Programming for Nurses (ISC)

Updated:Jan 17,2014
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Programming for Nurses

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Experience the Exceptional Nursing Programming at the State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium and the International Stroke Conference 2014!

Be a catalyst in the fight against stroke! Register now for the State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium to be held February 11, 2014 in San Diego, California! The Nursing Symposium is designed to share innovative best clinical practices that have been developed to optimize patient outcomes throughout the stroke continuum of care - from the emergency department through rehabilitation.

Intensify your educational experience and stay for the International Stroke Conference 2014,* the world’s largest meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease, February 12-14, 2014. ISC 2014 provides the opportunity to network with more than 3,800 cerebrovascular experts representing over 60 countries. It offers extraordinary programming (including outstanding nursing and rehabilitation programming) that delivers more than 1,500 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

  • Acute Stroke: Burning Issues Surrounding Depression and Stroke
  • Transitions of Care: Implementing Processes for Obtaining Follow-up after Hospital Discharge 
  • Essentials of Standard Clinical Practice and Stroke Center Development
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery: An Ongoing Process
  • Advances in Clinical Research and Quality Improvement
  • Application of Evidence-based Practic


Nursing Programming Highlights at ISC

  • Stroke Family Caregivers: Research, Resources and Policy
  • Exercise after Stroke: Evidence and Application
  • What Is the Ideal Diet for Stroke Prevention?
  • Nursing and Rehabilitation Oral and Post Abstract Presentations
  • Advances in Neuromodulation and Functional Restoration in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Treatment of Small Vessel Disease: Lessons from the Clinical Trials


Nursing and Rehabilitation Professionals Luncheon*
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014, 12:10 a.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.)

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

Steven M Greenberg, PhD, MD, FAHA, Chair, International Stroke Conference Program Committee 2014