Transcranial Doppler for Comprehensive Stroke Care

Los Angeles, California
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

 

Transcranial Doppler for Comprehensive Stroke Care

Transcranial Doppler for Comprehensive Stroke Care
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Friday, August 28, 2015

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Advanced Health Science Pavilion - PEC 6 & 7 Plaza
127 S. San Vicente Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90048
Los Angeles, California 90048
United States

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Please note that the May 2015 course has been cancelled.


Course Description and Statement of Need
Stroke has become the 3rd largest cause of mortality in the United States and currently kills 150,000 annually. Stroke can be embolic, ischemic or hemorrhagic in nature, and is the leading cause of long-term disability. Transcranial Doppler (TCD) is a non-invasive, painless, and mobile ultrasound technique that can be utilized to help diagnose first time, and secondary stroke risk. It can be used in the ICU, ER, OR, or at bedside, and has been mandated as an integral part of the technology provided by the Comprehensive Stroke Center. 

This highly interactive 3-day course that will address the many techniques and applications of transcranial doppler technology. The program will feature: 
  • Comprehensive Lecture Series with Renowned Experts in the Field
  • Generous Supervised Hands-on Workshops
  • Demonstration of Monitoring, including Co2 Vasomotor Reactivity Testing
  • Special Panel Group Discussion and Case Studies on Interpretation and Waveform Analysis.
Accreditation Statement

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
The California State Board of Registered Nursing accepts courses approved by the ACCME for category 1 credit as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal.

Course Materials
As part of our commitment to “go green”, Cedars-Sinai Office of CME will give you the opportunity to electronically download conference materials. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view/download any individual presentations. Please Note: These materials are for your personal use only and should not be reproduced or distributed. No hard copies will be available.

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center assesses conflict of interest with its faculty, planners and managers of CME activities. Conflicts of interest that are identified 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 obligation of each physician or other healthcare practitioner to determine the applicability or relevance of the 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 activity with educational grants will be acknowledged at the conference.


 

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Course Materials
All meeting materials will be sent electronically. No hard copies will be available. 
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