Interventional Neurology and Stroke Management

Target Audience:
Neurologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons

Type of Education Activity:
  • Offsite observership at Sheba: individual
  • Offsite training course at Sheba: multiple participants
  • Onsite “visiting experts” from Sheba at the hosting site
  • Digital training course: multiple participants

Level: Basic – Advanced

Number of participants:
  • Offsite observership at Sheba: 1-2
  • Offsite training course at Sheba: 10-15
  • Onsite “visiting experts” from Sheba at the hosting site: 2
  • Digital training course: 30-40

Duration:
  • Offsite observership at Sheba: 1-3 months
  • Offsite training course at Sheba: 1 week (5 working days – 35 academic hours)*
  • Onsite “visiting experts” from Sheba at the hosting site: 1 week (5 working days)
  • Digital training course: 6 weekly sessions of 4 academic hours each (24 academic hours in total)*
    • *One academic hour comprises a 45-minute lecture

Objectives:

  • Enhance neuroradiological diagnostic competencies
  • Identify vascular anatomy: AVM’s, aneurysms, and fistulae
  • Enhance knowledge of neurovascular disorders and diseases
  • Review the indications and contraindications of therapeutic modalities for stroke management
  • Determine appropriate pharmacological therapy for secondary stroke prevention

Main topics

  • Acute stroke management: tPA, endovascular
  • Cerebral angiography, thrombolysis therapy
  • Management of patients with different types of stroke
  • Prevention of repeated stroke
  • Rehabilitation of patients with stroke
  • Neuroendovascular treatments in brain aneurysms
  • AVM
  • Dural AV fistula
  • Spinal Fistula
  • Neurovascular Diseases
  • Cardiac Disorders – atrial fibrillation, LAAO, PFO
  • Neuro Imaging demonstrations – aneurysms, AV fistula, AV malformation
  • Vascular anatomy and stroke syndromes
  • Acute stroke management: tPA, endovascular
  • Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
  • Secondary stroke prevention
  • Atherosclerosis, small vessel, large vessel (intra and extracranial)
  • Atrial fibrillation, LAA, and PFO
  • Intracranial hemorrhage
  • Neurovascular diseases- sinus vein thrombosis, Moyamoya, MELAS, Fabry, Behcet

Training Methodology:

(dependent on the chosen activity)

  • Ward rounds
  • Frontal lectures
  • Clinical case discussions
  • Lab live cases observation (OR / Cath)
  • Journal club
  • M.S.R / Drill / Simulation / Simulators
  • Real time-online live case observation
  • Guided prerecorded case observation
  • Clinical discussions
* The course structure serves as a guideline and can be modified and tailored according to the needs and objectives of each client.

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