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Ninth Annual

Pursuit of Neurovascular Excellence 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017 • Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health
Frobese Conference Center
1200 Old York Road • Abington, PA 19001


Program Description 

This program is intended as an update on a wide array of neurovascular topics. The faculty will present concise, evidence-based lectures with time to address questions.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this session, the participant shall be able to:

1. Review emerging techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of ischemic stroke, vascular malformations and venous thrombosis

2. Summarize advances in pre-hospital triage and notification of acute stroke related to resource management

3. Recite the physiology of underestimated stroke risk factors and the guidelines for treatment

4. Recall the evaluation for atypical causes of stroke

5.Summarize current pharmacotherapy data for management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patients on novel oral anticoagulants

Target Audience

This program, presented by Abington - Jefferson Health, is intended for emergency physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, critical care physicians, hospitalists, neuroradiologists, neurointerventionalists, primary care physicians and allied health professionals. This conference may also be of interest to emergency medical personnel, nurses and radiologic technologists.

Accreditation Statement

Abington Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of the continuing medical education sponsored by Abington Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Credit Designation Statement

Abington Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU Credits

Abington Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Abington Hospital for maximum of (7.5) Continuing Education Units.

ASRT Credits

Continuing Education Units have been applied for with the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).