Schedule

Thursday, June 15 (STROKE DAY)

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Time
Description
Room Name

7:30 – 8:00 am

Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitor Set-up

GB Foyer & Veranda BR

8:00 – 8:10 am

Welcome and State of the State of Minnesota

Albert Tsai, PhD
GB CTR/W

8:10 – 9:00 am

Keynote: Different Strokes for Different Folks: Prehospital Stroke Identification and Triage

Jason McMullan, MD: University of Cincinnati, Associate Professor- Department of Emergency Medicine, Associate Director- Division of EMS, Director- Fellowship in EMS Medicine
GB CTR/W

9:10 – 10:30 am

Concurrent Session 1

Stranger Things

– or –

GB East A
9:10-9:50
9:50-10:30
Life is Like a Box of Chocolates
GB East B
9:10-9:50
9:50-10:30

10:30 – 10:50 am

Refreshments / Exhibits / Hands-On Center

Veranda BR

10:50 – 12:10 pm

Concurrent Session 2

It’s Go Time
GB East A
10:50-11:30
11:30-12:10

– or –

Now What?
 GB East B
10:50-11:30
11:30-12:10

12:10 – 1:10 pm

Lunch / Exhibits

Garden Court Poolside / Veranda BR

1:10 – 3:10 pm

Concurrent Session 3

Sustain the Gain

– or –

GB East A
1:10-1:50
1:50-2:30
2:30-3:10
All Hands on Deck
GB East B
1:10-1:50
1:50-2:15
2:15-2:40
2:40-3:05

3:10 – 3:30 pm

Refreshments / Exhibits / Hands-On Center

 Veranda BR

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Crossfire Debate: Closest Hospital vs. Direct to Comprehensive Stroke Center

 Asaithambi Presentation               Hussein Presentation               Hussein Rebuttal
Ganesh Asaithambi, MD and Haitham Hussein, MD
GB CTR/W

4:00 – 4:45 pm

American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines Awards

GB CTR/W

 

Panel Discussion: Ethical Issues in Stroke Care

Diane Chappuis, MD: Rehabilitation; Kari Olson, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BS : Fairview Southdale Hospital;  Joseph Sicora, MD: Palliative Care & Hospice; Thomas Wyatt, MD, FACEP: Emergency Medicine
GB CTR/W

4:45 pm

Social Hour in Crescent Lounge for Networking!

Crescent Lounge
(1st Floor)

Friday, June 16 (CARDIAC DAY)

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Time
Description
Room Name

7:30 – 8:00 am

Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitor Set-up

GB Foyer & Veranda BR

8:00 – 8:10 am

Welcome and State of State of Minnesota

James Peacock, PhD
GB CTR/W

8:10 – 9:00 am

Keynote: Considerations for PCI vs. lytic therapy in STEMI

Scott Mikesell, DO, FACC, FSCAI, FSVM: St. Luke’s Cardiology Associates, Cardiac Catheterization Lab Director, Adjunct assistant professor at the University of Minnesota- Duluth Medical School
GB CTR/W

9:10 – 10:30 am

Concurrent Session 1

Change is the only constant

– or –

GB East A
9:10-9:50
9:50-10:30
Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
GB East B
9:10-10:30

10:30 – 10:50 am

Refreshments / Exhibits

 Veranda BR

10:50 – 12:10 pm

Concurrent Session 2

I Do Not Think it Means What You Think it Means

– or –

GB East A
10:50-11:30
11:30-12:10
 

 

“Shock” Through the Heart
GB East B
10:50-11:30
11:30-12:10

12:10 – 1:00 pm

Lunch / Exhibits

Garden Court Poolside / Veranda BR

1:00 – 2:20 pm

Concurrent Session 3

 

 

Laughter is the best medicine

– or –

GB East A
1:00-1:40
1:40-2:20
 

 

Stayin’ Alive
GB East B
1:00-1:40
1:40-2:20

2:20 – 2:40pm

Refreshments / Exhibits

 Veranda BR

2:40 – 4:00 pm

Concurrent Session 4

 

 

The Immortal Man

– or –

GB East A
2:40-3:20
3:20-4:00
 

 

It Takes a Village

GB East B
2:40-3:20
3:20-4:00

4:10 – 5:00 pm

American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines Awards/ Designation and Certification

Mindy Cook, BSN
GB CTR/W

Panel Discussion: Ethics in the care of Cardiovascular Emergencies

Scott Mikesell, MD; Marc Conterato, MD, FACEP; Emily Caldwell, RN
GB CTR/W

5:00 pm

Adjourn– Thank You for Joining Us!