The WVU Stroke Conference is presented by the WVU Medicine Stroke Center and the West Virginia University Health Sciences Office of Continuing Education.

The conference will be held May 18, 2018, at the J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital Bruce McClymonds Conference Room in Morgantown, West Virginia, from 7:15 am to 4 pm.

COURSE INFORMATION

Course Description
This conference will feature an array of lectures on adult stroke including acute stroke intervention, management of acute stroke patients, stroke rehabilitation, research, telemedicine, and more. The WV OEMS will share its plan for the advancement of stroke care access across WV.

Target Audience
This conference is designed for physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, pharmacists, emergency medical personnel, rehabilitation specialists, and researchers with an interest in stroke care.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Network and share best practice strategies for stroke care in WV
  • Identify technological advances in acute care of the stroke patient and stroke rehabilitation
  • Discuss the role of telemedicine for stroke care in WV
  • Discuss surgical aspects of stroke care and advances in stroke neuro-intervention

Course Credit

The West Virginia University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The WVU Office of CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing education activity has been provided by the West Virginia University School of Nursing for 7.4 contact hours. The West Virginia University School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing education by the State of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, Legislature Rule §19CSR11-4 under provider number WV1996-0120RN.

West Virginia Office of EMS has awarded 4 hours of continuing education for EMS personnel that attend the following designated sessions.

Registration
You may fill out the online form.

Course Fees*

For External Participants: Before May 4 After May 4
Physician $120 $145
Other Healthcare Professionals $80 $100
WVU Health Sciences Center and WVU Hospital Participants (Morgantown):
Full-time Physician $100 $125
Full-time Other Healthcare Professionals $60 $80
Full-time Resident/Student $25 $45

* Course fees include conference materials, lunch, break, and continuing education credits.

Cancellations
Important: If you are unable to attend the conference after you have registered, you must notify us in writing by May 11, 2018, to receive a refund. No refunds
for conference fees will be made after May 11, 2018. A $50 fee will be charged for all cancelled registrations.

We reserve the right to cancel individual sessions or the entire conference. In the event of a cancellation, a full tuition refund will be made.

Disclosure
It is the policy of the WVU School of Medicine Office of CME to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All faculty/authors/planners participating in our programs are expected to disclose any relevant relationships they may have with commercial companies. All those in a position to control content have indicated they have not relevant interests to disclose.

West Virginia University does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, religion, or handicap in the administration of any of its educational programs, activities, or with respect to admission and employment. Inquires may be directed to the Executive Officer for Social Justice, 105 Stewart Hall, Office of the President, 304- 293-5496.