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Stroke Alert in Cath Lab: Think Acute Stroke Treatments - PT461

Stroke Alert in Cath Lab: Think Acute Stroke Treatments

by Anna Ver Hage, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN
PT461
(4.4 / 1297 ratings )

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

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Summary:

Stroke is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. About 795,000 people in the U.S. will have a stroke this year. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. and a leading cause of severe, long-term disability. This course provides healthcare professionals with information about the etiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and pharmacological management of acute ischemic stroke, including stroke complicating cardiac catheterization. It also discusses the evaluation process for recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in acute ischemic stroke and pharmacological management of acute ischemic stroke.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education module is to provide nurses and physical therapists with information about the etiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and pharmacological management of acute ischemic stroke, including stroke complicating cardiac catheterization. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify two causes of acute ischemic stroke
  • Describe the evaluation process for recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in acute ischemic stroke
  • Discuss the endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, physical therapists, EMTs/paramedics and physicians.
 
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 11/16/2018 to 6/11/2019.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 1902004TX for 02/01/2016 to 01/31/2019 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. 17S5464 for 07/05/17 to 07/05/18).
 
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE18-539010 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 TN PT Association for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement (approval no. 2017-244 for 07/25/17 to 07/24/18).
 
The PA Board of PT (approval no. PTCE010077 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/18).
 
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 2016-852 for 02/01/16 to 01/31/18).
 
The MD State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 07/09/13 to 07/09/17.
 
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 07/31/15 to 07/31/17.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 1/4/2019
Date of Most Recent Review: 1/4/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 1/4/2022

 

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

For Florida professionals:

This course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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Dawn C - Corpus Christi , TX  ·  Jan 13, 2019
Informative and easy to follow
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Margaret M - West Chester, PA  ·  Dec 29, 2018
good overview of stroke tx.
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Crystal E - Surprise, AZ  ·  Dec 26, 2018
Very informative. Have always wonder what was the requirements to receive TPA and now I know after reading this course.
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Mark P - Springfield, PA  ·  Dec 19, 2018
Great course. Thanks so much
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Anagabriela A - Wesley Chapel, FL  ·  Dec 17, 2018
This course is straight and to the point.
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Price: $19.00
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