Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe Anytime

Location

Cost Range

$80.00

Host and Instructor

Host: American Heart Association
Instructor: Various

Credits

C.E. Credit for Physician - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME): 4.25
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Heart Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.
C.E. Credit for Physician - American Medical Association (AMA): 4.25
Specialization: PRA Category 1
The American Heart Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Description

This webinar focuses on the challenges in inpatient stroke care including:

Justifying investigations and interpreting findings in the stroke workup
The timing of CEA
Blood pressure management in ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
Optimizing inpatient stroke care
Maximizing early rehabilitation
Prognosis after stroke
Maximizing stroke prevention.

At the completion of this online course, the learner will be able to:

Assess and justify investigations in the stroke workup
Interpret findings in the stroke workup
Discuss the timing of CEA
Optimize blood pressure management in ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
Identify the practical issues of inpatient stroke care
Establish how to maximize early rehabilitation in the acute setting and key steps in the transition of care
Describe how to determine the prognosis after stroke
Recommend how to maximize stroke prevention

Specify:

When to anti-coagulate
How to manage and treat the neurologically deteriorating patient
Challenging consultations in stroke care
Common clinical dilemmas regarding antithrombotic agents