Third Annual Louisville Regional Stroke Symposium 2018 - June 29, 2018

Third Annual Louisville Regional Stroke Symposium 2018 - June 29, 2018

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 the 2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke, Stroke Recovery, Cryptogenic Stroke Assessment and Cardioembolic Stroke.
When Jun 29, 2018
from 07:55 AM to 12:15 PM
Where Churchill Downs 700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-852-3285
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Target Audience
Stroke specialists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, RNs, first responders (EMT’s, paramedics), LPNs, and all other allied health professionals.

Friday, June 29, 2018

7:55 a.m.
Introduction and Welcome
Dr. Kerri Remmel

8:00 a.m.
2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke
Dr. Mark Alberts

9:00 a.m.
Cryptogenic Stroke or Embolic Stroke of Unknown Source: Diagnosis and Management
Dr. Howard Kirshner

10:00 a.m.

10:15 a.m.
Stroke: First Medical Contact to the ED
Dr. Timothy Price

11:15 a.m.
The Latest and Greatest in Stroke Recovery
Dr. Elisheva Coleman

12:15 p.m.
Adjournment and Evaluation

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

Mark Alberts, MD, FAHA
Hartford HealthCare Neuroscience Institute
Ayer Neuroscience Institute at Hartford HealthCare
Hartford, CT

Elisheva Coleman, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Howard S. Kirshner, MD
Professor of Neurology and Vice-Chairman
Vanderbilt University
Director of Vanderbilt Stroke Center
Nashville, TN

Timothy Price, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Learning Objectives

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

1. Utilize 2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke.
2. Use best practice guidelines in recovery from stroke.
3. Evaluate patients with cryptogenic stroke to improve their practice and patient outcomes.
4. Identify the various investigations and their rationale in the evaluation of a patient with cardio embolic stroke.

Continuing Education Credit
Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 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 4.8 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-7-18-1058. 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 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

Registration Options and Fees:

1. UofL Physician, Nurse, Faculty    $0
2. UofL Student/Resident/ Fellow     $0
3. EMS/EMT                                         $0
4. Outside Physician                          $40
5. Outside Nurse                                 $25
6. All Others                                        $25
7. Taylor Regional and Memorial Hospital Jasper affiliates   $0

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

Refund Policy
Requests for cancellation must be submitted to on or before Friday,June 15, 2018. Requests received on or before Friday,June 15, 2018 will receive a full refund less a $10 processing fee.

Venue Information
for directions to the Churchill Downs and for parking information.


We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the Third Annual Louisville Regional Stroke Symposium!

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