Accreditation

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8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM (CME) for physicians and ANCC credits for nurses (CNE).

AAPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

CAPCE accreditation for first responders/paramedics is applied for and pending.

Continuing Education (CE) certificates will be provided for all other healthcare participants.

 

Target Audience

The target audience for this activity includes neurologists, primary care physicians, cardiologists, vascular and neurosurgeons, registered nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physical and occupational therapists, EMS personnel and other healthcare providers caring for stroke patients.

Statement of Need/Program Overview

Metro Health Stroke and Cerebrovascular Symposium will focus on Surgical and Medical Management of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis, Rehabilitation Opportunities for Patients, Surgical and Medical Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Ultra-Early and Emergency Medicine in Stroke Management, the Role of iv-tPA and Endovascular Therapies in Ischemic Stroke, and the Role of Comprehensive Stroke Centers in Managing Stroke.

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize and implement the latest advances in the medical management of cerebrovascular diseases.
  • Discuss and apply new treatment options for the management of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.
  • Recognize and articulate the importance of continuum of care and comprehensive stroke programs in the management of cerebrovascular disease.

Physician Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med and Metro Health. Cine-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Ciné-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Accreditation Statement

This activity provides 8.75 contact hours for nurses.

Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE)

This continuing education activity is approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
Course #: 17-CINE-FI-1009
CEH Amount and Type: 8.5 Hours of Basic

American Osteopathic Association

CME programs which are sponsored by an ACCME-accredited provider for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, approved by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), or approved by an internationally known sponsor acceptable to the Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) are eligible for Category 2 credit through the AOA.

To obtain the Category 2 credit, please email or fax certificates of attendance to the AOA Department of Client and Member Services.
Fax: 312.202.8202 | Email: crc@osteopathic.org

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made in writing and/or postmarked by October 13, 2017 will receive a full refund. No refunds after October 13, 2017. No refunds for “no shows.”

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Ciné-Med requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

All planners and staff for this activity have indicated that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose in regard to their participation in this continuing medical education activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Metro Health does not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Certificate Instructions

Physical (paper) accreditation certificates will not be issued at this meeting.

Participants will receive an email within four (4) business days after the meeting with a link to complete the required evaluation and download certificates in PDF format.

For questions or assistance, please contact us at metrohealthstroke@m3meet.com or 337.541.2230.

Photography

Please be advised that photographs may be taken at the meeting for use:

  • On the conference website and on conference social media pages.
  • In the press, including marketing materials and publications distributed to the public.

By entering the meeting, you consent to the use of your image and likeness for the purposes mentioned above.