Baptist Health Care Hosts Annual Stroke Symposium Aug. 4


Baptist Health Care will host its annual Stroke Symposium on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s symposium is sponsored by Penumbra, Inc. and will be an interactive virtual event.

The full-day program is designed for pre-hospital, acute care and long-term care professionals and students who desire to enhance their knowledge and learn how to provide innovative, evidence-based clinical care to stroke patients. Those interested in attending can register at no cost at

The online symposium offers presentations from experts in the field and the opportunity for participants to connect with peers and vendors using cutting-edge, interactive software. Continuing education credits are available for most presentations. Baptist Hospital CE Broker provider number 50-183 is currently pending approval for this program for the following for continuing education hours: physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, clinical social workers, mental health counselors, physical therapists, occupational therapists, EMT/paramedics, radiological technologists and athletic trainers.

Penumbra, Inc. is a California-based global health care company focused on innovative therapies that address cardiac and neurological medical conditions. 

Sponsorships are still available. For more information about sponsoring this event, contact Lydia Toenes at For more information about the event, visit or call 850.469.2086.

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care organization based in northwest Florida that is committed to helping people throughout life's journey. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians. Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Baptist Medical Parks Airport, Nine Mile, Navarre and Pace ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute ● Mayo Clinic Care Network

For more information about this press release or to schedule an interview, please contact Kathy Bowers at 850.791.5254 or