The Two Sides of Stroke - PT98

The Two Sides of Stroke

by Lisa Bowman, MSN, RN, CRNP, CNRN
PT98
(4.4 / 2465 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

Summary:

Stroke, the fifth ranking cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the U.S., is the country’s primary neurological problem. Each year, about 795,000 people have a new or recurrent stroke, costing more than $34 billion in medical care and disability. Risk factors, characteristics of left- and right-hemispheric strokes, and appropriate rehabilitation goals are discussed.

Objectives:

The goal of this stroke continuing education module is to help nurses and physical therapists differentiate between identification, treatment and care of patients with left- and right-hemispheric strokes. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors of stroke
  • Identify neurological deficits associated with left- and right-hemispheric strokes
  • List appropriate goals of rehabilitation for a patient who has had a stroke
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses and physical therapists.
 
Physical 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 ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of CE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 6/11/2019 to 6/10/2022.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 2202008TX for 02/01/2019 to 02/28/2022 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California for 4/5/10 to 12/31/18. Relias LLC is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California as of 1/1/2019.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from October 2018 through September 30, 2020.
 
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
 
The OH PT Association (approval no. 18S8313 for 12/5/18 to 12/5/19).
 
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE18-538450 for 01/01/18 to 12/31/18). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply The FL PT Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
 
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 1801-310 for 02/01/18 to 01/31/20).
 
This course has been approved by:
 
The MD State Board of PTy Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 10/30/15 to 10/30/19.
 
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 07/31/19 to 07/31/21.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.