Stroke in Geriatric Patients
Stroke in Geriatric Patients
Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability in the United States. This course provides comprehensive information on stroke, focusing specifically on stroke in the geriatric patient. Expand your knowledge about stroke in general, and learn about the impact of stroke, signs and symptoms, and how stroke is managed in the geriatric population.

Explore the following topics in stroke:
• Key facts and information about stroke, including different types
• Common causes and risk factors
• Primary prevention
• How stroke presents
• Diagnostic process
• Acute management
• Rehabilitation and long-term prevention

What’s included:
eLearning course with milestone practice tests, and a downloadable companion eHandbook and fact sheet.

Continuing Education credits:
4 CEUs G/A/C

Learning Objectives:
• Discuss the impact of stroke in the United States
• Recognize how the location of a stroke in the brain affects the patient
• Describe the types of strokes
• Identify risk factors for stroke
• Discuss primary prevention of stroke
• Identify common signs and symptoms of acute stroke
• Describe how an acute stroke is diagnosed
• Describe the acute management of ischemic stroke
• Discuss post-acute rehabilitation and recovery for stroke
• Discuss the long-term management of ischemic stroke
• Trace the steps of the patient journey for stroke
• Describe considerations for interacting with stroke survivors and caregivers of patients with stroke

Members - $100
Nonmembers - $150

One retake on the exam is allowed.

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Availability: On-Demand
Access expires 14 days after start
Cost: Member: $100.00
Nonmember: $150.00
CEU Offered: 4 Gen/Adm/Clin CEUs
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