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Nebraska Stroke Symposium


Nebraska Stroke Symposium

Designed for:
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical and Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Pathologists
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Residents, Students
  • Other Interested Healthcare Providers

Purpose: This conference will provide practitioners with up-to-date evidence -based practices and recent advances that will enhance knowledge, skills, and performance in the evaluation and treatment of persons with stroke.

  • Telestroke
  • Update on Intra-arterial Stroke
  • Atrial Fibrillation, Treatment Options and Stroke Prevention
  • Novel Oral Anticoagulant Use in Stroke Prevention
  • Odd Stroke Risk Factors
  • Do you really know your EMS service? An Introduction to EMS care
  • Stroke Rehabilitation: Is it Time to Expand the Stroke Recovery Window?


  1. Recognize improvements in care that result from true telestroke partnerships
  2. Explore intra-arterial interventions in stroke
  3. ecognize atrial fibrillation as a cause of stroke (anatomy and rhythm)
  4. Describe treatment options for prevention of embolic stroke (medications and devices)
  5. Describe treatment options for atrial fibrillation (rate, rhythm control)
  6. Discuss the important pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic differences in the novel oral anticoagulants
  7. Describe outcomes of relevant clinical trials that were instrumental in bringing the novel oral anticoagulants to market
  8. Discuss appropriate therapeutic choices, clinical challenges and patient education in relation to case scenarios involving novel oral anticoagulants
  9. Identify less common and uncommon stroke risk factors
  10. Discuss the potential capabilities and demographics of EMS providers and agencies throughout the State of Nebraska.
  11. Examine therapeutic interventions and technological advances used to enhance stroke recovery.


$100 - Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists

$69 - Nurses, Physical & Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Public Health and Other Healthcare Professionals

To Register:

Cancellation: Please call 402-219-7563 by Friday, April 3. Refund less $20 if canceling by Friday, April 3.

CHI Health St. Elizabeth
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education

For questions, call 402-219-7563 or 402-219-0000.

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