Olathe Medical Center’s Annual Stroke Symposium

Thursday, September 28, 2023 8am-12:30pm

Johnson County Community College: Olathe Health Education Center

21201 W 152nd St Olathe, KS 66061

“Back to the Basics of Stroke” 


8:00am Registration (Continental breakfast will be served)

8:30am Where’s the Occlusion? Localization of Stroke

Speaker: Dr. Joseph Wend, Vascular Neurology Fellow University Kansas Health System

9:30am Prehospital Treatment & Transport Decision Making for Patients with Suspected Stroke

Speaker: Dr. Jacob Ruthstrom, Deputy Medical Director, Johnson County EMS System

10:30am Put the anti-coag down, flip it and reverse it – A review of anticoagulation reversal

Speaker: Aaron Hunsaker, PharmD, Pharmacist—Emergency/Critical Care, Olathe Medical Center

11:30am Assessing Stroke—the Good, the Bad, and the Difficult

Speakers: Erin Waggoner, BSN, RN, CCRN, Critical Care Clinical Consultant, OMC, Wanda Pritts, MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN, CEN, Nursing Education Specialist, Olathe Medical Center

12:20pm Questions and Evaluations


Free for Olathe Health employees and members of the Bi-State Stroke Education Consortium.


Primary care physicians, neurologists, emergency physicians, nurses and healthcare providers who care for stroke patients.


Olathe Medical Center (OMC) Education Department is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 4.0 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN or LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Approved Provider Number LT0048-0749.

OMC is accredited by the Colorado Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. OMC designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Olathe Health Education Center (Johnson County Community College building at Olathe Medical Park)
21201 W. 152nd St.
Olathe, KS USA

Olathe Health Education Center Johnson County Community College


Parking lot in front (north) and west side of building

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