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6th Annual Stroke Education Day: Ethical Issues in Acute Stroke Care

Topics this year include advance directives, candidate selection for procedures, capacity and decision-making, and much more.

Activity Details
Start Date: May 6, 2021
End Date: May 6, 2021
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm (sign in begins at 7:50 am)
Location: Virtual - Webex

Registration is online and by credit card only. Register Now

The registration fees are as follows:

Preregistration and payment required. The registration deadline is 10 days prior to the activity date. There will be no refunds after the registration deadline has been reached. A $10 administrative fee 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
7:50 am - 8:00 am Attendee Sign On
8:00 am - 8:15 am Opening Remarks
~ Timothy Lukovits, MD and Jillian Belmont, DNP
8:15 am - 9:00 am Keynote: Ethical Issues in Stroke Patients
~ James Bernat, MD
9:00 am - 9:15 am Q & A
9:15 am - 10:00 am Beyond Advance Directives: Planning for a Stroke?
~ Sarah Durante, MD
10:00 am - 10:45 am The Ethics of Offering Procedures for Patients with Stroke
~ Evie Marcolini, MD
10:45 am - 11:00 am Q & A
11:00 am - 11:45 am Capacity and Decision-Making with an Emphasis on Ethics and Patients with Behavioral Issues / Refusal
~ Dev Thakur, MD
11:45 am - 12:00 pm Closing Remarks
~ Timothy Lukovits, MD
12:00 pm Adjournment
Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this learning activity, (at least 75% of) participants will be able to discuss at least three changes in the care and treatment of patients who have experienced a stroke.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

This educational activity carries 3.75 contact hours.

Receiving Credit

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

  • Register for the event online
  • Attend the event or session(s). A credit 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. Credits 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.

Type:     Live Activity
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