Angie West, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN, serves as the Director of the Neuroscience Institute and Stroke Program at Long Beach Memorial. West is responsible for developing educational programs and stroke competencies to educate staff, patients and their families about stroke, risk factors and secondary stroke prevention. In addition to her hospital work, West has spoken for the American Stroke Association on several occasions presenting on the processes needed to set up a Stroke Center and recently launched a Division of Interventional Neuroradiology Program at Long Beach Memorial in conjunction with UCLA. West is active in both the Orange County and Los Angeles County Stroke Program Coordinators committees, and she currently is on the board of the Stroke Support Association in Long Beach.
The Long Beach Medical Center Stroke Program is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission.
The Long Beach Medical Center Stroke Program offers expertise in the treatment of stroke patients using a multi-disciplinary team approach — including stroke neurologists, neurosurgeons and interventional neuroradiologists.
Director of the Neuroscience Institute and Stroke Program, Angie West, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN, is responsible for developing educational programs and stroke competencies to educate staff, patients and their families about stroke. Angie West explains the different types of stroke, symptoms and what people can do to reduce their risk.