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Neurology | Insights & Innovations

New Stroke System of Care – Time for a Change

Insights & Innovations


A CME opportunity presented by Dignity Health Neurological Institute of Northern California.

Event Details 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m

North Ridge Country Club 
7600 Madison Ave. 
Fair Oaks, CA 95628



please register at the bottom of this page


5:30 p.m. Registration, Exhibits, and Networking     

6:00 a.m. Welcome, Dinner, and Featured Presentations     

8:30 p.m. Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Our featured presentations will include:

Pre-Hospital Care in the New Era of Stroke Therapy
Jeffrey L. Saver, MD

The Stroke Patient in the Emergency Room: How Emergency Medicine Doctors Think
Matthew L. Donnelly, MD

Acute Stroke Care Without Time Constraints
Lucian Maidan, MD


At the completion of this activity, the learner should be able to:

• Minimize time to treatment for patients in the Emergency Department through appropriate activation of stroke alerts and diagnostic imaging modalities.

• Review approaches to early recognition of large vessel occlusions, including new developments and early implementation of tiered routing plans.

• Identify patients eligible for emergent large vessel occlusion treatment based on pre-hospital and Emergency Department clinical exam.


  • Dr. Saver receives funding as a Clinical Steering Committee Member for Abbott, BrainsGate, Stryker, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Nervive, Neuravi, Coherex Medical, Phagenesis, Pulse Therapeutics, and Medtronic.

The potential conflicts of interest have been resolved and determined the presentations are without bias.

  • Dr. Donnelly, Dr. Maidan, Dignity Health Sacramento CME committee members, and all other planners involved and able to influence the content of this presentation have reported no relevant financial relationships/interest with any commercial entities that may have ties to this presentation

Accreditation Statement:

Dignity Health Sacramento is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation:
Dignity Health Sacramento designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.