Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss current and future pre-hospital stroke systems of care.

  • Identify patients with low NIHSS stroke that may benefit from stroke revascularization.

  • Describe the spectrum of small vessel disease and treatment options.

  • Apply functional neuroanatomy concepts into routine nursing care of the stroke patient.

  • Explain recent endovascular treatment options for various types of stroke.

  • Review atrial fibrillation and its impact on stroke.

  • Discuss coordination of care and collaboration with physicians, clinical staff, care managers and post-acute providers to meet goals of a CMS BPCI-A program for stroke.

  • Recognize the role of neuropsychology in post-stroke evaluations.

  • Identify the importance and fundamental elements of developing a support group for stroke patients.

  • Define and compare between conventional and virtual reality rehabilitation.

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