OHSU EMS Stroke Conference

City pic of Portland

Free Continuing Education: April 29, 2020

The 2020 EMS Stroke Conference is a one-day course designed for EMTs and paramedics. OHSU experts will provide a review and update of emergency stroke care.

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
  • 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Registration and fees

Tuition is FREE and includes continental breakfast, lunch and all course materials.

Registration is required. Please register by April 27, 2020.

Cancellation Policy
Although this event is free, if you cannot attend please cancel your registration by April 22, 2020. This will allow someone on the waiting list to attend.

To cancel, email Dina Girgenti-Iida or call her at 971-244-2189.


Completion of this conference meets requirements for 6.50 hours of Continuing Education for EMTs and paramedics.

Location and parking

OHSU Auditorium, Old Library
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239

Parking is free in Lot D: www.ohsu.edu/parking


Register here to present as an exhibitor.

7 – 7:50 a.m.: Registration and breakfast

7:50 – 8:00 a.m.: Welcome
Noah Jacobson, M.N., R.N., S.C.R.N., C.C.R.R.-K.

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.: Treating Beyond Standard Time Window for Ischemic Stroke
Hormozd Bozorgchami, M.D.

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.: Stem Cell Research
Jesse Liu, M.D.

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.: Break

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.: Identifying Stroke in the Field
Jonathan Jui, M.D.

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.: Stroke Prevention Update
Helmi Lutsep, M.D.

11:15 a.m. - Noon: Stroke Treatment and Updates on Telehealth
Wayne Clark, M.D.

Noon – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch Break

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.: Stroke Mimics
Michelle Stacey, M.D.

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: A-Typical Ischemic Stroke Prevention
Shereen Sayall, M.D.

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.: BreakBrain Salvaging and Neuro-Protective Strategies: Do they work?
Andrew Treister, M.D.

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.: Break

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.: Pediatric Stroke
Jenny Wilson, M.D.

4:15 – 5:00 p.m.: Anticoagulants and ICH and Reversal
Thomas Deloughery, M.D.

5:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks
Noah Jacobson, M.N., R.N., S.C.R.N., C.C.R.R.-K.