The Inaugural Neurosciences Conference

Date & Location
Thursday, August 23, 2018, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM, UAMS I Dodd Wilson, Little Rock, AR

This one-day conference will provide health care professionals with the latest updates on advanced stroke care. This program will have a focus on the most up to date practices and challenges that are common for stroke treatment.

  1. Discuss the difference in the types of Joint Commission Certified Stroke Centers.
  2. Employ the new 2018 AHA Stroke Guidelines.
  3. Discuss the types of IR procedures beneficial for Stroke patients.
  4. Demonstrate the necessary knowledge to treat IPH patients that need anticoagulation reversal.
  5. Discuss the purpose of ARSAVES.
  6. Identify the appropriate time for a coiling vs clipping for SAH.
  7. Discuss the goals of rehabilitation for stroke patients.
  8. Discuss when to involve Palliative Care.
  9. Discuss why ambulance services go to one hospital vs another hospital.


*Pre-registration ends August 16, 2018.

Registration Fees

Early Registration

(May 15 – July 22, 2018)

Regular Registration

(July 23 – August 16, 2018)




RNs and APRNs



Other HCPs



NOTICE FOR UAMS EMPLOYEES- If you would like to attend this conference, please contact the UAMS Office of Continuing Education at to register.  


In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Designation Statement

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 ANCC contact hours.  Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

These knowledge based activities will provide pharmacists up to 7.0 contact hours or 0.7 CEU.  CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance and completion of the program evaluation, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion.

Physical Therapy

This program has been approved for 7.0 continuing education hours for physical therapists by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy. 

Other Health Care Professionals

Many allied health care licensing boards will often accept attendance at a CME activity approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, if the topics are within the healthcare professional’s scope of practice.

There is no guarantee that attendance at this activity will be accepted by your licensing board to fulfill your CE requirements. You are responsible for sending the documentation of attendance to your licensing board.