2019 Stroke Symposium

Pittsburgh, PA US
August 16, 2019

Stroke can steal your abilities, your freedom and your life, unless you know how to strike back. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die and time is of the essence. Remember to BE-FAST  at the start of stroke symptom onset: Balance Eyes Face Arms Speech Time.

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and results in significant disability and healthcare expenditures. Allegheny General Hospital is the region's first Comprehensive Stroke Center. Our goal is to identify, educate, and treat stroke patients with the highest level of care. 

This symposium will provide health care professionals current, evidence-based practice knowledge across the continuum of stroke care.  The course reviews all major topics of the examination and provides information regarding the latest guidelines and protocols for managing stroke patients. 

Target Audience

Physicians, nursing and all other healthcare providers.



AHN Employees$30
Other Healthcare providers$50


Learning Objectives

•    Explain latest updates and options for  stroke management and standards of care
•    Discuss and review new stroke systems of care
•    Review holistic approach of stroke care throughout the continuum
•    Identify technological advances in acute care of stroke patients
•    Provide stroke care from a patient's perspective
•    Discuss IV Thrombolysis and door to needle times

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/16/2019 - 7:30am EDT
Event ends: 
08/16/2019 - 12:00pm EDT
Allegheny General Hospital, Magovern Auditorium
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
United States

Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for continuing Medical education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This conference has applied for 6.0 hours of continuing education through West Penn Hospital.

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Attendance


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