This one-day course for healthcare professionals provides an overview of using neuroimaging and mechanical thrombectomy to treat people who have had a stroke.
This course is run by the UCL Institute of Neurology in Queen Square.
You'll learn about:
- methods for quantifying the impact of a stroke using advanced imaging techniques – from penumbral and core infarct size to methods of imaging recovery from stroke
- using CT and MRI scans to evaluate infarcts and haemorrhages
- the benefits and applications of mechanical thrombectomy
Lecture topics will include:
- Cerebral anatomy
- Imaging stroke recovery
- Ischaemic stroke
- Haemorrhagic stroke
- Introduction to imaging for stroke
- Endovascular treatment
Who this course is for
This course is suitable for:
- doctors in training
- stroke consultants
- allied health professionals working in stroke medicine
Teaching, structure and certificates
The course involves interactive lectures given by experts in the field.
You'll also have the opportunity to present a case of interest for discussion.
You'll be provided with supporting reading material at the end of the course.
This course forms part of the four-day course Neuroimaging and Pathophysiology of Stroke.
You'll receive a certificate of attendance.
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- select the appropriate imaging modality to evaluate a stroke case
- identify the affected artery on the basis of a clinical stroke syndrome
- evaluate the current evidence for endovascular treatment and common complications of this treatment
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Professor David Werring
David is Professor of Clinical Neurology at UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at UCLH and The National Hospital, Queen Square. He runs a specialist outpatient service for patients with cerebral small vessel disease and a one-stop intracranial haemorrhage clinic at Queen Square with same-day neuroimaging, neuropsychological assessment, specialist nurse and consultant opinions.
Dr Sumanjit Gill
Sumanjit is a Consultant Stroke Physician and Senior Teaching Fellow at UCL Institute of Neurology. She developed the Stroke MSc course and is now the course co-director. She's on the faculty of the IMPACT course as both a teacher and curriculum developer. Her clinical work in Stroke services involves the whole patient journey, from acute care through to the recovery phase.
Previous participants have said:
"Sessions were excellent – lots of useful clinical information presented very clearly."
"Overall excellent presentations with evidence based data - many thanks for organising."
Course information last modified: 03 Dec 2018, 10:24