The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

Continuing Education and Professional Development

Sixth Annual Stroke Symposium:
Rehabilitation across the Continuum of Care

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
UT Conference Center
Knoxville, Tennessee
Jointly provided by the UT Graduate School of Medicine and the UT Medical Center Brain and Spine Institute



Conference Overview

Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the United States.  Among Medicare patients discharged with a stroke diagnosis:  24% are discharged to an inpatient rehabilitation facility, 31% are discharged to a skilled nursing facility, and among those discharged home 32% require home health services.   Rehabilitation after stroke is a lifelong process requiring input from a multidisciplinary team. 

In response to the opportunity for improved care across transitions in relation to rehabilitation services and the request of past participants, the 6th Annual Stroke Symposium will address topics related to rehabilitation after stroke.  

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for members of the multidisciplinary stroke team.  Physicians practicing in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Internal Medicine. advanced practice nurses, staff nurses, physical, occupational, and speech therapists and other healthcare professionals involved in the prevention and treatment of stroke are encouraged to attend.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program the participant should be able to

Registration Fees

Early Registration (through June 9, 2014)
Early Registration (through August 5, 2014)

Registration (after August 5, 2014)


class="alignleft frame">This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and the University of Tennessee Medical Center Brain and Spine Institute.  The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Education Credits

AMA:The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

TPTA:The Tennessee Physical Therapy Association has approved this course to provide a maximum of .675 CEUs (6.75 contact hours).  The Approval Number #5717 for Class 1 Continuing Competency Requirement.

AOTAAOTA: The Sixth Annual Stroke Symposium has been granted single-course approval by The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) for 0.65 CEUs.  The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

PAs, NPs and Nurses: Physician Assistants, Nurses Practitioners and Nurses may use these credit hours toward certification renewal. This credit is acceptable by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Nurses Credentialing Association (ANCC) and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). 

Allied Health Professionals: Professional associations may choose to convert the hours earned to contact hours.  Please contact your certifying board to ensure these credit hours will be accepted.

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