Advancing Innovation and Outcomes in Neurosciences IV: The Future of Cerebrovascular Care

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*****Online registration is now closed. Seats are still available and onsite registration will take place Friday morning starting at 10:30 AM.*****

The goal of this meeting is to improve the care of neurological/neurosurgical patients. The event will highlight scientific accomplishments and provide an interactive forum to discuss the clinical science efforts and neurosurgery innovations, with a focus on the future of Cerebrovascular care. The comprehensive program will discuss all components that are critical to managing patients, improving clinical outcomes and novel treatment options. The event and its associated topics are meant to enhance the evolving field of cerebrovascular care and neurosurgery for physicians and healthcare providers.

Myers Park Country Club
2415 Roswell Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209

11:00-11:15am Introduction/Welcome/Lunch Opens - Anthony Asher, MD
Session 1
11:15-11:35am The Evolution of Care Paradigms in Cerebral Endovascular Surgery - Joe Bernard, MD
11:35-11:40am Q&A
11:45-12:05pm A Novel Model for a Comprehensive Stroke Network - Andrew Asimos, MD
12:05-12:10pm Q&A
12:15-12:45pm A Career Perspective in Neurovascular Surgery - Craig VanDerVeer, MD
12:45-12:55pm Q&A
12:55-1:15pm Break & Lunch Closes
Session 2
1:15-2:05pm "Pushing the Boundaries of Cerebrovascular Surgery" Robert Spetzler, MD - Honored Guest Lecturer
2:05-2:15pm Q&A
2:20-4:00pm Interactive Panel Discussion and Case Reviews - Moderator: Anthony Asher, MD & Case Presentations: Tyler Atkins, MD & John Parish, MD
Panelists: Scott Wait, MD; Joe Bernard, MD; Craig VanDerVeer,MD; Andrew Asimos, MD; Tim Adamson, MD; Robert Spetzler, MD; Jonathan Clemente, MD; Rahul Karamchandani, MD; Jeff Bodle, MD; Vinay Deshmukh, MD
4:00pm Closing Remarks - Anthony Asher, MD
Lunch buffet will be open from 11:00am - 1:00pm

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC, Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, and Carolinas HealthCare System Neurosciences Institute. Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs: The Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU Statement
Other Professionals: This Live Activity fulfills the requirement for .43 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), representing 4.25 contact hours.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)
This activity is jointly provided by Charlotte AHEC, Carolina NeuroSurgery and Spine Associates, and Carolinas HealthCare System Neurosciences Institute.

4.16 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Contact Hours will be provided to nurses who attend at least 90% of the conference.
No partial credit will be awarded.

Charlotte AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education contact by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure
Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the activity.

ADA Statement
If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the American with Disabilities Act in order to attend this conference, please call Kiley Hendrickson at 704.512.6577 or by email at

Disclaimer: By registering for the program, you authorize Charlotte AHEC to release your name, city and state to attending commercial supporters. Please contact the program support listed below if you have any questions or concerns.


  • Identify 2 major advancements in the last decade gained from reduced delays in endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke
  • Identify 1 clinical advancements related neurointerventional treatments from ruptured aneurysms
  • Describe the clinical outcomes as a results current of stroke triage algorithms


Kiley Hendrickson, BS, 704-512-6577


Oct 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
11:00 AM
4.25 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
0.43 - CEU
4.16 - CNE Contact Hours
Myers Park Country Club
Oct 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Myers Park Country Club
Mid-level Practitioners/Nurses/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals
CNSA Employees (must register with CNSA email address)
Exhibitor Fee
CNE Contact Hours
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit