20th Annual Cerebrovascular Update - Virtual Meeting

March 11, 2021 to March 12, 2021

The ultimate goal of the 20th Annual Cerebrovascular Update: Reimagining Stroke in the COVID-19 Pandemic is to improve the delivery of care for stroke patients by improving the performance of practicing clinicians as they care for patients with stroke-related medical complications. The Course Directors, Pascal M. Jabbour, MD, and Diana L. Tzeng, MD and Course Co-Directors Robert H. Rosenwasser, MD, MBA and Rodney D. Bell, MD, from the Thomas Jefferson University Departments of Neurology and Neurological Surgery, have developed an agenda that includes in-depth presentations on Updates on Stroke Trends and Management, Mobile Stroke Units: the Future of Emergency Stroke Care, Mechanical Thrombectomy for Low NIHSS, Ivtpa Beyond 4.5 Hours, Clinical Pearls from a Vascular Neurohospitalist and COVID-19 and Stroke: The Jefferson Experience.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  Profession-specific breakout sessions on Day 2!

This conference has been specially designed for practicing neurologists, neurosurgeons, emergency medicine physicians, critical care physicians, hospitalists, neuroradiologists, primary care physicians, internists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, case managers, emergency medical technicians, and rehabilitation therapists who treat a myriad of stroke-related conditions and diseases in their practice.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Jefferson Neurosciences Network (JNN) NETWORK MEMBER
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience (JHN)
Content Areas: 
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Hospital Medicine
Internal Medicine
Neurological Surgery
Performance or Quality Improvement
Rehabilitation Medicine
Course Format: 
Live Webinar
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.75 Attendance
  • 9.60 CNE
  • 3.00 CNE Pharmacotherapy
  • 3.25 Patient Safety
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/11/2021 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
03/12/2021 - 4:00pm

Preliminary Program Agenda & Learning Objectives

For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.

This activity will be a virtual meeting. Instructions will be provided to you via email prior to the course.

Featured Guest Speaker


Keynote Lecture:  Mobile Stroke Units

James C. Grotta, MD, FAAN
Director of Stroke Research, Clinical Institute for Research and Innovation, Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
Director, Mobile Stroke Unit Consortium
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, TX

All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals are required to disclose to the audience:

  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services

  2. Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.



https://jointaccreditation.org/sites/default/files/JointlyAccreditedProviderTM_0.pngIn support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Designation of Credit

PHYSICIANS: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

           PA Patient Safety and Risk Credit: The content for this activity qualifies for 3.25 PA Patient Safety and Risk credits.

NURSES: This activity awards 9.6 nursing contact hours

         Nursing Pharmacotherapeutic Credit: The content for this activity qualifies for 3.00 nursing pharmacotherapeutic credits.

OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS: This educational activity is designated for 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credit

Pre-Hospital Professionals: EMS credits pending.

Stroke Credit Available! Core Stroke Team Members: Earn Joint Commission required education credits!


Available Credit

  • 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.75 Attendance
  • 9.60 CNE
  • 3.00 CNE Pharmacotherapy
  • 3.25 Patient Safety

Virtual exhibit opportunities are available for this conference. For more information, please contact Kate Nagele at Kathleen.Nagele@jefferson.edu or 215-955-1286.


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February 19th


February 19th

Practicing Physician $100 $150
Nurse or Other Health Professional $75 $125
Jefferson Neuroscience Network Affiliates* - Practicing Physician $75 $75
Jefferson Neuroscience Network Affiliates* - Nurse or Other Health Professionals $50 $50
EMS/Pre-Hospital Professionals $50 $50
Jefferson Health Staff and Employees   $50 $50
Non-Jefferson Residents, Fellows & Students$50$50

*To view the list of applicable Jefferson Neuroscience Network Affiliates please click here




  • Pre-registration ends Friday, March 12, 2021 at 4:00PM EST. After this time registration cannot be accepted.
  • No refunds will be granted after Thursday, February 25, 2021. See full refund policy

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