2021 Stroke Symposium

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 15, 2021

The AHN Stroke Symposium is designed to provide education on current, evidence-based practice knowledge across the continuum of stroke care. This annual event is aimed at assisting with educational requirements for nurses, providers, therapists, and other health care professionals who care for stroke patients. A variety of educational methods will be used by our faculty of experts during the conference.

Learning Objectives

• Explain latest updates and options for stroke management and standards of care, including IV thrombolytics.
• Identify innovative advances in acute care of stroke patients.
• Discuss and review updates in neurosurgical approaches to hemorrhagic stroke.
• Discuss and review COVID and its relationship to stroke.
• Apply NIH Stroke Scale tips to clinical assessment of stroke patients.
• Review strategies for continuum of care in stroke patients.
• Understand challenges that young stroke patients encounter from the patient's perspective.
• Review integrative therapies for self care of the stroke population and care team.
• Identify and explore topics regarding everyday stroke care based on audience question and answer session.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 ANCC
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/15/2021 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/15/2021 - 4:00pm EDT
Allegheny General Hospital + Zoom
320 East North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
United States

Speakers have nothing to disclose. 

An application has been submitted for 6.75 PSNA contact hours.
The West Penn Hospital is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 ANCC
  • 6.50 Attendance


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