Presenter: Edward Jauch, MD, MS, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Emergency Medicine and in the Department of Neurosciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He received his MS degree in biomechanical engineering from Cornell University in 1985 and received his MD degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1993. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Cincinnati, including a year as Chief Resident.
Dr. Jauch was formerly on faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine and on the Greater Cincinnati /Northern Kentucky Stroke team until 2008. Dr. Jauch was recruited to MUSC to help develop the new residency program in Emergency Medicine, assist in the creation of a Comprehensive Stroke Center at MUSC, help establish MUSC's REACH Telemedicine Program (a state-wide acute stroke telemedicine network to improve rapid diagnosis and treatment), and co-direct the development of a state-wide stroke system of care though the South Carolina Department of Health. Dr. Jauch is very well known in the field of acute stroke research, leading or participating in numerous phase II and III stroke trials over the past 15 years. He is extensively published in the area of neurologic emergencies. Dr. Jauch also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Leadership Committee for the American Stroke Association and Chairs the ACEP Research Committee.
Edward C Jauch, MD will lead a discussion on the "Stroke: The First 3+ Hours Initial Mangement
Implications for the Emergency Department".
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Evaluate current information regarding the acute clinical management of stroke.
- Implement appropriate strategies for clinical response to stroke within the first 3 hours.
- List clinical and outcome benefits of aggressive early treatment of strokes.
Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants