American Stroke  Month 2022

Together We Can Improve Stroke Care

For nearly 100 years, the American Heart Association has been fighting stroke to help families and communities thrive. During the month of May, we have assembled a curriculum of webinars to bring additional stroke-focused learning to professionals across the country. Together we can improve the quality of care for stroke patients.

Evolution of Current Endovascular Approaches to Acute Stroke 

Tuesday, May 3  |   1:00pm EST

The evolution of endovascular treatment options for acute stroke over the last several years has been both rapid and revolutionary. The goal of this talk is to provide a historical overview of the different iterations of endovascular intervention as well as to describe the current landscape of the field today.

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Clots and Coffee- “Who Needs a Refill?"

Thursday, May 12  |  12:00pm EST

Round 2 of last year’s highly popular webinar. Speakers from Penn State Hershey Comprehensive Stroke Center will share their engaging methods of education improvement to unite systems of care. Complete with costumes and gameshow-style questions, this webinar will help attendees bring effective learning methods to their own organizations for greater impact in quality stroke care. 

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Nursing’s Role in Successful Stroke Care Transitions Across the Continuum

Tuesday, May 17th  |  1:00 pm EST

Presenters Michelle Camicia, PhD, RN, CRRN, CCM, NEABC, FARN, FAHA, FAAN and Barbara J. Lutz, PhD, RN, CRRN, PHNA-BC, FAHA, FAAN will discuss cross-setting issues in stroke care and provide recommendations to leverage nursing’s impact in optimizing outcomes for stroke survivors and families across the continuum.

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A Conversation With Stroke Survivor & Former American Heart Employee Amy Graham

Thursday, May 19  |  1:00pm EST

Amy Graham will share her story after surviving a stroke after heart surgery. Amy lends her unique perspective, informed by a long-standing career in stroke care. Today, Amy serves as the System Stroke Manager and Clinical Effectiveness at TriHealth-Cincinnati and prior to that she worked in Quality for the American Heart Association.

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Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Customer Office Hours

Wednesday, May 25  |  12:00pm EST

Join us for a special Stroke Month edition of Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Customer Office Hours. In this quarter’s research-focused webinar, we’ll review procedures for utilizing GWTG data for research, highlight ISC 2022 poster presentations featuring GWTG-Stroke data, and demonstrate how attendees can drill down into their own data to identify topics for hospital research and performance improvement
 
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