CME Program Detail

Title: **Two Day Program** 2022 Stroke and Neurocritical Care Conference
Date: Tue, Oct 25th, 2022
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:55 pm
Location: Online

Statement of Need:
Stroke impacts millions of Americans annually. Stroke can cause death or lead to devastating long-term disability. Presented by the NYP Queens Department of Neurology and the Department of Neurosurgery, the Stroke and Neurocritical Care Conference 2022 will present fundamentals, updates and advances from physicians in the vanguard of comprehensive stroke management. Topics include stroke prevention, diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment, neurocritical care and rehabilitation. This virtual CME activity is intended to aid physicians and health care providers in planning the best strategies for optimal stroke and neuro-ICU patient outcomes.

Target Audience:
Primary care physicians, neurologists, ER physicians, physician assistants, fellows, residents, medical students,
nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and others caring for stroke and neuro-ICU patients.

Speakers:

Baxter B. Allen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornell Medicine
Attending Neurointensivist and Neurologist
Division of Neurocritical Care, Department of Neurology
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Gary L. Bernardini, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
Vice-Chair, Department of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medicine

Srikanth R. Boddu, M.D., MSc, MRCS, FRCR
Assistant Professor of Radiology in Neurological Surgery
Weill Cornell Medicine
Interventional Neuroradiologist
Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center & NYP Queens

Margaret Huynh, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medicine
Attending Neurointensivist and Neurologist
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center &
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Feliks Koyfman, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medicine
Director of Stroke Service; Attending Neurologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Ning Lin, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Weill Cornell Medicine
Attending Neurosurgeon, Department of Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

David J. Slotwiner, M.D., FACS, FHRS
Chief, Division of Cardiology; Attending Cardiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Joel Stein, M.D.
Physiatrist-in-Chief
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Professor and Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Professor and Chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

Steven Tversky, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornell Medicine
Attending Vascular Neurologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens

Jay E. Yasen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornell Medicine
Attending Neurologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
Disclosures: The following Faculty have indicated a relationship with the following: Dr. Stein receives research funds from BrainQ

All of the other planner and faculty participants do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in these materials.

Moderators:

Gary L. Bernardini, M.D., Ph.D. and Ning Lin, M.D.

Objectives:

■ Discuss diagnosis, management, and prevention of ischemic stroke.
■ Describe the role of lipid lowering in ischemic stroke prevention.
■ Discuss the effectiveness of antiplatelet agents in ischemic stroke prevention.
■ Specify advances in treatment and discuss benefits of mechanical thrombectomy.
■ Discuss the potential benefits of left atrial appendage closure for atrial fibrillation management.
■ Specify advances in stroke recovery and rehabilitation.
■ Discuss the evidence-based approach to the neurosurgical treatment of Moyamoya Disease in adults.
■ Specify current treatment of intracerebral hemorrhage in the neuro-ICU.
■ Describe treatment of traumatic brain injury in the neuro-ICU.
■ Discuss the controversy surrounding the use and efficacy of rt-PA prior to mechanical thrombectomy.

Schedule:

DAY 1
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

3:00 p.m.
Opening Remarks
CO-CHAIR: Gary L. Bernardini, M.D., Ph.D.

3:05 p.m.
Overview of Ischemic Stroke: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention
Gary L. Bernardini, M.D., Ph.D.

3:35 p.m.
Lipid Lowering in Prevention of Ischemic Stroke: What are the Targets and How do We Get There?
Jay E. Yasen, M.D.

4:05 p.m.
Q&A

4:15 p.m.
Use of Antiplatelet Agents in Ischemic Stroke Prevention
Steven Tversky, D.O.

4:45 p.m.
Advances in Mechanical Thrombectomy for Treatment of Ischemic Stroke
Srikanth R. Boddu, M.D., MSc, MRCS, FRCR

5:15 p.m.
Q&A

5:25 p.m.
Left Atrial Appendage Closure for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Unable to Receive Anticoagulation
David J. Slotwiner, M.D., FACS, FHRS

5:55 p.m.
Advances in Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation
Joel Stein, M.D.

6:25 p.m.
Q&A

6:35 p.m.
Adjourn

DAY 2
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

3:00 p.m.
Introduction
CO-CHAIR: Ning Lin, M.D.

3:05 p.m.
Evidence-Based Approach to Neurosurgical Treatment of Moyamoya Disease in Adults
Ning Lin, M.D.

3:35 p.m.
Update in Treatment of Intracerebral Hemorrhage in the Neuro-ICU
Margaret Huynh, D.O.

4:05 p.m. Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury in the Neuro-ICU
Baxter B. Allen, M.D.

4:35 p.m.
Q&A

4:45 p.m.
Pro: Use of rt-PA Prior to Mechanical Thrombectomy Treatment is Beneficial
Feliks Koyfman, M.D.

5:15 p.m.
Con: Use of rt-PA Prior to Mechanical Thrombectomy Treatment is Not Necessary
Gary L. Bernardini, M.D., Ph.D.

5:45 p.m.
Q&A

5:55 p.m.
Adjourn

Accreditation
NewYork Presbyterian/Queens is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
The Medical Society of The State of New York relies upon planners and faculty participants in its CME activities to provide educational information that is objective and free of bias. In this spirit and in accordance with the guidelines of MSSNY, CPME and the ACCME, all speakers and planners for CME activities must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity, that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.

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