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Innovations in Cerebrovascular Care 2021

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Innovations in Cerebrovascular Care 2021 CME

Innovations in Cerebrovascular Care 2021 

June 5, 2021, 7:00am - 5:15 pm EST





Care of cerebrovascular conditions continues to advance at a rapid pace. The Cleveland Clinic Innovations in Cerebrovascular Care 2021 meeting aims to focus on clinical care and technological advances in the field, as well as provide a multidisciplinary discussion around some of the greatest challenges practitioners from the neurosciences and other fields face in caring for these complex patients. 


Who Should Attend?

This educational activity is intended for emergency medicine physicians, neurointensivists, neurointerventionalists, neurologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants who treat cerebrovascular patients.


 Registration and Cancellation

Preregistrations are accepted online until 5:00 pm (EST), June 4, 2021. In case of cancellation, a full refund will be made if cancelled by May 21, 2021. After May 21, 2021, a $10 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. Written notification of your cancellation is required in order to process your refund. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER May 28, 2021.
For questions about registration, call 216.448.0777 or email


Faculty Disclosure Statement

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.


For further information about this activity, contact Shana Spade at: Phone: 800.223.2273 x49380

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need assistance, please notify us at least two weeks prior to the activity.

Cleveland Clinic Course Director

Shazam Hussain, MD, FRCP(C), FAHA

Planning Committee

Cleveland Clinic Co-Directors & Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Cleveland Clinic Co-Directors

Ken Uchino, MD, FAHA, FANA

Planning Committee

Mark Bain, MD, MS, FAANS

Planning Committee

Joao Gomes, MD, FAHA

Planning Committee

Andrew Russman, DO, FAHA, FAAN

Planning Committee

Guest Speakers

Jana Kainerstorfer, PhD

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ansaar Rai, MD, MBA

Chairman, Department of Neuroradiology
Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery & Neurology
West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia

Lori Shutter, MD, FNCS, FCCM

Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery Vice Chair for Education
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department Chair, Neurology
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Worcester, Massachusetts

Cleveland Clinic Faculty

A. Blake Buletko, MD

Dhimant Dani, MD

Planning Committee

Brad Douglas, MSN, ACNP-BC

Pravin George, DO

Seby John, MD

Zeshaun Khawaja, MD

Planning Committee

Vinod Labhasetwar, PhD

Nina Moore, MD

Christopher Newey, DO

Peter Rasmussen, MD


Planning Committee

Gabor Toth, MD

Planning Committee



After completing this educational activity, participants will be able to do the following:

•    Review the evidence on use of mobile stroke units, first-pass success in thrombectomy, and tenecteplase vs alteplase to improve ischemic stroke outcomes.
•    Discuss the clinical implications of new therapeutic strategies in neurologic critical care as they relate to multimodal monitoring, cerebral oximetry, cortical spreading depolarization, and near-infrared monitoring techniques.
•    Summarize developments in treatment of patients with hemorrhagic stroke, especially as they apply to critical care.
•    Describe the innovations in cerebral aneurysm management and analyze their application to clinical care.
•    Discuss how technological advances and COVID-19 are affecting strategies for cerebrovascular care.


Disclosures and Accreditation Statement

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

The Ohio Board of Nursing will accept at face value the number of contact hours awarded for an educational activity that has been approved for CE by a nationally accredited system of CE approval. Nurses are able to obtain CE that has been approved or provided by a nationally recognized accreditation system of continuing education.

Examples include:

•    The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
•    The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
•    The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)