Thank you to those attendees who attended the 1st Annual Comprehensive Stroke Center Workshop!
Anne Alexandrov, PhD, RN, CCN, NVRN-BC, ANVP-BC, FAAN
CSC Certification Standards and Quality Metrics: From Development to CMS Adoption
Nursing Requirements for a CSC
Greg Albers, MD
How to Survive and Thrive at the Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Survey
Mark Alberts, MD
Comprehensive Stroke Centers: Key Personnel and Infrastructure
Andrei Alexandrov, MD
Diagnostic Techniques: An Overview of CSC Imagining Arsenal
J.J. Baumann, MS, RN, CNS
Quality In=Quality Out, Balancing the CSC Equation
- J.J. "Buddy" Connors, MD
Alexandra Graves, MSN, ANP, ANVP
CSC Quality Management Made Real: Establishing Interdisciplinary Ownership for Continuous Improvement
Nicole Gonzalez, MD
Defining the "Hub" of a Hub/Spoke System: CSC Community Practice and Research Leadership
- Vallabh Janardhan, MD
- Jawad Kirmani, MD
- Jeffrey Saver, MD
Babu Welch, MD
CSC Core Requirements
Lori M. Massaro, MSN, CRNP UPMC
The Economics of Becoming and Maintaining a CSC
Courtney Stephenson, HCA Healthcare
Becoming a CSC in a Nonacademic Environment: Challenges and Opportunities
- Osama Zaidat, MD
Discuss the requisite components proposed by the Brain Attack Coalition and The Joint Commission (TJC) for Hospital Accreditation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC).
Learn to identify institutional gaps in regard to CSC criteria and bridging measures to overcome gaps to meet CSC standards.
Understand the infrastructure and personnel requirements for a CSC, including core services and nursing staff.
Summarize the economics of becoming and maintaining a CSC.
Discuss how to align electronic health records to regulatory and certification requirements.
Review the responsibility of a CSC toward patient education and awareness, building bounds with EMS and referring community hospitals.
Learn alternative routes for stroke center certification beyond TJC at the state level, HFAP and DNV certification.
Schedule of Events:
7:45 - 8:00 am Registration
8:00 - 8:15 am Welcome
8:15 am Session 1: Building Blocks of a CSC
- 8:15 - 8:45 am: CSC Certification Standards & Quality Metrics: From Development to CMS Adoption
- 8:45 - 9:15 am: Having Who and What it Takes: CSC Personnel and Infrastructure Requirements
- 9:15 - 9:35 am: Becoming a CSC in a Nonacademic Environment: Challenges and Opportunities
- 9:35 - 10:05 am: How to Survive and Thrive during the TJC CSC Review
- 10:05 - 10:30 am: Alternative Routes of Certification Beyond TJC at the State Level, HFAP and DNV Certification
- 10:30 - 10:45 am: Question & Answer
10:45 - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am Session 2: Advanced Resources at a CSC
- 11:00 - 11:20 am: Diagnostic Techniques: An Overview of the CSC Imaging Arsenal
- 11:20 - 11:35 am: Core Services: Neurosurgery
- 11:35 - 11:50 am: Core Services: Neurointerventional
- 11:50 - 12:05 pm: Core Services: Neurocritical Care
- 12:05 - 12:20 pm: Staff Nursing Requirements for a CSC
- 12:20 - 12:30 pm: Question & Answer
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Session 3: Role and Responsibility of a CSC in the System of Care
- 1:30 - 2:00 pm: Defining the "Hub" of a Hub/Spoke System: CSC Community Practice & Research Leadership
- 2:00 - 2:30 pm: CSC Quality Management Made Real: Establishing Interdisciplinary Ownership for Continuous Improvement
- 2:30 - 3:00 pm: Quality In = Quality Out: Aligning Electronic Health Records to Regulatory and Certification Requirements
- 3:00 - 3:15 pm: Question & Answer
3:30 pm Session 4: Measures of Success
- 3:30 - 4:00 pm: Meeting CSC Performance Measures
- 4:00 - 3:30 pm: Metrics, Reporting, Accountability and Outcomes for Stroke Centers
- 4:30 - 5:00 pm: The Business of Stroke: The Economics of Becoming and Maintaining a CSC
- 5:00 - 5:15 pm: Question & Answer
5:15 - 5:30 pm Closing Remarks