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12th Annual Stroke Symposium


Physicians, Nurses, EMS, Therapists and other healthcare providers interested in the care of patients with stroke and associated diseases.

> Review the identification and treatment of stroke including advanced imaging
> Discuss the role of telemedicine in streamlining stroke care and processes
> Review the standard of care for various types of strokes
> Review the importance of streamlining stroke care starting in the Emergency Department
> Discuss new and emerging innovations in stroke technology
> Discuss identification of posterior circulation strokes
> Understand quality improvement initiatives in stroke care
> Understand EMS involvement in acute stroke care including tele stroke
> Discuss treatment of Cryptogenic Stroke
> Discuss new devices available for endovascular aneurysm treatment
>Discuss hypercoagulable workup for stroke patients
>Recognize that sleep apnea is a risk factor for stroke and its management and the role a dentist can play in reducing risk
> Discuss management and rehabilitation of the stroke patient during the subacute phase of care
>Discuss the management of post stroke spasticity


Riverside Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Riverside Regional Medical Center designates this live activity for maximum of
6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.
Physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity will be awarded 6.0 contact hours through Riverside Health System.
Riverside Health System is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Application has been made for EMS credit through the office of EMS for Continuing Education.

Registration Fee: (breakfast & lunch included)
Riverside Health System Employee: By June 3 $50;  After June 3 $75
EMS By June 3 $50; after June 3 $75
Non-Riverside Employee by June 3 $75; after June 3 $95
Physician, non-RMG by June 3 $90; after June 3 $115
Vendors $1,000

You may register by emailing Sara.Watkins@Rivhs.com

Make check payable to:  Riverside Regional Medical Center

Mail to:

Riverside Regional Medical Center
c/o Sara Watkins
Stroke Program Coordinator
500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23601
Attention: Stroke Symposium 2020

Please provide your email address with your registration.

For credit card payments please contact Sara Watkins at Sara.Watkins@Rivhs.com

Date(s) - 06/26/2020
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Newport News Marriott At City Center

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