The NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium (NECC)

Dedicated to Improving Stroke Systems of Care Across the Northeast

   

The NECC 9th Annual Summit 

Thursday, October 23, 2014 Agenda


Welcome, Overview and The NECC Update
Martin S. Gizzi, MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman at NJ Neuroscience Institute of JFK Medical Center and School of Health and Medical Sciences, Seton Hall University, Edison, NJ


Case Study: Progression of a Patient From Diagnoses Through Treatment
Matthew S. Siket, MD, MS
Co-Director, The Stroke Centers at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI


Overview of Telestroke and the Hub and Spoke Model
Mark N. Rubin, MD
Clinical Instructor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, Divisions Hospital & Vascular Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ


Internal Facility Telestroke
Steven Rudolph, MD
Director, Jaffe Stroke Center, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY


Four of The NECC States Will Present Their EMS Related Efforts

New York - Anna Colello, Esq. - Director, Regulatory Compliance, Office of Quality & Patient Safety, New York State Department of Health, Rensselaer, NY


Massachusetts - Anita Christie - Director, Office of Clinical Prevetive Services, Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention & Control Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA


New Jersey - Bil Rosen, BA, CEMSO, CTO, NREMTP - Clinical Coordinator, Capital Health EMS, Trenton, NJ


Rhode Island - John H Potvin, BS, EMT-C, EMS I/C - Director, Division of Emergency Medical Services, East Providence Fire Department, East Providence, RI


State Breakout Sessions (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI and VT)


Connecticut Breakout

Charles R. Wira, III, MD - Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


Maine Breakout

Tina Love, RN - Project Manager, Medial Care Development Public Health, Augusta, ME


Massachusetts Breakout

Anita Christie - Director, Office of Clinical Preventive Services - Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention & Control Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA


New Hampshire Breakout

Nicole Keefe, RN, BSN - Stroke and Trauma Program Manager, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover, NH


New Jersey Breakout

James McKinney, MD - Medical Director, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ


New York Breakout

Kate Rose Bobseine, MPH - Program Coordinator, Coverdell Quality Improvement Initiative, New York State Dept. of Health, Rensselaer, NY


Rhode Island Breakout

John H. Potvin, BS, EMT-C, EMS I/C - Director, Division of Emergency Medical Services, East Providence Fire Dept., East Providence, RI


Vermont Breakout

Sharon Kenney, RN, CCRC - Stroke Program Coordinator, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT


EMS, Stroke Coordinators and Rehabilitation Concurrent Breakout Sessions


EMS Breakout Session

Types of Strokes and What to Look For
Louise D. McCullough, MD, PhD, FAHA
University of Connecticut and The Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT


Stroke Variants: Atypical Presentations of Stroke Symptoms and Causes That Emergency Medical Technicians and Emergency Department Professionals Can Miss
Joseph Feldman, MD, FACEP
Chairman of Emergency Services, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ


Stroke Coordinators Breakout Session

Improving Door to Needle Times Using Laboratory Performed Bedside Testing
Donna Stringer, RN, CEN
Stroke Program Coordinator, Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ


Staff Education on Unusual Stroke Presentations Increases Stroke Codes Called and tPA Administration by Nearly 50%
Shirley J. Duane, FNP, CNRN
Stroke Coordinator of Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY


Facilitated Q and A

Karin Nystrom, MSN, APRN, FAHA - Associate Director, Yale-New Haven Stroke Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT


Assessment and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Disorders After Stroke
Sarah Tartar, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living, Hartford, CT


Rehabilitation Breakout Session


A Physiatrist’s Perspective of Depression After Stroke
Michael W. O'Dell, MD
Professor and Chief of Clinical Rehabilitation Services, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY


Driving After a Stroke
Beth Rolland, OTR, CDRS
Advanced Clinical Specialist, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Saddle Brook, NJ


EMS and Stroke Coordinators Breakout Session

EMS Data Documentation Best Practices
Ethan S. Brandler, MD, MPH, FACEP
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY


Pre-Notification From EMS Resulting in Activation of a Stroke Team
Angela N. McCall-Brown, MSN, APN, BC
Stroke Nurse Practitioner, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ
Jeffrey Egnatovich, MBA, RN, MICP

Nursing Coordinator, Quality/Clinical, Atlantic Health System, Morristown, NJ


Rehabilitation Breakout Session

Using TeleSpeech for Bedside Evaluation of Swallowing
Nadia Dorval, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech Pathologist, Baystate Rehabilitation Care, Baystate Health System, Springfield, MA


Making the Decision for Sub Acute or Acute Rehabilitation Placement
Joel Stein, MD
Simon Baruch Professor and Chair, Deptartment of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Professor and Chief, Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY


American Stroke Association Awards Presentation

American Stroke Association Community Conscience Award
Given annually to an individual or group that has been an advocate for policy change supported by the AHA/ASA to improve stroke systems of care including: prevention, treatment and rehabilitation for stroke patients within the northeast region.


