Stroke

$48.99

Stroke education for nurses and other healthcare professionals. This stroke training course includes the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) assessment, stroke symptoms, types of stroke, 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.

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Course Objectives

  1. Review stroke epidemiology.
  2. Identify risk factors, triggers, and effects of stroke.
  3. Discuss major classifications, 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 intensive care unit (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.

Accreditation/Approval Information

Nursing

Stroke CEU for nurses and other healthcare providers. Stroke prevention, signs and symptoms. Different types of stroke, NIHSS stroke scale, prehospital/ED evaluation, nursing care, treatment, management, and initial rehabilitation goals.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.
  • Nurse practitioners may apply these contact hours to pharmacy continuing education and prescriptive authorization.

Paramedic/EMT

Stroke CEU for nurses and other healthcare providers. Stroke prevention, signs and symptoms. Different types of stroke, NIHSS stroke scale, prehospital/ED evaluation, nursing care, treatment, management, and initial rehabilitation goals.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education is an approved provider for paramedic and EMT continuing education in California by the Coastal Valleys EMS Agency: CE Provider #49-0057.

Occupational Therapy

Stroke CEU for nurses and other healthcare providers. Stroke prevention, signs and symptoms. Different types of stroke, NIHSS stroke scale, prehospital/ED evaluation, nursing care, treatment, management, and initial rehabilitation goals.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3313. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Courses offered by AOTA approved providers are accepted by the NBCOT Certification Renewal program.

Physical Therapy

Stroke CEU for nurses and other healthcare providers. Stroke prevention, signs and symptoms. Different types of stroke, NIHSS stroke scale, prehospital/ED evaluation, nursing care, treatment, management, and initial rehabilitation goals.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state. Confirm approval with your state’s licensing agency before you take the course for CE credit. See Physical Therapy CE Approval for more information.

Course Information

Contact Hours: 9.00

Course Availability: Expires 2025-12-01

How It Works

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Take the online course at your convenience.

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Fully complete the course to access your certificate.

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