Oct. 20 presentation explores surgical treatment of stroke
Kentucky Heart Foundation is pleased to present The Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Patients with Stroke: The
Evidence, a free continuing medical/nursing education program for health
Registration and dinner begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20,
at the Heritage House Hotel, 1887 U.S. 23.
Beginning at 6 p.m., King’s Daughters Medical Center
neurosurgeon Ondrej Choutka, M.D., will discuss indications for decompressive
procedures in ischemic stroke and describe the evidence behind surgical
treatment of intracerebral hemorrhage and arterio occlusive disease.
The program is intended to increase participants’ knowledge
of the role of surgery in the treatment of stroke and is tailored to the
learning needs of primary care physicians, neurologists, nurse practitioners,
physician assistants, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Advance registration is required and may be completed by:
When registering, please provide full name, credentials,
mailing address, daytime phone and email address.
The Kentucky Heart Foundation is accredited by the Kentucky
Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians; the
program has been approved for 1 CME credit. The Kentucky Board of Nursing has
approved the program for 1.2 nursing contact hours.
For more information on CME credits, contact Betsy Donahue
at (606) 408-4619; for information on nursing contact hours, contact Vickie
Risner, RN, MSN, at Highlands Regional Medical Center at (606) 889-6090.
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