Stroke Care Network

The Norton Healthcare/UK HealthCare Stroke Care Network is pleased to offer accredited continuing medical education.

The Stroke Care Network’s mission is to operate for the purpose of improving the quality of care, preventive medicine, education and research into stroke and related diseases throughout our region.  Led by UK HealthCare and Norton Healthcare, the Stroke Care Network includes hospitals across Kentucky and West Virginia that are teaming up to improve stroke prevention and patient outcomes.

Comprehensive Approach to Stroke (CATS) Lecture Series

The Comprehensive Approach to Stroke Lectures (CATS) are designed for healthcare professionals (including EMS personnel, doctors, nurses, therapists, pharmacist & students) who work with stroke patients or are interested in learning more about research, prevention and best practices in stroke care.  

Registration is not required for this free series.  Continuing education credits will be provided for the physicians, nurses and EMS personnel.  Certificates of attendance are available upon request. 

Lecture sechedule



July 18, 2017

Stroke Care Transitions

Bill Singletary

August 15, 2017

Palliative Stroke Care Case Scenario

Dr. Jessica McFarlin

September 19, 2017

Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

Dr. Danny Rose, Jr

October 17, 2017

Afib and Stroke (Anticoagulants)

Dr. Susan Smyth

November 21, 2017

Complications in Stroke

Dr. Stephen Darmron

December 12, 2017

SCRN Preparation

Jessica Douglas

Presentations are scheduled from 12:00 p.m. EST – 1:00 p.m. EST, in the Charles T. Wethington Building Room 014. 
Parking is available in the UK HealthCare Garage. 
Lectures are subject to change without notice.

If you can't make it to the series, but still want to participate, try watching via videoconference!

Participants across the Commonwealth and beyond may participate in this program via videoconference. Members of the Kentucky TeleHealth Network may use standard connectivity instructions and the meeting room listed on the online schedule, available at Many hospitals, clinics, health departments and community mental health centers have this capability. If you have any questions about connectivity, please contact your local telehealth office or call Kentucky TeleCare at 859-257-6404.

To join from a PC, Mac, iPhone, Android, or tablet, connect to Zoom at:



Michael R. Dobbs, MD, MHCM



Lisa Bellamy, BHS, RN, CPHQ

Managing Director


Kelley Elkins, RN, BSN

Education & Quality Coordinator