Regional West to Host Western Nebraska Stroke Symposium on June 19

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― Regional West invites area physicians, providers, nurses, and therapists to join us for the 2024 Western Nebraska Stroke Symposium on Wednesday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Regional West’s Education Center.

Experts from Regional West and the Swedish Medical Center Comprehensive Stroke Center will present on topics relevant to stroke care and prevention. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., along with an escape room. Lunch will be provided.

Stroke Program and Certifications Coordinator Janelle Schroeder, RN, MSN, SCRN, said she is looking forward to hosting the symposium and sharing stroke education with the area’s healthcare community.

“We are excited to host the Western Nebraska Stroke Symposium for healthcare providers across the area,” she said. “This symposium is a great opportunity to learn about current, evidence-based stroke care from experts in neurology at Regional West and Swedish Medical Center in Denver, our partner in stroke care.”

Regional West’s Stroke Program is designed to provide evidence-based primary stroke care, including evaluation, treatment, and education to patients who present or are transferred with signs and symptoms of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). Physicians, advanced practice providers, and nurses provide acute stroke care services 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help all patients receive exceptional, innovative treatment. Regional West is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

To register for the symposium, visit For questions or more information, email Schroeder at

About Regional West

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Nebraska is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2024 and the only Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska west of Kearney. As the region’s sole tertiary medical center, Regional West features an expansive array of medical specialties and numerous physician clinics. Regional West offers comprehensive and innovative healthcare services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.