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SCHOOLS Diagnosis and Treatment of Stroke
in South Carolina:
An Application of Tele-Medicine

Date of Posting: April 12, 2011
Date of Expiration: April 11, 2014

Presenter: Robert J. Adams, MS. MD., is a Professor of Neuroscience and University Eminent Scholar, College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, He is the Director of the South Carolina Center of Economic Excellence for Stroke and the Director of the MUSC Stroke Center.
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Robert J. Adams, MD will lead a discussion on the "Diagnosis and Treatment of Stroke in South Carolina: An Application of Tele-Medicine".


At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Assess the process for accurate diagnosis of stroke and implement this process into your practice.
• Evaluate current recommendations on stroke treatment.
• Apply Tele-Medicine strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke.

Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants


Disclosure Statement

In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting at this educational activity is required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in thehealthcare industry.

Dr. Robert Adams – Speakers Bureau: - Novartis and Penumbra; Ownership/Interest - REACH Call, Inc Consultant/Advisory Board – Novartis. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices are asked to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.

Credit Statement

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education though the joint sponsorship of Medical University of South Carolina and the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium. The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

For additional information, contact Ragan DuBose-Morris, Director of Learning Services, for the South Carolina AHEC at duboser@musc.edu or 843-792-9429.

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