Care of cerebrovascular conditions continues to advance at a rapid pace. The Cleveland Clinic Innovations in Cerebrovascular Care 2021 meeting aims to focus on clinical care and technological advances in the field, as well as provide a multidisciplinary discussion around some of the greatest challenges practitioners from the neurosciences and other fields face in caring for these complex patients.
This educational activity is intended for emergency medicine physicians, neurointensivists, neurointerventionalists, neurologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants who treat cerebrovascular patients.
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
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Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Chairman, Department of Neuroradiology
Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery & Neurology
West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia
Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery Vice Chair for Education
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department Chair, Neurology
UMass Memorial Medical Center
* planning committee members
After completing this educational activity, participants will be able to do the following:
• Review the evidence on use of mobile stroke units, first-pass success in thrombectomy, and tenecteplase vs alteplase to improve ischemic stroke outcomes.
• Discuss the clinical implications of new therapeutic strategies in neurologic critical care as they relate to multimodal monitoring, cerebral oximetry, cortical spreading depolarization, and near-infrared monitoring techniques.
• Summarize developments in treatment of patients with hemorrhagic stroke, especially as they apply to critical care.
• Describe the innovations in cerebral aneurysm management and analyze their application to clinical care.
• Discuss how technological advances and COVID-19 are affecting strategies for cerebrovascular care.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.
The Ohio Board of Nursing will accept at face value the number of contact hours awarded for an educational activity that has been approved for CE by a nationally accredited system of CE approval. Nurses are able to obtain CE that has been approved or provided by a nationally recognized accreditation system of continuing education.
• The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
• The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
• The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
The Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education
Innovations in Cerebrovascular Care 2021
In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.
The following faculty have indicated that they may have a relationship, which in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:
Mark Bain, MD
M. Shazam Hussain, MD
Ansaar Rai, MD
Peter Rasmussen, MD
Andrew Russman, DO
Brian Silver, MD
Gabor Toth, MD
Ken Uchino, MD
The following faculty have indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:
A. Blake Buletko, MD
Dhimant Dani, MD
Bradley Douglas, ACNP
Pravin George, DO
Joao Gomes, MD
Seby John, MD
Jana Kainerstorfer, PhD
Zeshaun Khawaja, MD
Vinod Labhasetwar, PhD
Nina Moore, MD
Christopher Newey, DO
Tina Resser, MSN
Lori Shutter, MD