an interdisciplinary approach using didactic lectures, case presentations, and audience polling and participation to present new neurovascular data and discuss challenging clinical cases. Renowned regional and national faculty will present and discuss both traditional and cutting edge treatments and management strategies
This educational activity is intended for.neurologists, neurosurgeons, internists, family practitioners, and vascular surgeons, as well as allied healthcare professionals.
Credit Designation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRACategory 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent oftheir participation in the activity.
Approved for 8.75 hours of continuing education credits (CEU) .
The California State Board of Registered Nursing accepts courses approved by the ACCME forcategory 1 credit as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal.
Policy on Disclosure
It is the policy of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, andscientific rigor in all of its educational activities. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center assesses conflict ofinterest with its faculty, planners and managers of CME activities. Conflicts of interest that areidentified are resolved by reviewing that presenter’s content for fair balance and absence of bias,scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity, and patient care recommendations.While Cedars-Sinai Medical Center endeavors to review faculty content, it remains the obligationof each physician or other healthcare practitioner to determine the applicability or relevance ofthe information provided from this course in his or her own practice.
Acknowledgment of Commercial Support
Commercial support for this conference is pending. Companies who support this CME activitywith educational grants will be acknowledged at the conference.
A limited number of rooms have been reserved for meeting attendees at a special group rate of $335(excluded tax). Reservations are taken on a first-come, first served basis. PLEAST NOTE - There are instances where the room block sells out prior to the cut-off date of December 26, 2012.
Please call Reservation at 310-581-5533 to make your hotel accommodations. Identify yourself as attending the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center meeting in order to obtain this special rate.