Arshad Iqbal, MD
Director of the Stroke Program, Kent Hospital and Chair, Rhode Island Stroke Task Force, Warwick, RI

C. Miller Fisher, MD Neuroscience Visionary Award
Given to an individual in the field of neuroscience, who has significantly contributed to the mission of the American Stroke Association and made clear and lasting contributions to neuroscience. Contributions may focus on the identification and treatment of stroke patients including: research, epidemiology, prevention, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment or other aspects of stroke.


Mitchell S. V. Elkind, MD, MS, FAAN, FAHA
Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, Fellowships Director, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY


C. Miller Fisher, MD Neuroscience Visionary Keynote Address


Friday, October 24, 2014

The NECC Updates and Work Group Progress

Charles R. Wira, III, MD

Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Acute Stroke Imaging
Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging and Neurosurgery, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Director, Interventional Neuroradiology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI


Selected Emerging/Best Practice Presentations

Direct to CT: Improving Door to Needle Times With the Help of EMS
Jason R. Clum, RN, MBA, SCRN, CNRN
Stroke Coordinator, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY


Beyond Basic Recovery: Options Provided by a Stroke Recovery Clinic
Joanne Morello, PT, DPT, CSRS
Inpatient Program Coordinator, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network, Salem, NH


Four of The NECC States Will Present Their System Building Related Efforts

Connecticut – Statewide Planning - Kristen Hickey, RN, MSN - Stroke Coordinator, Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain and Bradley Campuses, Midstate Medical Center, Meriden, CT


New Hampshire – Building the System - Timothy Lukovits, MD - Medical Director, Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH


Vermont - Mark Gorman, MD - Director, Stroke Program, University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care, Associate Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT


Maine – Telestroke and the Networks they Support - Corey Fravert, MHPM - Program Manager, Neuroscience Services, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME


Guidelines for the Treatment of Women and Stroke
Cheryl Bushnell, MD, MHS, FAHA
Associate Professor of Neurology and Director, Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Stroke Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC


Treatment of Stroke Patients That are Taking Novel Anticoagulants
Jesse Weinberger, MD
Professor of Neurology, Director of Neurovascular Laboratory, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY


International Stroke Conference Hot Topics
Scott B. Silverman, MD
Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


Wrap-Up and Adjourn
Charles R. Wira III, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Thursday, October 23, 2014 Agenda
Final Agenda
Welcome, Overview and The NECC Update
Martin S. Gizzi, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman at NJ Neuroscience Institute of JFK Medical Center and School of Health
and Medical Sciences, Seton Hall University, Edison, NJ
 
Case Study: Progression of a Patient From Diagnoses Through Treatment
Matthew S. Siket, MD, MS
 
Co-Director, The Stroke Centers at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
 
Overview of Telestroke and the Hub and Spoke Model
Mark N. Rubin, MD
 
Clinical Instructor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, Divisions Hospital & Vascular Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
 
Internal Facility Telestroke
Steven Rudolph, MD
 
Director, Jaffe Stroke Center, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
 
Four of The NECC States Will Present Their EMS Related Efforts
New York - Anna Colello, Esq. - Director, Regulatory Compliance, Office of Quality & Patient Safety, New York State Department of Health, Rensselaer, NY
 
Massachusetts - Anita Christie - Director, Office of Clinical Prevetive Services, Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention & Control Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA
 
New Jersey - Bil Rosen, BA, CEMSO, CTO, NREMTP - Clinical Coordinator, Capital Health EMS, Trenton, NJ
 
Rhode Island - John H Potvin, BS, EMT-C, EMS I/C - Director, Division of Emergency Medical Services, East Providence Fire Department, East Providence, RI
 
State Breakout Sessions (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI and VT)
 
Connecticut Breakout 
Charles R. Wira, III, MD - Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 
 
Maine Breakout 
Tina Love, RN - Project Manager, Medial Care Development Public Health, Augusta, ME 
 
Massachusetts Breakout 
Anita Christie - Director, Office of Clinical Preventive Services - Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention & Control Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA 
 
