Programming for Nurses (ISC)

Updated:Oct 1,2014
International Stroke Conference 2015 - Sessions February 11-13

Programming for Nurses

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Experience the Outstanding Programming at the State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium and the International Stroke Conference 2015!

Be a trailblazer in the fight against stroke! Register for the State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium to be held February 10, 2015 in exciting downtown Nashville, Tennessee - one of the New York Times’ top 15 places to visit! Share innovative best clinical practices developed to optimize patient outcomes throughout the entire stroke continuum of care.

Intensify your educational experience and stay for the International Stroke Conference 2015*, the world’s premier meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease, February 11-13, 2015. ISC 2015 provides the opportunity to network with more than 4,000 cerebrovascular experts representing over 60 countries. It offers extraordinary programming (including outstanding nursing and rehabilitation programming) that delivers more than 1,500 compelling presentations emphasizing basic, clinical and translational sciences as they evolve toward a more complete understanding of stroke pathophysiology with the goal to develop more effective prevention and treatment.

*Separate Registration fee required

State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium Programming Highlights

  • Hyperacute Nursing Care Policies/Strategies: What Is the Evidence?
  • Nursing and EMS: Bridging the Great Divide
  • Advances in Clinical Research
  • Application of Evidence Based Practice and Quality Enhancement
  • Essentials of Standard and Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery: An Ongoing Process: Community Integration
  • Complete 2015 State-of-the-Stroke Nursing Symposium Programming (PDF)
Nursing Programming Highlights at ISC

  • The Burden of Post Stroke Fatigue
  • I Had a Stroke: Why Do You Say I Can’t Drive?
  • Effect of Non-invasive Brain Stimulation in Rehabilitation of Poststroke Aphasia
  • Clinical and Basic Perspectives on the Role of Physical Activity and Neural Progenitors in Stroke Recovery: The ASA-Bugher Collaborative Studies
  • Together to End Stroke: Global Stroke Strategies for the 25 by 2025 WHO Targets
  • Nursing and Rehabilitation Oral and Poster Abstract Presentations

Nursing and Rehabilitation Professionals Luncheon*
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, 12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The Stroke Council’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Professions Committee will hold an interdisciplinary roundtable luncheon welcoming nurses, social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech/swallowing therapists, physiatrists, neurologists, psychologists and others involved in stroke care.

*Conference attendees must register for this luncheon. (Ticket required; seating is limited.)

NEW! Advance Practice Providers' Luncheon*
Thursday, Feb 12, 2015, 12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

An opportunity for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists to network and discuss topics pertinent to advance practice providers in neurology. Supervising physicians welcome.

*Conference attendees must register for this luncheon. (Ticket required; seating is limited.)

Nurses are a crucial part of every stage of stroke care. We warmly invite and encourage you to come to the State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium and stay for the exceptional nursing research as well as the  general stroke research and education at the International Stroke Conference. Your presence will be valued.


Kyra J Becker, MD, FAHA, Chair, International Stroke Conference Program Committee 2015