Second Annual Louisville Regional Stroke Symposium - September 15, 2017

Second Annual Louisville Regional Stroke Symposium - September 15, 2017

The University of Louisville is proud to present its Second Annual Louisville Regional Stroke Symposium, a multidisciplinary forum on evaluation and management of cerebrovascular disease. Local and internationally known experts will lead a program focused on the latest information in stroke care including imaging, thrombectomy, and telestroke.
When Sep 15, 2017
from 07:55 AM to 12:30 PM
Where Churchill Downs Trophy Room, 700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208
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Target Audience
Stroke specialists, neurologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, RNs, LPNs, and other allied health professionals.

Friday, September 15, 2017

8:00 am        
Welcome and Introduction        
Dr. Kerri Remmel

8:10 - 9:00 am        
Patient Selection for Endovascular Therapy: The Current Evidence
Dr. Pooja Khatri

9:00 - 9:45 am        
IVtPA for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Pros vs. Cons
Dr. Pooja Khatri

9:45 - 10:30 am        
Acute Care/Critical Care Continuum of the Complex Stroke Patient
Dr. Ozan Acka

10:30 - 10:45 am        
Panel Discussion
Drs. Khatri and Acka

10:45 - 11:30 am        
Don’t Miss Posterior Circulation Stroke
Dr. Tracy Ander

11:30 - 12:00 pm        
Nursing Issues in Caring for Patients
Betsy Wise, APRN

12:00 - 12:30 pm        
Panel Discussion
All Speakers

12:30 pm        

Course Director
Kerri Remmel, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Director, University of Louisville Hospital Stroke Center
Louisville, KY

Participating Faculty

Ozan Akca, MD, FCCM
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Tracy M. Ander, DO
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Pooja Khatri, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director of Acute Stroke
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH

Eva A. Mistry, MD
StrokeNet Vascular Neurology Fellow
Department of Neurology
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Betsy Wise, APRN
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Utilize best practice guidelines in regard to treatment of acute stroke.
2. Use best practice guidelines in selection of patients for endovascular therapy.
3. Recognize and improve the efficiency of transfer of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients to a comprehensive stroke center.
4. Recognize the various options for acute stroke patients utilizing endovascular therapy.

Continuing Education Credit
Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses - This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 5.4 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-7-18-1012. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

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

Special Services

All individuals are encouraged to participate. To request disability arrangements please contact Tess Ocean or Brittany Todd at least 14 days prior to the date of this program. Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.


CLICK HERE to download the course brochure (Under Construction)

Registration Fees:

1. UofL Physician, Nurse, Faculty   $0

2. UofL Student, Resident, Fellow   $0
3. EMS/EMT                                        $0
4. Outside Physician                         $40
5. All Others                                       $25

Advance registration for this symposium is now closed. You may still attend this conference by registering at the welcome desk as a walk-in the day of the event.

Refund Policy
Requests for cancellation must be submitted to on or before Friday,September 1, 2017. Requests received on or before Friday,September 1, 2017 will receive a full refund less a $10 processing fee.

Venue Information
for directions to the Trophy Room and for parking information.


We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the Second Annual University of Louisville Stroke Symposium!

A final listing of supporters and exhibitors will be available at the meeting.