New Hampshire Breakout 
Nicole Keefe, RN, BSN - Stroke and Trauma Program Manager, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover, NH 
 
New Jersey Breakout 
James McKinney, MD - Medical Director, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 
 
New York Breakout 
Kate Rose Bobseine, MPH - Program Coordinator, Coverdell Quality Improvement Initiative, New York State Dept. of Health, Rensselaer, NY 
 
Rhode Island Breakout 
John H. Potvin, BS, EMT-C, EMS I/C - Director, Division of Emergency Medical Services, East Providence Fire Dept., East Providence, RI 
 
Vermont Breakout 
Sharon Kenney, RN, CCRC - Stroke Program Coordinator, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
EMS, Stroke Coordinators and Rehabilitation Concurrent Breakout Sessions
 
EMS Breakout Session
 
Types of Strokes and What to Look For
Louise D. McCullough, MD, PhD, FAHA
 
University of Connecticut and The Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
 
Stroke Variants: Atypical Presentations of Stroke Symptoms and Causes That Emergency Medical Technicians and Emergency Department Professionals Can Miss
Joseph Feldman, MD, FACEP
 
Chairman of Emergency Services, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ
 
Stroke Coordinators Breakout Session
 
Improving Door to Needle Times Using Laboratory Performed Bedside Testing
Donna Stringer, RN, CEN
 
Stroke Program Coordinator, Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ
 
Staff Education on Unusual Stroke Presentations Increases Stroke Codes Called and tPA Administration by Nearly 50%
Shirley J. Duane, FNP, CNRN
 
Stroke Coordinator of Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
 
Facilitated Q and A
Karin Nystrom, MSN, APRN, FAHA - Associate Director, Yale-New Haven Stroke Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
 
Assessment and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Disorders After Stroke
Sarah Tartar, PhD
 
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living, Hartford, CT
 
 
Rehabilitation Breakout Session
 
A Physiatrist’s Perspective of Depression After Stroke
Michael W. O'Dell, MD
 
Professor and Chief of Clinical Rehabilitation Services, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
 
Driving After a Stroke
Beth Rolland, OTR, CDRS
 
Advanced Clinical Specialist, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Saddle Brook, NJ
 
 
EMS and Stroke Coordinators Breakout Session
 
EMS Data Documentation Best Practices
Ethan S. Brandler, MD, MPH, FACEP
 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
 
Pre-Notification From EMS Resulting in Activation of a Stroke Team
Angela N. McCall-Brown, MSN, APN, BC
 
Stroke Nurse Practitioner, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ
Jeffrey Egnatovich, MBA, RN, MICP
Nursing Coordinator, Quality/Clinical, Atlantic Health System, Morristown, NJ
 
Rehabilitation Breakout Session
 
Using TeleSpeech for Bedside Evaluation of Swallowing
Nadia Dorval, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist, Baystate Rehabilitation Care, Baystate Health System, Springfield, MA
 
Making the Decision for Sub Acute or Acute Rehabilitation Placement
Joel Stein, MD
 
Simon Baruch Professor and Chair, Deptartment of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Professor and Chief, Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
 
American Stroke Association Awards Presentation
 
 
 
American Stroke Association Community Conscience Award
 
Given annually to an individual or group that has been an advocate for policy change supported by the AHA/ASA to improve stroke systems of care including: prevention, treatment and rehabilitation for stroke patients within the northeast region.
 
 
Arshad Iqbal, MD
 
Director of the Stroke Program, Kent Hospital and Chair, Rhode Island Stroke Task Force, Warwick, RI
 
 
 
C. Miller Fisher, MD Neuroscience Visionary Award
 
Given to an individual in the field of neuroscience, who has significantly contributed to the mission of the American Stroke Association and made clear and lasting contributions to neuroscience. Contributions may focus on the identification and treatment of stroke patients including: research, epidemiology, prevention, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment or other aspects of stroke.
 
