After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe the roles of the members of the health care team in their respective responsibilities for quality care.
2. Discuss the role of mechanical endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) of posterior circulation of circle of Willis.
3. Debate the role general anesthesia vs monitored anesthesia care (MAC) for AIS in terms of neurological outcome.
4. Explain current concepts of pathophysiology and management of delayed cerebral ischemic (DCI) in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH).
5. Discuss blood pressure targets for patients with AIS and eSAH.


Stanlies D'Souza, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
08/26/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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