Nursing symposium highlights leading-edge techniques

Explore innovative best clinical practices in the stroke continuum of care on Tuesday, Jan. 23, during the State-of-the-Science Stroke Nursing Symposium at ISC 2018. The daylong symposium will feature a plenary program and breakout sessions for nursing, rehabilitation and healthcare professionals who work with patients and families in all phases of stroke treatment.

Leaders in the stroke nursing and rehabilitation field will present the latest information on treating and managing stroke patients from the time they enter the hospital in the emergency department through rehabilitation. Topics will include:

  • The integration of mission lifeline severity-based stroke triage algorithm into stroke systems of care
  • Stroke bundled payment for care improvement: experiences and unexpected outcomes at three organizations
  • Evidence-based strategies for preventing stroke and stroke complications
  • Acute care: advances in clinical research, practice and quality improvement
  • Rehabilitation and recovery: facilitating admission, progression and discharge for stroke

For registration and housing information, visit (Note: There is a separate registration fee to attend the Stroke Nursing Symposium.)