Stroke: Providing the Best Care from the ED to Rehab - RAD540-H

Stroke: Providing the Best Care from the ED to Rehab

by Anna Ver Hage, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN
(4.8 / 71 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Radiologic Technology (1.00 CE Credit)

Price: $10.00
CE-PRO Price: $5.00


Stroke is a major neurological problem in the United States, affecting millions of people and their families. Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death and the primary cause of serious disability. About 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke each year. The direct and indirect cost of stroke in the U.S. is estimated at $33 billion. This estimate includes acute care, acute rehabilitation, and follow-up care needed to manage ongoing neurological deficits. This module provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with an understanding of stroke, its treatment, and actions to increase public awareness to prevent stroke.


The purpose of this stroke continuing education program is to provide healthcare providers a greater understanding of stroke and its treatment and to help them educate the public about stroke. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Differentiate between ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Identify risk factors for stroke
  • Describe interventions for patients with stroke

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, health educators, imaging and radiation therapists, and speech language pathologists.
Imaging and radiation therapists: 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 or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
This activity is approved for credit by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 4/26/2018 to 5/1/2020.
This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.

Course Originally Released on: 12/2/2002
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/27/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/1/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC 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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Rafael L - Miami, FL  ·  Oct 17, 2019
this was a great course and I'll apply learning, thanks
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Laurel A - Lakeland , FL  ·  Oct 06, 2019
great information thanks learned a lot
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Shelly T - miami, FL  ·  Oct 02, 2019
very helpful added to my learning
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Elizabeth P - Miami, FL  ·  Oct 02, 2019
Excellent and should be mandatory
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Maribel E - Miami, FL  ·  Oct 01, 2019
very effective and easy to understand, help us to be fast in the treatment to a patients that are a suspicious of having stroke.
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Price: $10.00
CE-PRO Price: $5.00