Trainings & Conferences – Minnesota Stroke Conference

Trainings & Conferences
2017 Minnesota Stroke and Cardiac Conference
June 15 & 16, 2017

Call for Presentation Proposals

2017 Minnesota Stroke and Cardiac Conference Presentation Proposal Submission form

Posting Date: October 17, 2016
Extended Submission Deadline: November 21, 2016
Selection notification: December 22, 2016

Presentation proposals submission is now open for the two day 2017 Minnesota Stroke and Cardiac Conference to be held in June 15 & 16, 2017 in the St. Paul – Minneapolis metropolitan area. The conference schedule is not finalized, but we anticipate that each oral presentation will be allotted 50 minutes. The conference will not accept poster presentations this year.

Presentation Proposal Topics

The 2017 Minnesota Stroke and Cardiac Conference planning committee is seeking presentation proposals in one or more of the following topics related to stroke, STEMI, sudden cardiac arrest and other cardiovascular conditions.

  • Quality
    Such as but not limited to: performance improvement, quality measurement tools, utilizing data for performance improvement
  • Reducing readmissions/transitions of care
    Such as but not limited to: care coordination, discharge planning, post-stroke/STEMI complications, secondary prevention
  • Patient/public education and engagement
    Such as but not limited to: educating communities of color, signs and symptoms campaigns, community engagement efforts
  • Research and technologies in stroke and STEMI care
    Such as but not limited to: neurosurgical, neuro and cardiac intervention, robotic bypass surgery, acute post-resuscitation care, ECMO, telestroke, devices, reperfusion strategies
  • EMS and pre-hospital care
    Such as but not limited to: stroke/STEMI recognition and treatment, protocol development, feedback to EMS 
  • Acute hospital care
    Such as but not limited to: TIA, nursing care, ICU/critical care, evidence-based care
  • Hemorrhagic stroke
    Such as but not limited to: nursing care, ICU/critical care, evidence-based care
  • Rehabilitation
    Such as but not limited to: rehab continuum of care, communication disorders after stroke or heart attack, depression, new technologies
  • Pharmacy
    Rural Health / public health

Evaluation Criteria

  • Presentations should relate to one or more of the presentation proposal topics
  • Presentations should be innovative and have clear implications for improving cardiovascular care

Presentation Proposal Submission

2017 Minnesota Stroke and Cardiac Conference Presentation Proposal Submission form

  • Do not include tables, graphs, or illustrations
  • Please spell out abbreviations and acronyms when first used
  • One form per presentation

Not every proposal can be accepted for presentation. If your proposal is accepted, we will ask you to confirm availability to attend the conference and make the presentation. Our correspondence will also include a conflict of interest form, presenter CVs, and other documents as needed.

Responsibilities

  • The registration fee will be waived for up to two presenters.
  • We encourage slides for all presentations. This conference is paperless and presentations/handouts will be posted online for attendees to download or view prior to the conference.

CME/CE Disclosure

All faculty (presenters) participating in CME/CE activities sponsored by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association will disclose to the audience (1) significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of products from the commercial supporter(s) and/or the manufacturer(s) of products or devices discussed in their presentation and (2) unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentation. Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials.

For submission questions, contact Eileen White at eileen.white@state.mn.us or 651-201-4095.