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Update on Hospital Stroke Designation
Presenter: James H. Bledsoe, MD Dr. James H. Bledsoe is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University with a BS in chemistry. He is a graduate of UAMS School of Medicine and did a residency in surgery at UAMS. Dr. Bledsoe served in the US Air Force attaining the rank of major. He is presently the State Medical Director for EMS.
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on Hospital Stroke Designation.

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about Hospital Stroke Designation and how it pertains to their respective profession

Speaker Bio

 

Dr. James H. Bledsoe is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University with a BS in chemistry.
He is a graduate of UAMS School of Medicine and did a residency in surgery at UAMS. Dr. Bledsoe served in the US Air Force attaining the rank of major. He is presently the State Medical Director for EMS.  

 

Release and Expiration Dates:

09/08/2016 - 09/08/2019

Speaker Disclosures
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CME activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Planners:                                                             Peer Reviewers:

Tina Benton, RN                                                     Kim Miller, CHES/MCHES
Renee Joiner, RN                                                   Susan Smith Dodson, RN
Susan Smith Dodson, RN
Kim Miller, MCHES

Speakers:

James H. Bledsoe, MD

Objectives:

1. Establish need for timely access to proper stroke treatment facilities.
2. Identify latest treatments available.
3. Identify locations of major stroke centers.

Instructions to obtain credit:

  1. Complete the pre-test
  2. View the entire activity online
  3. Check completion box
  4. Complete the post-test (must pass the post-test to receive credit)
  5. Complete Evaluation
  6. Print certificate or transcript (Available in the “My Profile” tab).

 

ANCC Accreditation Statement:
Center of Distance Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation

 

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Designation Statement 
The UAMS College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

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It is the policy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all directly or jointly provided educational activities. All individuals who are in a position to control the content of the educational activity (course/activity directors, planning committee members, staff, teachers, or authors of CE) must disclose all relevant financial relationships they have with any commercial interest(s) as well as the nature of the relationship. Financial relationships of the individual’s spouse or partner must also be disclosed, if the nature of the relationship could influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CE. The ACCME describes relevant financial relationships as those in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest. Individuals who refuse to disclose will be disqualified from participation in the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CE activity.


Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
15 Registered Users
Credits
1 Hours> Non-Accredited

1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 CECH> University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences> National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.