EMS Stroke Conference

EMS Stroke Conference - Free Continuing Education

The 2014 EMS Stroke Conference is a free one-day course designed for EMT’s and Paramedics. OHSU experts will provide a review and update of emergency stroke care.

Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: OHSU Auditorium

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road

Portland, OR 97239

Who: EMTs and Paramedics

Parking: Free parking available at the Dotter Lot with shuttle service to the OHSU Auditorium.  Parking Map



7:30 a.m.  Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.  Welcome and Introduction - Wayne Clark, M.D., Neurologist; Director, OHSU Stroke Center

8:10 a.m.  Acute Ischemic Stroke Update 2014 - Wayne Clark, M.D., Neurologist; Director, OHSU Stroke Center

9:00 a.m.  Hemorrhagic Stroke Overview - Justin Cetas, M.D., Neurosurgeon, OHSU Department of Neurological Surgery

9:50 a.m.  Break

10:10 a.m.  Surgical Management of Stroke - Aclan Dogan, M.D., Neurosurgeon, OHSU Department of Neurological Surgery

11:00 a.m.  Safe Patient Mobilization - Lynda Enos, R.N., M.S., C.O.H.N.-S, C.P.E., Consultant and Ergonomist

11:50 p.m.  Lunch

12:50 p.m.  Stroke Systems of Care - Karen Ellmers, R.N., M.S., C.C.N.S., OHSU Stroke Program Coordinator

1:40 p.m.  Acute Neurologic Emergencies - Hormozd Bozorgchami, M.D., Neurologist, OHSU Department of Neurology

2:30 p.m.  Break

2:50 p.m.  NSICU Management of Stroke -  Julia Durrant, MD, Neurointensivist, Depts. Of Neurology, Neurological Surgery , and OHSU Neurocritical Care Program

3:40 p.m.  Telestroke/Telehealth - Mark Lovgren, M.B.A., Director, OHSU Telehealth

4:30 p.m.  Evaluations/Closing Remarks


Tuesday, June 24, 2013


Attendees can park in the Dotter lot where a shuttle will take you to the Library Auditorium

Parking map

OHSU Stroke Center

The OHSU Stroke Center is the only Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in the Pacific Northwest.


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