Stroke Alert - 16-GANN-F3-0100

Stroke Alert

Brain Attack — Think TPA!

by Anna Ver Hage, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN
16-GANN-F3-0100
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This course is credentialed for:
Emergency Medical Services (1.00 CEH)

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Summary:

Stroke is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. About 800,000 people in the U.S. will have a stroke this year. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. and a leading cause of severe, long-term disability. This course provides healthcare professionals with information about the etiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and pharmacologic management of acute ischemic stroke, including stroke complicating cardiac catheterization. It also discusses the evaluation process for recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) in acute ischemic stroke and pharmacologic management of acute ischemic stroke.

Objectives:

The goal of this program is to provide nurses and physical therapists with information about the etiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and pharmacologic management of acute ischemic stroke, including stroke complicating cardiac catheterization. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify two causes of acute ischemic stroke
  • Describe the evaluation process for recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) in acute ischemic stroke
  • Discuss the pharmacologic management of acute ischemic stroke
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, physical therapists, and EMTs/paramedics.
 
EMTs/paramedics: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
This CE activity is accredited for 1.0 Advanced CEH by OnCourse Learning, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).

Course Originally Released on: 2/11/2008
Date of Most Recent Review: 8/10/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 11/1/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Javier M - Elephant Butte , NM  ·  Aug 15, 2017
i like the fact that cardiac emergencies and stroke lecture was combined.
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David S - Lutz, FL  ·  Aug 06, 2017
Very informative, a great and easy read. The article is presented in a logical format, easy to learn as y\it is read.
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Christy C - tampa , FL  ·  Aug 03, 2017
GREAT REVIEW ON STROKES
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Jill H - Sleepy Hollow, NY  ·  Jul 28, 2017
good course for management of stroke
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David J - Altadena, CA  ·  Jul 27, 2017
This course hits on all of the key points in regarding TPA.
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