Stroke Nursing Standards of Practice and Certification Review
August 8 & 9, 2022
9:30am - 4:30pm
Zoom Online Meeting

Learning Outcome: Participants will be able to identify various classifications of stroke and the application of selected nursing management interventions.

  • Identify the vascular and structural anatomy of the human brain.
  • Discuss teaching methods for patients and their families regarding the risk factors and lifestyle modifications necessary to prevent initial or secondary stroke.
  • Describe the emergency management of the stroke patient from the field to initial triage in ED.
  • Identify the appropriate diagnostic tests for the stroke patient and the care prior and postā€test.
  • Identify the various kinds of strokes and apply the current stroke guidelines for acute care management.
  • Discuss medications currently available and used in the medical management of stroke patients.
  • Identify the indications to be used with stroke patients and side effects of selected medications.
  • Discuss the different methods used or discouraged when rehabilitating the stroke patient.
  • Differentiate between types of strokes centers and certifications and use of Core Measures to improve the quality and outcomes in patient care.