Stroke Grand Rounds

Release Date:  November 3, 2020


Expiration Date:  November 3, 2021
(Please note that credit will no longer be issued for this activity after this date)


Media Type:  Internet Enduring Material Activity


Completion Time:  1 hour


Registration Fee:  FREE


Target Audience:
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of multidisciplinary clinicians and healthcare professionals involved in the care of stroke patients.


Sankar Chirumamilla, MD


Pikeville Medical Center


Learning Objectives:

  • Review the pathophysiology and mechanism for each stroke subtype
  • Recognize the eligibility for intravenous TPA in acute ischemic stroke
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of stroke that prompt emergency evaluation and earlier treatment
  • Identify the requirements necessary for stroke center accreditation
  • Identify stroke patients who could benefit most from acute interventional stroke therapy
  • Discuss evidence-based approaches to stroke treatment


Instructions for Participation and Credit

To receive credit you are required to:

  • Review video content located on the “Course Registration/Quiz” tab of this page
  • Score at least 100% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the video
  • Complete the activity evaluation (accessible via the Survey Monkey link following the posttest)
  • Submit the evaluation

After completion of the activity, a certificate will be sent to you via your preferred retrieval method as listed on your evaluation.  If you have questions about the participation process, please e-mail or call (606)218-3931.


Accreditation Statement:

Pikeville Medical Center is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Pikeville Medical Center designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.  Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Pikeville Medical Center is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing as a continuing medical education provider and will award 1 nursing contact hours for this program.

KBN provider number 4-0042-12-20-0019 “Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.”


All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation, upon request.


Special Needs Statement
If you have special needs, please contact our office and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:

It is the policy at Pikeville Medical Center for individuals who are in a position to control the content of an educational activity to disclose to the learners all relevant financial relationships that they have with any commercial interest that provides products or services that may be relevant to the content of this continuing medical education activity.  For this purpose, we consider relationships of the person involved in the CME activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.

The intend of this policy is to ensure that PMC certified CME activities promote quality, are based on valid content, and are independent of control from commercial interest and free of commercial bias.  Peer review is conducted of all presentations in which faculty disclosed a relevant financial relationship, or speaking off-label.


The following Course Faculty and Planning Committee have reported having no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the content of this educational activity:


Course Faculty:

Sankar Chirumamilla, MD


Planning Committee:

Amanda Benedict, Medical Education Coordinator
Brenda Adams, Director of Continuing Medical Education
Chelsea Kinney, RN, Stroke Program Manager

Michelle Caudill, RN, Staff Developmental Specialist

Naveed Ahmed, MD, FAAN, FAHA, Director of the PMC Primary Stroke Center


Commercial Support: 

There is no commercial support associated with this activity.


Once you click the "continue" button below, you will be forwarded to a page that will allow you to view the CME course content.

System Requirements:

Your computer must have access to Youtube and be capable of playing Youtube videos.


After the video, you must successfully complete a quiz to ensure that you understand the material presented in the seminar. For proof of completion, we strongly suggest you print your test results page as it includes your confirmation number.

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