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2019 Feinberg Award Lecture | A Brief History of Recent Innovations in Stroke Care

Patrick D. Lyden, MD, the 2019 recipient of the William M Feinberg Award for Excellence in Clinical Stroke, provides a brief history of the use of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) and other innovations in stroke care as part the award lecture he presented during ISC 2019.

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Science News 2019 Scientific Sessions
11/16/2019 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2019. Nov. 16-18, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.
2019 Clinical Performance & Quality Measures for Adults With High Blood Pressure
11/12/2019 | Recent data indicates more than 100 million Americans currently have high blood pressure (HBP); of those taking antihypertensive medicati...
Subclinical and Device-Detected Atrial Fibrillation: Pondering the Knowledge Gap
11/07/2019 | Subclinical AF (SCAF) is associated with at least a two-fold increased risk of stroke and almost six-fold increased risk of progressing t...

International Stroke Conference 2020

Nursing Symposium: Feb. 18, 2020
Pre-Con Symposia: Feb. 18, 2020
Sessions: Feb. 19–21, 2020
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Registration opens in October

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Vascular Cognitive Impairment

This online course provides the most current and comprehensive scope of knowledge in the early assessment and management of vascular cognitive impairment. The presentations from experts in the field will challenge and expand on contemporary patient care across the age continuum. Register Today!

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Stroke Council

Peter D. Panagos, MD The American Heart Association’s mission is "to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives." The Stroke Council, one of 16 scientific councils within the American Heart Association, is uniquely dedicated to advancing the science of stroke prevention, treatment and recovery through research and education.

Peter D. Panagos, MD
Chair, Stroke Council

International Stroke Conference       Stroke       Stroke Council Awards

Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN)

Cynthia M. Dougherty, ARNP, PhD, FAHA, FAAN

Through the valued expertise of our members we are able to accelerate the discovery, interpretation, and application of scientific knowledge to enhance cardiovascular health and treat cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The CVSN Council plays an essential role in the overall mission of American Heart Association through helping to develop scientific statements and advisories, determining the nature and scope of professional education activities, providing scientific expertise and conducting research as well as promoting translation/application of new knowledge and evidence-base practices in clinical settings.

Cynthia M. Dougherty, ARNP, PhD, FAHA, FAAN
Chair, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing
 

Scientific Sessions      International Stroke Conference       Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing       CVSN Council Awards
 

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