Literature Mastery Seminar | Soz Mirza, MS Student - Keck Graduate Institute November 6, 2019, 12:00 pm Skip to main content
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Join us as Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences student Soz Mirza speaks about “Reducing Door-To-Needle Times for Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients.”

Stroke is the leading cause of disability, and the third leading cause of death in the United States. The severity of stroke-related disability and death can be reduced if appropriate and timely patient care is given. According to the Get with the Guidelines protocol, intravenous injection of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) should be given within an hour of patient arrival, and 4.5 hours after the onset of symptoms. Evidence shows that the earlier patients are treated after symptom onset, the more favorable their outcomes will be. This project, at Adeventist Health Glendale Hospital, aims to analyze the delays in tPA delivery, and to implement interventions to reduce door to needle times, and thus improve patient outcomes.

Thesis Committee:

  • Primary Thesis Advisor: Michelle Jocson, Stroke Program Manager, Adventist Health Glendale
  • Thesis Committee Members: Angela Ayala, Stroke Nurse Navigator and Sandra Yepez, Data Support Analyst, Adventist Health Glendale

Date: Monday, November 6, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
Location: Building 121, 1110 Classroom

Snacks will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own lunch to eat during the seminar.


November 6, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST
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KGI Bldg. 121, Room 1110
121 Bucknell Ave.
Claremont, 91711 United States


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