Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the measures used to manage risk factors for stroke and cardiovascular disease.

  • Discuss the impact of pre-hospital care on the management of stroke patients.

  • Explain the assessments of anterior and posterior stroke.

  • Explain the role of the Primary Stroke Center in acute stroke management.

  • Compare the roles of advanced practice providers caring for stroke patients in the hospital and ambulatory settings.

  • Describe the most up-to-date endovascular treatment options for acute ischemic stroke.

  • Discuss the risks and benefits of various treatment options for intracerebral hemorrhage.

  • Explain the different treatment alternatives for management of intracranial aneurysms.

  • Describe how neuroscience nursing has changed to meet the challenges of advanced stroke care.

  • Explain the current management and treatment of atrial fibrillation.

  • Review the impact of early rehabilitation on patient outcomes.

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