This course provides the learner which information regarding the current facts related to stroke as well as stroke risk factors, stroke types, and levels of stroke care. With the advances in stroke care, it is important that healthcare providers are knowledgeable of the types of treatments available for specific stroke events and which patients are eligible for said treatments. Additionally, it is important for healthcare providers and front line staff know their role and how they can positively impact the outcomes for the patient, family, and or caregiver. And finally, it is also important for the healthcare professionals have a basic understanding of the types of stroke scales and which stroke types they are rating.
This seminar-on-demand is 1 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
|Contact Hours: 1||
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: LVN/LPN, NP, OT/COTA, PT/PTA, RN, SLP|
|Instructional Level: Intermediate|
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- Overview of stroke facts
- Stroke risk factors
- Stroke types
- Endovascular treatment options for both ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes
- Appropriate patient selection for endovascular stroke treatments
- Importance of patient monitoring
- Importance of a multidisciplinary stroke team
- Overview of the stroke scales.
Mail Format: Orders should be placed more than 7 days before the scheduled event to allow for time for delivery. High speed Internet connection required for optimal webinar viewing
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on information regarding the current facts related to stroke as well as stroke risk factors, stroke types, and levels of stroke care.
At the end of this course the participant will be able to:
- Recall stroke facts
- Define stroke risk factors
- List stroke types
- Name endovascular stroke treatments
- Recognize appropriate patient selection for endovascular stroke treatments
- Recall key points for patient monitoring
- Quote the Importance of the multi-disciplinary stroke team
- State the different stroke scales
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 1
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Speech-Language Pathologists, and Nurses.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Seminar-on-demand
The course materials for this Webinar are available in our online format available instantly or by mail.
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Financial – Andrea McManus is employed by Texas Health Resources and receives a salary. She receives royalty payments from HomeCEUConnection.com for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - She has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.