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UCI Comprehensive Stroke and Neurocritical Care Symposium:
Innovation in Stroke Care

Event Description

Innovation in Stroke Care, the 2018 UCI Health Comprehensive Stroke and Neurocritical Care symposium, offers an update on the latest advances in stroke care and research.

Improving stroke patient outcomes requires a multifaceted approach that includes pre-hospital, acute care, intensive care unit (ICU) management and rehabilitation care, as well as the patient's reintegration into the community.

This conference is designed to improve the knowledge and performance of healthcare providers who treat patients with stroke and cerebrovascular disease.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
Location: The Doubletree by Hilton, 100 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868
Time: 7 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Keynote Speakers

  • Robert F. Spetzler, MD
    J.N. Harber Chairman Emeritus of Neurological Surgery
    Director Emeritus of the Barrow Neurological Institute
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Gregory W. Albers, MD
    Coyote Foundation Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
    Stroke Center Director, Stanford University
    Palo Alto, CA

Special Guest

  • Ted Baxter
    Author of Relentless: How a Massive Stroke Changed My Life for the Better

View the program agenda ›


Registration fees include breakfast and lunch.

  • $125 — Physicians
  • $85 — Nurses and all other allied healthcare professionals
  • $75 — UCI Health nursing staff
  • $25 — Emergency Medical Services providers
  • Complimentary — Residents and fellows
  • $1,500 — Exhibitor fee

Registration has been closed.

Room Reservations

Guests who reserve rooms online at the Doubletree by Hilton will receive a 15 percent discount at the time of booking.

To receive the discounted rate:

  • Submit reservation dates on left hand side under arrival/departure
  • Click on “add special rate codes”
  • Type CVC under promotion/offer code
  • Click on"cCheck rooms & rates"
  • Select room type and continue the reservation process

Learning Objectives

After completing the learning activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify best practice in acute treatment for stroke
  • Discuss the role of multidisciplinary care in stroke
  • Examine the latest advances in surgical and endovascular intervention and ICU management of the hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke patient
  • Discuss innovations in stroke care


For questions or more information, please contact Johanna Williams at or call 714-456-7637.

Cancellation Policy

A refund of registration fees may be requested by sending a request to

Cancellations made on or before Oct. 31, 2018 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after Oct. 31, 2018 will be subject to a 75 percent cancellation fee.

Accreditation Statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A non-physician certificate of attendance for CEU purposes will be provided. Each AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ translates into one nursing CEU. The California Board of Registered Nursing offers reciprocal credit for attendance at activities that provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

EMS: This course has been approved for 7 hours of Continuing Education by UC Irvine Medical Center, an approved California EMS CE Provider, 30-0024, and is instructor based.

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the University of California CME Consortium to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME activities. Full disclosure of conflicts and conflict resolutions will be made prior to the activity in writing via handout materials, insert or syllabus.

ADA Statement

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs. If you have any special requests, please contact Johanna Williams at or call 714-456-7637 by Oct. 31, 2018.