Eastern NC Stroke Network Meeting


Eastern NC Stroke Network Meeting
The Eastern North Carolina Stroke Network (ENCSN) is composed of an interprofessional
group of health professionals whose focus is stroke education and stroke patient care. It
is a practice improvement focused opportunity to learn with and from each other to
improve outcomes related to stroke prevention and care.
Vision: The vision of the ENCSN is to be recognized as a leading resource for
voluntary collaboration on stroke best practices in Eastern NC communities.
Mission: The mission of the ENCSN is to improve the prevention, treatment, and
quality of stroke care in Eastern NC through a coordinated regional system.
Values: The values of the ENCSN are prevention, education, and access to
quality care.
Upon completion of this workshop, learners will be able to:
 Describe Stroke Performance Measure Reports
 Demonstrate how PM Reports can be used to create a process improvement plan
 Identify three components of an optimal recovery course for stroke patients
 Discuss two elements that may adversely affect length of stay
 Discuss the COMPASS Study
Eastern NC Stroke
Network Meeting
August 12, 2015
Registration: 9:30 am
Program: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Edwin W. Monroe AHEC Conference Center
Venture Tower Drive, Greenville, NC
Provided in Collaboration by:
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Occupational
Therapists, Speech Therapists, Recreation Therapists, Emergency Medical Service
personnel and others who comprise the interdisciplinary team needed to provide a
comprehensive continuum of care to stroke patients.
Laurie H. Mettam, M.Ed., UNC-CH Department of Epidemiology, CVD Program
Tracy Eskra, MD, VP, Medical Affairs - Clinical Efficiency and Documentation,
Vidant Medical Center
Amanda Hargrove, MSN, RN, ACM, Case Management Services, Vidant Medical Services
Pamela Duncan, PhD, FAPTA, FAHA, Professor of Neurology, Wake Forest Baptist Health
Cheryl Bushnell, MD, MHS, Director, Wake Forest Baptist Stroke Center
Sylvia Coleman, BSN, RN, MPH, CLNC, Manager, North Carolina Stroke Care Collaborative
Sabina Gesell, PhD, Assistant Professor, Wake Forest Baptist Health
Contact Hours: Certificates reflecting 3.75 hours of educational contact will be awarded at the completion of this program.
You must attend 100% of the program to receive credit;
no partial credit will be awarded.
Eastern NC Stroke Network Meeting
Eastern NC Stroke Network Meeting
9:30 am
10:00 am
10:45 am
11:45 am
12:00 pm
2:00 pm
Stroke Data Mining - Finding Nuggets in Performance Measure Reports
Laurie H. Mettam, M.Ed.
Clinical Efficiency for Stroke: Simple or Complex?
Amanda Hargrove, MSN, RN, ACM and Tracy Eskra, MD
Break for Lunch Set Up
Working Lunch (provided)
The “Compass Study”: Comprehensive Post-Acute Stroke Services
Pamela Duncan, PhD, FAPTA, FAHA
Cheryl Bushnell, MD, MHS
Sylvia Coleman, BSN, RN, MPH, CLNC
Sabina Gesell, PhD
Online registration is available at http://eahec.ecu.edu.
There is NO FEE for this meeting.
Participants may fax their completed registration form to (252)744-5229 or mail their
completed registration form to:
Eastern AHEC, Attn: Registration
PO Box 7224
Greenville, NC 27835-7224
Questions about registration or continuing education should be directed to the
Department of Nursing and Allied Health Education at (252) 744-5211.
This program is being held at the Edwin W. Monroe AHEC Conference Center (adjacent to
the Eastern AHEC Office Building-Venture Tower) located on Venture Tower Drive in
Greenville, NC. Parking is available in the lots marked Monroe Conference Center Parking
Only (two rows in front of the building and in the lot located to the right of the building).
Maps at http://eahec.ecu.edu/map_directions.cfm
Individuals with disabilities, requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), should contact the Department of Disability Support Services at (252)
737-1016 (V/TTY) by 48 hours before the meeting.
Please bring a sweater or jacket to ensure your comfort.
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