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Thank you for your interest in the Hearts & Heads Stroke Conference. Check back for details about our 2021 event!


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About the JPS Hearts & Heads: Walking a Fine Line Conference


JPS Health Network is a DNV GL Comprehensive Level I Stroke Center, certified and designated by the State of Texas to provide the highest level of care available for stroke patients. JPS is AMI certified by The Joint Commission, receiving the organization’s Gold Seal of Approval for providing best-possible care for patients having a heart attack. We are an academic institution caring for stroke and cardiac patients focusing on positive patient outcomes. The second annual Hearts and Heads Conference is a didactic educational activity designed to provide relevant evidence-informed strategies for up to date Stroke and Cardiac emergent management and treatment methodologies that directly impact patient outcomes. This conference is designed to meet the learning needs of all disciplines involved in the care of the Found-Down Acute Stroke or STEMI Patient and provide a treatment plan in the event of a dual diagnosis of Acute Stroke/STEMI.

Early Registration Fee: $25
Day-Of Registration Fee: $35



Time Event
7:00-8:00 Registration & Breakfast
8:00-8:15 Welcome & Introductions
8:10-9:15 Case Study
9:15-10:15 What's new in Cardiac?
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 What's new in Stroke—Neurology?
11:00-11:30 What's new in Stroke—IR?
11:30-12:00 Stroke? STEMI? No—It's Conversion Disorder!
12:30 Wrap Up

Continuing Education



JPS Health Network is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity has been approved for 4.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education.


Physician Accreditation

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of North Texas Health Science Center and JPS Health Network. The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Physician Credit Designation

More information coming soon.

Directions & Parking


Parking is available in the Main Parking Garage at the corner of W. Allen Avenue and St. Louis Avenue.


John Peter Smith Hospital
OPC Auditorium, 3rd Floor
1500 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76104




Contact Lauri Speirs, RN, DNV-GL CSC Stroke Coordinator: lspeirs@jpshealth.org
Contact Beth Reed, RN, Chest Pain Program Coordinator: ereed@jpshealth.org