 
Mitchell S. V. Elkind, MD, MS, FAAN, FAHA
 
Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, Fellowships Director, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY
 
 
C. Miller Fisher, MD Neuroscience Visionary Keynote Address
 
 
 
 
 
 
Friday, October 24, 2014
 
 
 
The NECC Updates and Work Group Progress
Charles R. Wira, III, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
 
 
Acute Stroke Imaging
Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD
 
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging and Neurosurgery, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Director, Interventional Neuroradiology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
 
Selected Emerging/Best Practice Presentations
 
Direct to CT: Improving Door to Needle Times With the Help of EMS
Jason R. Clum, RN, MBA, SCRN, CNRN
 
Stroke Coordinator, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
 
 
Beyond Basic Recovery: Options Provided by a Stroke Recovery Clinic
Joanne Morello, PT, DPT, CSRS 
 
Inpatient Program Coordinator, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network, Salem, NH
 
Four of The NECC States Will Present Their System Building Related Efforts
 
Connecticut – Statewide Planning - Kristen Hickey, RN, MSN - Stroke Coordinator, Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain and Bradley Campuses, Midstate Medical Center, Meriden, CT 
 
New Hampshire – Building the System Timothy Lukovits, MD - Medical Director, Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 
 
Vermont Mark Gorman, MD - Director, Stroke Program, University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care, Associate Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 
 
Maine – Telestroke and the Networks they Support Corey Fravert, MHPM - Program Manager, Neuroscience Services, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 
 
 
Guidelines for the Treatment of Women and Stroke
Cheryl Bushnell, MD, MHS, FAHA
 
Associate Professor of Neurology and Director, Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Stroke Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
 
Treatment of Stroke Patients That are Taking Novel Anticoagulants
Jesse Weinberger, MD
 
Professor of Neurology, Director of Neurovascular Laboratory, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
International Stroke Conference Hot Topics
Scott B. Silverman, MD
 
Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
 
Wrap-Up and Adjourn
Charles R. Wira III, MD
 
Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Agenda
Final Agenda
Welcome, Overview and The NECC Update
Martin S. Gizzi, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman at NJ Neuroscience Institute of JFK Medical Center and School of Health
and Medical Sciences, Seton Hall University, Edison, NJ
 
Case Study: Progression of a Patient From Diagnoses Through Treatment
Matthew S. Siket, MD, MS
 
Co-Director, The Stroke Centers at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
 
Overview of Telestroke and the Hub and Spoke Model
Mark N. Rubin, MD
 
Clinical Instructor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, Divisions Hospital & Vascular Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
 
Internal Facility Telestroke
Steven Rudolph, MD
 
Director, Jaffe Stroke Center, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
 
Four of The NECC States Will Present Their EMS Related Efforts
New York - Anna Colello, Esq. - Director, Regulatory Compliance, Office of Quality & Patient Safety, New York State Department of Health, Rensselaer, NY
 
Massachusetts - Anita Christie - Director, Office of Clinical Prevetive Services, Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention & Control Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA
 
New Jersey - Bil Rosen, BA, CEMSO, CTO, NREMTP - Clinical Coordinator, Capital Health EMS, Trenton, NJ
 
Rhode Island - John H Potvin, BS, EMT-C, EMS I/C - Director, Division of Emergency Medical Services, East Providence Fire Department, East Providence, RI
 
State Breakout Sessions (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI and VT)
 
Connecticut Breakout 
Charles R. Wira, III, MD - Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 
 
Maine Breakout 
Tina Love, RN - Project Manager, Medial Care Development Public Health, Augusta, ME 
 
Massachusetts Breakout 
Anita Christie - Director, Office of Clinical Preventive Services - Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention & Control Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA 
 
New Hampshire Breakout 
Nicole Keefe, RN, BSN - Stroke and Trauma Program Manager, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover, NH 
 
New Jersey Breakout 
James McKinney, MD - Medical Director, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 
 
New York Breakout 
Kate Rose Bobseine, MPH - Program Coordinator, Coverdell Quality Improvement Initiative, New York State Dept. of Health, Rensselaer, NY 
 
Rhode Island Breakout 
John H. Potvin, BS, EMT-C, EMS I/C - Director, Division of Emergency Medical Services, East Providence Fire Dept., East Providence, RI 
 
Vermont Breakout 
Sharon Kenney, RN, CCRC - Stroke Program Coordinator, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
EMS, Stroke Coordinators and Rehabilitation Concurrent Breakout Sessions
 
EMS Breakout Session
 
Types of Strokes and What to Look For
Louise D. McCullough, MD, PhD, FAHA
 
University of Connecticut and The Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
 
Stroke Variants: Atypical Presentations of Stroke Symptoms and Causes That Emergency Medical Technicians and Emergency Department Professionals Can Miss
Joseph Feldman, MD, FACEP
 
Chairman of Emergency Services, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ
 
Stroke Coordinators Breakout Session
 
Improving Door to Needle Times Using Laboratory Performed Bedside Testing
Donna Stringer, RN, CEN
 
