ARMC Will Host Stroke Summit for Health Care Professionals

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By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– Arrowhead Regional Medical Center will be hosting a Stroke Summit for health care professionals including physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, and all allied health care professionals.

As a Primary Stroke Center, ARMC serves as a resource for health care professionals in the region. The summit, “A Multifaceted Approach to Improving Patient Outcomes,” will feature experts who will present the latest guidelines for stroke diagnosis and treatment.

  • Some of the topics to be covered in the summit include:
  • Stroke core measures in the Emergency Room
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA)
  • Neuro-Intervention: A Review and What is New
  • New advancements in stroke care

The summit will be held from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., on Friday, November 7, 2014. Registration begins promptly at 7 a.m. It will be held at the Oak Conference Room, Main Lobby, First Floor, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, 400 N. Pepper Avenue in Colton.

For more information, call 909-580-6252.

ARMC, a university affiliated teaching hospital, is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full range of inpatient and outpatient services including a Level II trauma center, mobile medical clinic, and a regional burn center. ARMC’s Primary Stroke Center first earned certification by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program as a Level 1 Primary Stroke Center in 2010. For more information about ARMC, go to: www.arrowheadmedcenter.org.

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