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6th Annual Pathways of Stroke Regional Symposium

Please join us at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, where we will cover the many pathways for care of the ischemic, intracerebral hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage strokes, as well as emerging trends in the field.

This conference is intended for all physicians, nurses, EMTs and other healthcare team members involved in the treatment of stroke patients, anyone who wants to refresh their current knowledge, or those looking to enter the field of stroke care.

The symposium will be filled with great presentations from local, national and international presenters.


07:00-08:00- Registration/Vendors/Breakfast

08:00-08:05 Housekeeping items- Michelle Steiner, RN

08:05-08:15 Opening and Welcome- Bartley Mitchell, MD, PhD

08:15-09:15 KEYNOTE- Michael Sheffield, MD- Driving Miss Stacey: Our road through stroke and recovery

09:15-10:15 Linda Littlejohns, RN, MSN, CNRN, SCRN, FAAN -Posterior Fossa Stroke Anatomy and Syndromes

10:15- 10:30 Break

10:30-11:15- Michelle P. Lin MD, MPH- Embolic stroke of Undetermined Significance (ESUS): An Updated Evaluation and Treatment

11:15-12:00 Nancy Roper Willson, JD, RN- Legal Overview- Protection for your stroke patients and your license

12:00-12:30 Lunch and Vendors

12:30-1:30 DaiWai M. Olson PhD, RN, CCRN, FNCS- NeuroAnatomy and NeuroAnomalies

1:30-2:00 Gregg Shalan, MD, JD- Cerebral Infarction: It’s Not a Disease

2:00-2:15 Break/ Vendors

2:15-2:45 Robert E. Edmonson, MD, FACC / John Edmonson, MS, LPC-S- Stroke and Heart Attack: Common Pathway of Cause, Comprehensive Approach to Prevention

2:45-3:15 Christine Nelson, MBA, M.ED, MOT, CBIS, CDRS- Neural Plasticity and Stroke Rehabilitation

03:15- 03:45 Bartley Mitchell, MD, PhD - Rescues and Bailouts: Making Order from Chaos in Bleeding and Stroke

03:45-04:00 Evaluations and wrap up


Neural Plasticity & Stroke Rehabilitation, Christine Nelson, MBA, MOT, MEd, CBIS

Neuro Anatomy & Neuro Anomalies, DaiWai Olson, RN, PhD

Stroke Anatomy & Assessment, Linda Littlejohns, RN, MSN, CNRN, SCRN, FAAN

Protecting Your Patients & Your License, Nancy Wilson, RN, JD, MSN, MA

Methodist Dallas Medical Center - Hitt Auditorium

1441 N. Beckley Avenue
Dallas, TX 75203

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