Stroke: Comprehensive Acute Stroke Care

$38.99

Bestseller CE course! Stroke CEU course includes anatomical alterations, 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 and triggers for stroke.
  3. Discuss the major classifications of stroke, 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 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

Risk factors and triggers for stroke, types and signs, 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.

Paramedic/EMT

Risk factors and triggers for stroke, types and signs, 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

Risk factors and triggers for stroke, types and signs, 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

Risk factors and triggers for stroke, types and signs, 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 2022-12-01

LIMITED TIME OFFER: $10 off! Pass this course and register for your certificate by Jul 31, 2022, to get this course for $39 instead of the regular price of $49.

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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