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Stroke: Comprehensive Acute Stroke Care
Course Description
Bestseller CE course! Stroke CEU course includes anatomical alterations, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prehospital and ED evaluation, treatment options. The course provides an emphasis on acute care and initial rehabilitation for patients who have experienced a stroke.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Review stroke epidemiology.

2) Identify risk factors and triggers for stroke.

3) Discuss the major classifications of stroke, including pathophysiology and clinical presentation.

4) Describe the components of prehospital and emergency department evaluation and management.

5) Discuss the guidelines for early treatment and management of patients with acute stroke.

6) Identify the complications and associated interventions that may occur during the ICU care of acute stroke patients.

7) Summarize hospital nursing management for stroke patients beyond 24 hours.

8) Identify assessment, interventions, and goals of physical, occupational, and speech-language stroke rehabilitation in the acute setting.

9) List actions to be taken in the prevention of secondary stroke.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires August 1, 2022. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Judith Swan, MSN, BSN, ADN

Judith Swan has been in the healthcare field for over fifty years, beginning as a medic in the U.S. Air Force. As an RN, she has worked in mental health, emergency, orthopedics, hospice, and medical/surgical. She holds an MSN as a family nurse practitioner. Judith's experience in nursing education includes teaching psychiatric, long-term, and dementia nursing care and as director of a nursing assistant college program. She has written ancillary educational materials for nursing textbooks, state curriculum for nursing assistant programs, online health articles, and continuing education courses, including courses for Wild Iris Medical Education since 2012.

Michael Jay Katz, MD, PhD

Michael Jay Katz has taught anatomy, physical diagnosis, and scientific writing in the medical school of Case Western Reserve University for more than twenty-five years. He has written sixteen books and eighty papers and essays. He is currently the anatomy and physiology consultant for Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. 
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 9 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
© Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 12/01/2022
Cost: $49.00
Credit Offered:
9 ANCC Credits
 
 
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