2013 North Dakota STEMI & Acute Stroke Conference

Updated:Jun 27,2013
Mission: Lifeline logo

May 29-30, 2013 North Dakota STEMI and Acute Stroke Conference


Day 1 - May 29, 2013 
ND CAH Quality Network and ND Stroke Program   Jody Ward, RN, MS, APH
Flex Coordinator, ND Center for Rural Health
Minot, ND
ND Stroke GWTG® Data Update  Pamela Moe, RN, BA, CPHQ
Quality and Systems Improvement Director, ND & SD
American Heart Association

Kathleen O'Neil, MHA
Regional VP of Quality & Systems Improvement, Chicago, IL
American Heart Association
ICAHN"s Stroke Initiative: 2009-2013 and beyond    Peggy Jones
Consultant for Stroke & STEMI Systems of Care, Chicago, IL
Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network
Secondary Stroke Prevention and the Role of Health Care Providers     Jerilyn Alexander, RN
Stroke/STEMI Coordinator
Trinity Hospital
Advances in Stroke Treatment     Dr. Ziad Darkhabani, MD
Interventional Neurology
Essentia Health, Fargo, ND
NIH Stroke Scale and Tips for tPA Administration    Molly Byrne, RN, BSN, CCRC
Stroke Program Coordinator
Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND
Stroke Assessment and Screening Techniques   

12-Lead ECG and STEMI Basics   
Tom Bouthillet
Fire Captain, Paramedic
Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue, SC
Day 2 - May 30 
ND Mission: Lifeline STEMI State of the State   

Collaboration in Building a Regional STEMI System  
Dr. Jeffrey A. Sather, MD, FACEP
Chief of Medicine
Medical Director, Emergency Trauma Center
Trinity Healthy, Minot, ND

Mindy Cook, RN, BSN
Mission: Lifeline Director, ND & MN
American Heart Association
Therapeutic Hypothermia: What It Is and How It Works...   Dr. Richard A. Howard Jr., MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist
Sanford Health, Bismarck, ND

Noelle Riehl, RN, BSN, MSN, EMT-I, CCCC
STEMI  Coordinator
Sanford Health, Bismarck, ND
Mission: Lifeline - Relationships® - Improved Outcomes  Lori Hollowell, RN, BSN
National Quality Systems Improvement Consultant
Mission: Lifeline and ACTION Registry-GWTG, SC
American Heart Association
Fibrinolytic Therapy in STEMI    Dr. Rabeea Aboufakher, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiologist
Altru Health System, Grand Forks, ND
How to Optimize Rural Triage and Transport: MHI Level 1
MI program 10 years later
Dr. Timothy D. Henry, MD, FACC
Director of Research
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, MN
Growing Pains for STEMI Systems of Care...Lessons Learned and Vision for the Future     Richard Mullvain, RPH, BCPS(AQC), CCPC
STEMI Program Manager
Essentia Health/St. Mary's Medical Center,
Duluth, MN

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