The acute phase of stroke is very short compared to the time spent in a LTAC or home health setting. There are many things that these providers must be aware of in caring for the stroke survivor as well as the family.
This course will educate the caregiver on the complications that can come with stroke and what can be done to help the stroke survivor as well as the family. Knowing what to expect is the best way to prevent complications.
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- How common is stroke and why is it so important?
- Types of stroke
- What are stroke risk factors?
- What are stroke symptoms?
- What is the role of LTAC and Home Health?
- What residuals can be expected depending on where stroke occurs?
- What is poststroke depression?
- What is pseudobulbar affect?
- What is the difference between them?
- What are the potential complications often seen with stroke patients?
- What can LTAC and Home Health do to help these survivors in changing healthcare market?
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the complications that can come with stroke and what can be done to help the stroke survivor as well as the family.
Professional Objectives:Identify the 4 types of stroke.
- Identify 3 risk factors for stroke.
- Identify 3 symptoms of stroke.
- Identify one thing you can do to help the stroke survivor.
- Identify symptoms associated with various stroke locations.
- Identify one difference between poststroke depression and pseudobulbar affect.
- Identify 3 complications seen in stroke patients.
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Contact Hours: 1 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist and Nurses
Instructional Level: Intermediate
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
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.
Financial – Jennifer Reeves-Reed is employed by Good Shepherd Medical Center and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service