Stroke Program Coordinator, Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ
 
Staff Education on Unusual Stroke Presentations Increases Stroke Codes Called and tPA Administration by Nearly 50%
Shirley J. Duane, FNP, CNRN
 
Stroke Coordinator of Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
 
Facilitated Q and A
Karin Nystrom, MSN, APRN, FAHA - Associate Director, Yale-New Haven Stroke Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
 
Assessment and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Disorders After Stroke
Sarah Tartar, PhD
 
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living, Hartford, CT
 
 
Rehabilitation Breakout Session
 
A Physiatrist’s Perspective of Depression After Stroke
Michael W. O'Dell, MD
 
Professor and Chief of Clinical Rehabilitation Services, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
 
Driving After a Stroke
Beth Rolland, OTR, CDRS
 
Advanced Clinical Specialist, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Saddle Brook, NJ
 
 
EMS and Stroke Coordinators Breakout Session
 
EMS Data Documentation Best Practices
Ethan S. Brandler, MD, MPH, FACEP
 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
 
Pre-Notification From EMS Resulting in Activation of a Stroke Team
Angela N. McCall-Brown, MSN, APN, BC
 
Stroke Nurse Practitioner, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ
Jeffrey Egnatovich, MBA, RN, MICP
Nursing Coordinator, Quality/Clinical, Atlantic Health System, Morristown, NJ
 
Rehabilitation Breakout Session
 
Using TeleSpeech for Bedside Evaluation of Swallowing
Nadia Dorval, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist, Baystate Rehabilitation Care, Baystate Health System, Springfield, MA
 
Making the Decision for Sub Acute or Acute Rehabilitation Placement
Joel Stein, MD
 
Simon Baruch Professor and Chair, Deptartment of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Professor and Chief, Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
 
American Stroke Association Awards Presentation
 
 
 
American Stroke Association Community Conscience Award
 
Given annually to an individual or group that has been an advocate for policy change supported by the AHA/ASA to improve stroke systems of care including: prevention, treatment and rehabilitation for stroke patients within the northeast region.
 
 
Arshad Iqbal, MD
 
Director of the Stroke Program, Kent Hospital and Chair, Rhode Island Stroke Task Force, Warwick, RI
 
 
 
C. Miller Fisher, MD Neuroscience Visionary Award
 
Given to an individual in the field of neuroscience, who has significantly contributed to the mission of the American Stroke Association and made clear and lasting contributions to neuroscience. Contributions may focus on the identification and treatment of stroke patients including: research, epidemiology, prevention, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment or other aspects of stroke.
 
 
Mitchell S. V. Elkind, MD, MS, FAAN, FAHA
 
Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, Fellowships Director, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY
 
 
C. Miller Fisher, MD Neuroscience Visionary Keynote Address
 
 
 
 
 
 
Friday, October 24, 2014
 
 
 
The NECC Updates and Work Group Progress
Charles R. Wira, III, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
 
 
Acute Stroke Imaging
Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD
 
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging and Neurosurgery, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Director, Interventional Neuroradiology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
 
Selected Emerging/Best Practice Presentations
 
Direct to CT: Improving Door to Needle Times With the Help of EMS
Jason R. Clum, RN, MBA, SCRN, CNRN
 
Stroke Coordinator, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
 
 
Beyond Basic Recovery: Options Provided by a Stroke Recovery Clinic
Joanne Morello, PT, DPT, CSRS 
 
Inpatient Program Coordinator, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network, Salem, NH
 
Four of The NECC States Will Present Their System Building Related Efforts
 
Connecticut – Statewide Planning - Kristen Hickey, RN, MSN - Stroke Coordinator, Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain and Bradley Campuses, Midstate Medical Center, Meriden, CT 
 
New Hampshire – Building the System Timothy Lukovits, MD - Medical Director, Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 
 
Vermont Mark Gorman, MD - Director, Stroke Program, University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care, Associate Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 
 
Maine – Telestroke and the Networks they Support Corey Fravert, MHPM - Program Manager, Neuroscience Services, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 
 
 
Guidelines for the Treatment of Women and Stroke
Cheryl Bushnell, MD, MHS, FAHA
 
Associate Professor of Neurology and Director, Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Stroke Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
 
Treatment of Stroke Patients That are Taking Novel Anticoagulants
Jesse Weinberger, MD
 
Professor of Neurology, Director of Neurovascular Laboratory, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
International Stroke Conference Hot Topics
Scott B. Silverman, MD
 
Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
 
Wrap-Up and Adjourn
Charles R. Wira III, MD
 
Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT