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Aurora BayCare offers Stroke and Neurovascular Symposium

Tue, Jun 11, 2019

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Physicians, advanced practice providers and registered nurses are invited to the Aurora BayCare Stroke and Neurovascular Symposium on Friday, September 20, in Green Bay.

 

This free continuing medical education event is geared toward those who provide care for patients diagnosed with stroke or other neurovascular conditions.

 

The presenters are:

  • Bob Zemple, MD, with updates in pre-hospital triage of a stroke patient and the role of EMS providers. He is an emergency physician with BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.
  • Sara Beno-Chambers, NP, on pseudobulbar affect disorder and recommended treatment options. She is with Aurora Health Care Neurology.
  • Eric Dvorak, MD, on the importance of consultation to rehabilitation services after a stroke. He is a Bellin Health physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
  • James Offord, MD, on carotid artery disease and treatment pathways. He is a vascular surgeon with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery.
  • Ziad Darkhabani, MD, on cerebral aneurysms and recommended plan of care. He is an interventional neurologist with Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. He specializes in stroke and neurocritical care.

The symposium will take place at the Aurora BayCare Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center, 1160 Kepler Drive. Registration is at 7:30 a.m., with presentations from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

 

There will be 4.5 CME credit hours awarded for this symposium.

 

Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. It also is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, which is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Online RSVP is preferred, due to limited seating.

 

Information: Rachel Reas, BSN, RN, rreas@baycare.net, 920-288-8322.

 

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About Aurora BayCare Medical Center

Aurora BayCare Medical Center is a 167-bed, full-service tertiary care hospital located at 2845 Greenbrier Road on Green Bay’s east side. It opened in September 2001 as a joint venture of Aurora Health Care and BayCare Clinic.  Aurora BayCare is committed to creating a better way to provide high quality tertiary healthcare, the latest in medical technology and superior service.

 

About Aurora Health Care

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is Wisconsin’s most comprehensive health care provider and the state’s largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, 159 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 amazing Caregivers. As evidenced by more than 400 active clinical trials, Aurora is dedicated to delivering innovations to provide the best possible care today, and to define the best care for tomorrow. Get helpful health and wellness information via the Aurora MyHealth blog, our Facebook page, our Twitter account and our Pinterest account.

 

 

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BayCare Clinic, baycare.net, is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It is based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. BayCare Clinic offers expertise in more than 20 specialties, with more than 100 physicians serving in 16 area communities. BayCare Clinic is a joint partner in Aurora BayCare Medical Center, a 167-bed, full-service hospital. Follow BayCare Clinic on Facebook and Twitter.