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Stroke Symposium

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Event Details

Members of the stroke team will discuss signs, symptoms and causes of stroke. Browse a variety of vendors for helpful information.

Vendors open at 8:30, speakers are from 9:00-1:00

9 am - Award Presentation American Heart Association
9:15 am - Stroke is an Emergency
Robert Scott - Paramedic, PI EMS Director Hobart Fire Department

9:45 am - Stroke 101
Mark Simaga, MD, Neurologist, Medical Director of the Stroke Center

10:45 - 11:15 am - Break/Lunch

11:15 am - A-Fib A Common & Preventable Cause of Stroke
Samer Ajam, MD

12:15 pm - Rehabilitation
After Stroke: A Patient’s Perspective
Acute Rehabilitation Team
St. Mary Medical Center

12:45 pm - Get Your Plate in Shape
Chef Ryan C. Smith
St. Mary Medical Center

FREE Health Screenings (from 8:30-1:00):
-Lipid Profile Screening*
-A1-C Glucose Screening*
-Body Composition
-Blood Pressure
*(12-hour fasting recommended)

Vendor Booths:
Stroke education booths provided by a variety of healthcare specialists and leaders in the areas of stroke prevention, detection and treatment.

Raffle prizes and refreshments.