Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke - UW Health Stroke Continuing Education Series (5/7/2024)

May 7, 2024

Tuesday, May 7| 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | WebEx
David Niemann, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Jacob McGrath, PA-C
Neurosurgery (Inpatient Hospitalist), UW Health

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for nurses, physicians (including EM, hospitalists, primary care, and neurology), and stroke coordinators.

Elements of Competence

This activity is designed to change learner competence (skills/strategies). This activity will address the ACGME/Nursing competencies of medical knowledge and professionalism; NAM/Nursing competencies of providing patient/person-centered care, employing evidenced-based practice, and population health; and Interprofessional Education Collaborative Competencies of values/ethics, roles/responsibilities, interprofessional communication, and teams and teamwork. This activity will also address the DEI competencies of engaging in self-reflection and addressing health disparities. 

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this educational series, members of the healthcare team will be able to... 

  1. Describe endovascular therapy techniques for acute ischemic stroke 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 1.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/07/2024 - 6:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/07/2024 - 7:00pm CDT

This session will be held virtually via WebEx. Learners will receive a link to the session prior to the start of the activity. 


Melanie McCauley, MSN, Stroke Program Manager, UW Health
Cassie Nankee, MD, Vascular Neurologist, UW Dept. of Neurology
Joshua Ernst, BSN, Telestroke Clinical Program Coordinator, UW Health
Molly Gerhardt, BSN, Stroke Program Coordinator, UW Health
Jacob McGrath, PA-C, Neurosurgery (Inpatient Hospitalist), UW Health
Tess Lee, NP, Neurology (Inpatient Hospitalist), UW Health


Azam Ahmed, MD, FAANS, FACS Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Radiology, and General Surgery, UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Jacob McGrath, PA-C – Neurosurgery (Inpatient Hospitalist), UW Health


It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the  speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.

For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.



Financial Relationship Disclosures

Discussion of Unlabeled/Unapproved uses of drugs/devices in presentation?


*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.

Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this hybrid live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hours.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1.0 hours.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 1.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Please login or register to take this course.

Session Fees

Free - This course is free to all healthcare providers. 

Learners will receive an email with the link to the virtual session the week of the activity. 

Registration for this activity can only be completed through the ICEP Learning Portal. Attendee registrations made through any other sites cannot be honored. UW-Madison ICEP is not able to refund fees paid through unaffiliated registration sites, such as eMedEvents.com, MedConfWorld.com, EventEgg.com, and 10times.com. Please report any unauthorized websites or solicitations for registrations to help@icep.wisc.edu.

Questions about Materials & Content

Please contact: Melanie L McCauley, MMcCauley@uwhealth.org

Questions about Registration

Email help@icep.wisc.edu

Program Changes

Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserves the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.


The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please notify us at help@icep.wisc.edu

Required Hardware/software

Learners will need to have access to an internet connection and a device (laptop, tablet, smartphone) capable of accessing video conferencing software. 

For more information on WebEx please visit the UW WebEx IT Help Page