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    LCMC Health Neuroscience Symposium

    You're invited to join our 2022 LCMC Health Neuroscience Symposium. This extraordinary seminar, hosted by our LCMC Health Neuroscience Institute, will discuss acute stroke treatment, and secondary stroke prevention, with a special focus on pediatric stroke.

    Friday, December 9
    7:45am - 4:30pm
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans Airport
    2150 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Kenner, LA

    In this seminar, we will address acute stroke treatment, and secondary stroke prevention, with a special focus on pediatric stroke. By bringing together the most innovative available treatment options and advanced clinical research, we're offering our community hope, close to home. We can't wait to have you there!

    Continuing education credit will be available. Please direct questions or inquiries regarding exhibitor participation to Alyana Samai at alyana.samai@lcmchealth.org.

    Purchase tickets today and view the symposium agenda

    Our Specialty Rehabilitation Programs are dedicated to providing exceptional rehabilitation services for our patients to reach their full potential and enhance their quality of life. Our expert team of physicians and therapists create a comprehensive care plan to address the individualized needs of each patient and their family.

    Stroke Specialty Rehabilitation Program highlights:

    • West Jefferson holds a prestigious accreditation by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center
    • Stroke Specialty Program CARF accreditation since 2006
    • Access to excellent, in-house neurological/neurosurgical services due to our partnership with the renowned Culicchia Neurological Group
    • Over 50% of the therapy staff are Certified Brain Injury Specialists (specializing in stroke and traumatic/non-traumatic brain injury)
    • Weekly Stroke Education Class for patients and/or caregivers
    • Specialized Stroke Team including dedicated Physical Therapist/Physical Therapy Assistant, Occupational Therapist/Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech-Language Pathologist and Social Worker
    • All staff CPI-certified (Crisis Prevention Institute)
    • Leisure Activities Program, including Pet Therapy, available 6 days/week
    • Specialty equipment including Vital Stim and Biodex Unweighting Machine Machine as well as various types of equipment designed to ensure patient safety (e.g., Secure Care Wander Guard system, actual and virtual sitters, bed and wheelchair alarms, wheelchair seatbelts)
    Comprehensive Stroke Center:
    • Rate of Stroke/Death within 24 hours of Diagnostic Cerebral Angiogram: <1%
    • Rate of Stroke/Death within 30 days for asymptomatic carotid endarterectomy, carotid stent, or TCAR: 0%
    • Rate of Stroke/Death within 30 days for symptomatic carotid endarterectomy, carotid stent, or TCAR: 0%

      Referrals to our Stroke Specialty Program can be made by calling:
      Phone number: 504.349.1346
      Fax number: 504.349.1628

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