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UPMC Acute Stroke Management Nursing Symposium - Friday, August 24, 2018

by Regina Sester | Jul 13, 2018
Registration is now open for the AHN Neuroscience Institute Annual Stroke Symposium. Stroke can steal your abilities, freedom, your life, unless you know how to strike back. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die and time is of the essence. Remembering Balance Eyes Face Arms Speech Time at start of stroke symptom onset is an integral part of BE-FAST. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and results in significant disability and healthcare expenditures. Allegheny General Hospital is the region's first Comprehensive Stroke Center. Our goal is to identify, educate, and treat stroke patients with the highest level of care. This symposium will provide health care professionals current, evidence-based practice knowledge across the continuum of stroke care. The course reviews all major topics of the examination and provides information regarding the latest guidelines and protocols for managing stroke patients.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Location:            
Allegheny General Hospital, Magovern Auditorium
                             Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

When:                  Friday, August 24, 2018

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