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Neurosurgery Grand Rounds: Thrombolysis for Cerebral Hemorrhage

Location: Zoom

Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Time: 4–5 p.m.

Contact: Cecilia Owen

About the Event

This installment of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds features Issam A. Awad, M.D., M.S., presenting “Thrombolysis for Cerebral Hemorrhage: Lessons Learned and Surgical Matters That Matter?”

Email Cecilia Owen for Zoom information or call 512-495-5557.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this event, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Discuss mechanisms and outcomes determinants in cerebral hemorrhage.
  • Describethe potential role of minimally invasive surgical strategies, results of recent clinical trials, levels of evidence and technical nuances.
  • Develop a roadmap for answering clinical equipoise and integrating novel surgeries for cerebral hemorrhage in clinical practice.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Neurosurgeons, neurologists and other medical specialists
  • Secondary: Nursing staff, residents, students and allied health professions


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement, and Utilize informatics
  • IECC: Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles/Responsibility, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork

Speaker Disclosure

Awad, speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

John Kuo, M.D., Ph.D., Nicole Virnig, Cecilia Owen and Natalie Beas Fraga, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.