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Sixth Annual Conference of the Oregon Stroke Network

Portland Adventist Medical Center
10123 SE Market Street
Portland, OR 97216

Nursing Conference Day, September 13, 2012 12:00-5:00pm

Management of the Stroke Patient
Sandy Dancer, RN-C, MS, ANP-C; Providence Health & Services

Clinical Trials: Why we do what we do
Jane Spencer, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, PCCN St. Alphonsus Medical Center, Boise

In-House Strokes: Case Studies
Pam Almandinger BSN, RN, CNRN Adventist Medical Center & Karen Ellmers RN, MS, CCNS; OHSU

Rural/Urban Stroke Care Panel
Nursing and EMS speaker panel Map

Multi-Disciplinary Conference Day, September 14, 2012 - 8:00am-4:30PM

After taking part in this symposium participants will be better able to:

  • Identify strategies for participation in collaborative teams both urban and rural to reduce stroke burden throughout Oregon
  • Identify strategies related acute stroke treatment and secondary prevention
  • Identify strategies to implement public policies that support stroke systems of care and improve health outcomes for stroke patients

Opening and Year in Review
Dr. Ted Lowenkopf, Providence Stroke Center

New Anticoagulants Promise or Peril
Dr. Tom DeLoughery, OHSU

Brain Repair After Stroke
Dr. Steven Cramer, Univ. CA, Irvine

Differences in Rural vs Urban Stroke Care: Panel Discussion/Case Studies
(Physician Providers) Speaker confirmations pending

Legislating State-Wide Stroke Care: Our Role
Stephanie Tama-Sweet, AHA; Dr. Ted Lowenkopf

Keynote- t-PA: Outside Conventional Guidelines
Dr. David Tong, CA Pacific Medical Center

Counterpoint: Dr. Hormozd Bozorgchami & Dr. Wayne Clark, OHSU

Concurrent Breakout Sessions: (how/what/where/when/why)

  1. Comprehensive Stroke Centers
  2. Telestroke - for Providers and Administrators
  3. Pre-Hospital / Acute Care

Wrap up summary and next steps

OSN Annual Membership/business meeting Introduction and confirmation of OSN Board & Officers


Hotels are near the airport.

Shilo Inn Portland Airport (503) 252-7500

Marriott Courtyard 1-503-252-3200

Candlewood ($79 per night) 1-503-255-4003


Download Adventist Medical Center Map
Directions to Adventist Medcial Center


NURSING: EARLY / LATE REGISTRATION (Before 8-17-12/after 8-17-12)
$40 / $50 Nursing day only
(TH 9/13/12)
$85 / $100 Both days (TH & FRI 9/13-14/12)
Approx 4 hrs CEU pending approval
(Before 8-17-12/after 8-17-12)
$75 / $85 Non-Physician
$100 / $125 Physician
Approx 6 hrs CME pending approval

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please email questions to OSN@oregonstrokenetwork.org

Contact the Oregon Stroke Network at OSN@oregonstrokenetwork.org
Oregon Stroke Network, Inc. is a non-profit organization.