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UCI Comprehensive Stroke and Neurocritical Care Symposium:
New Era of Innovation in Stroke Care

Event Description

The 2019 UC Irvine Comprehensive Stroke and Neurocritical Care Symposium:  New Era of Innovation in Stroke Care, 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, October 26, 2019
Location: The Doubletree by Hilton, 100 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868
Time: 7 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Keynote Speakers

  • Jeffrey Saver, MD
    Professor, Department of Neurology
    Director, Stroke Center
    University of California Los Angeles

  • Dawn M. Meyer, PhD, FNP-C
    Stroke Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner
    Associate Professor, Dept of Neurosciences
    University of California San Diego

  • Michael Alexander, MD
    Professor and Vice Chairman
    Department of Neurosurgery
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA


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 is closed

Room Reservations

To book guest rooms, please book through the DoubleTree by Hilton website.

To receive the discounted rate:

  1. Submit dates needed on the left-hand side under arrival/departure
  2. Click “add special rate codes”
  3. Type LDTCVC under “Group code”
  4. Click check rooms & rates
  5. Select the room type and continue the reservation

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify best practice in acute management/ treatment for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Discuss the need for specific cerebrovascular endovascular expertise when caring for intracranial disease.
  • Identify best practices in facilitating recovery for the stroke patient.
  • Describe current evidence-based research on secondary stroke prevention.


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. 19, 2019 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after Oct. 19, 2019 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. 19, 2019.