What you'll learn

  • Recognize characteristics of stroke on imaging such as CT, MRI. 

  • Evaluate a patient with acute stroke. 

  • Prescribe current medications and treatments for acute stroke and advocate for proper treatment, whether it be surgical, endovascular or observation. 

  • Recognize carotid disease, including who to screen, proper screening tests and treatment options, including medical, surgical and stent options. 

  • See the course registration page for additional learning objectives. 

Course description

The symposium will focus on recent advances in the field of neurovascular disease including current theories on carotid disease, stroke, cerebral hemorrhage, brain aneurysms and AVMs. We will also cover stroke issues and an overview of hemorrhagic stroke and intraparenchymal hemorrhage.This course will provide a learning experience for neurovascular medical and surgical clinicians in innovative management of patients with complex cerebrovascular disease through interactive didactic lectures, panel presentations and Q&A sessions. 

This is an accredited, livestreamed course offered by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. This course is targeted to physician assistants, nurse practitioners, specialty physicians and primary care physicians. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in neurology, emergency medicine and radiology.

Select the Take Course button to view additional information on the course registration page.

Contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu with questions.

*Register before March 27 to receive the discounted price.

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