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Stroke Education Day: Controversies in Stroke Care

Join us for our Fourth Annual Dartmouth-Hitchcock Stroke Education Day: Controversies in Stroke Care. This year, our conference will highlight diversities in practical theories of stroke care. The conference will provide didactic and hands-on experiences for today’s clinical nurses, rehabilitation specialists and EMS provider attendees.

Keynote Speaker: Demetrius K. Lopes, M.D. Section Chief of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois will discuss:

“The Value and Method of Preparing for the Arrival of the Acute Stroke Patient in 2018”

Dr. Lopes is highly skilled in neuroendovascular therapy and specializes in the revascularization of the brain for cerebral ischemia, stroke and the conditions leading up to stroke as well as treatment of brain aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations.

Activity Details
Start Date: May 3, 2018
End Date: May 3, 2018
Time: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm (7:30 - 8:00 am registration & continental breakfast)
Location: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Auditorium E
Lebanon, NH 
Download: Event Flyer

Registration for this event has closed. There is still space available. If you would like to attend, you may register as a walk-in the day of the conference. For walk-in registration questions, please e-mail Carolyn.E.Landry@hitchcock.org.

Registration is online and by credit card only. 

The registration fees are as follows:

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Employees and Affiliates: No Charge
  • NEAH Hospital Employees: $40
  • Others: $80

Preregistration and payment required. The registration deadline is 10 days prior to the activity date. There will be no refunds after that date. A $10 administrative fee for a registration fee of under $50, and a $25 administrative fee for a registration of $50 and over, will be retained on all refunds requested before the registration deadline. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Speakers & Topics
7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided)
8:00 am - 8:15 am Opening Remarks
~ Timothy Lukovits, MD
8:15 am - 9:00 am Putting PRESSURE on Acute Stroke Management: Blood Pressure Recommendations and Current Evidence
~ Jillian Belmont, DNP
9:00 am - 9:45 am Early Physical Therapy after Stroke: Harmful or Helpful?
~ Timothy Lukovitz, MD
~ Hailey Carlson, PT
~ Dominique daSilva, PT
~ Agnes Schissel, OT
9:45 am - 10:00 am Break
10:00 am - 11:00 am The Value and Method of Preparing for the Arrival of the Acute Stroke Patient in 2018
~ Demetrius Lopes, MD
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Rural v. City: What Works, What Doesn’t for Triaging and Selecting Acute Stroke Patients Needing a Higher Level of Care
~ Guillermo Linares, MD
~ Demetrius Lopes, MD
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Survivor/Family/Caregiver Panel and Discussion
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm How to Limit Blood Thinner and Still Prevent Stroke: Minimally Invasive Options
~ Megan Coylewright, MD
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Break Out Sessions (choose 3)
  • tPA Mixing and Administration
  • Neuro Assessment
  • Radiology Basics
  • Thrombectomy “Show and Tell”
  • Rehab Team Patient Positioning and Environmental Pointers
4:30 pm Adjournment
Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss at least two controversies in current stroke care.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 6.75 contact hours.

Receiving Contact Hours

The follow steps must be completed in order to receive contact hours for this event:

  • Register for the event online
  • Attend the event or session(s). A contact hours tracking sheet will be provided.
  • Complete the online evaluation - Must be submitted within 30 days after the activity

    Accessing the Online Evaluation (The evaluation is available the day after the event)

  • Log onto https://ce.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/login.aspx
  • Click on the My Activities link in the left side menu. Then click on the name of the activity you attended.
  • Click on the Resume button.
  • Click the Continue button until the Evaluation tab is active, and then click the Launch button.
  • Fill out the evaluation and then click submit. Contact hours will then be applied to your transcript. You can view your updated transcript by clicking on the "View Transcript" button.

View the Completing an Evaluation and Claiming Credit tutorial.

For questions or technical support, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

For accessibility needs, dietary or any other requests, please email Carolyn.E.Landry@hitchcock.org.

If you do not wish to be included on the conference participant list, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org to inform us.

The CME and CNE Offices are not liable for expenses incurred by participants due to cancellation or changes in programs.

Parking - In order to accommodate and best serve our patients’ parking needs, we request that all weekday conference and meeting attendees park in Lot 9 and use the Lot 9 shuttle service. Shuttles run approximately every 20 minutes - please allow enough time to accommodate this. For weekend meetings and conferences, onsite parking is permitted. View directions & map to Lot 9.

DHMC Floorplan - Please visit the DHMC Floor Maps page for specific directions on locating the conference room. If your room is not shown, please stop at the information desk for directions.


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