4th Annual Stroke and Neurology Emergency Symposium
Please join us for Summa Health’s 4th Annual Stroke and Neurology Emergency Symposium, where our Comprehensive Stroke Center and award-winning stroke care team will lead sessions focused on the complete continuum of stroke care from pre-hospital to rehabilitation.
Our team offers a multidisciplinary approach to treating neurological disorders and conditions; the neuroscience programs and services, available throughout the greater Akron region, can help manage unique brain and spine conditions.
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Tuesday, September 19, 2023
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Check-in begins at 8 a.m.
In-person and virtual options are available
- 9:00 – 9:05 a.m. – Welcome
- 9:05 – 10:35 a.m. Session #1: Pre-hospital Stroke
- Mobile Stroke Units – Fact or Cap? - Jonathan Oskvarek, MD and Vishnu Mudrakola, DO
- Pre-hospital Stroke Severity Scales - Bethany Johnston, MD
- EM and EMS Management of TBI - Douglas Gallo, MD
- EMS Panel – Q & A; “The EMS Point of view”
- 10:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Session #2: Acute Stroke Interventions
- Stroke and Endovascular Innovations - Alexander Venizelos, MD
- Artificial Intelligence and Acute Stroke Imaging - Thomas Krewson, MD
- Thrombectomy in Large Core Infarct and Tesla Trial Results - Osama (Sam) Zaidat, MD
- 12:40 – 2:10 Session# 3: Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
- Best Step: Acute vs. Skilled - Jeffrey Sanderson, MD
- Speech Therapy Tools, Timeline and Innovations - Sarah Netro, MA CCC-SLP
- PT/OT Tools, Timeline, and Innovations - Meghan MacLean, PT, DPT NCS
- Botox and Spasticity - Nikita Dedhia, MD
- 2:20 – 3:55 p.m. – Session #4: Neurologic Emergencies and Innovations in Stroke
- Stroke in Pregnancy - Harinoor Mann, MD
- Neurology Practitioner Wellness and Burnout Prevention - Dimitri Tsatiris, MD
- Inflammatory Neurologic Emergencies - Aaron Cochran, DO
- The “Other” Neurologic Emergencies - James Bavis, MD
Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Those attending the entire event may claim up to 6.5 continuing medical education (CME) credits.
Summa Health System is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.