Anterior Cerebral Artery Stroke

Overview

5 out of 5 (1 Reviews)

Credits

1.25

Post Assesment Questions

9

Release Date

5 Oct 2020

Expiration Date

31 Jan 2022

Last Reviewed

31 Jan 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

75 Minutes

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Activity Description

Anterior cerebral artery stokes occur in the territory of the anterior cerebral artery which involve the superior and medial part of the parietal lobe along with the midline of the frontal lobe. These are uncommon causes of ischemic infarctions, making up about 0.3-4.4% of stroke cases in series reports. The clinical presentation of this stoke is variable as it depends on whether the anterior cerebral artery or one of its branches is involved. This activity illustrates the evaluation and management of anterior cerebral artery stroke and reviews the role of the interprofessional team in improving care for patients with this condition.

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This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Describe the etiology of anterior cerebral artery strokes.
  • Explain the role of the non-contrast CT as the imaging modality of choice in diagnosing anterior cerebral artery strokes.
  • Review the common complications of anterior cerebral artery stroke as well as the risks of IV alteplase administration used in its treatment.
  • Outline the pharmacologic therapy as it applies to Anterior Cerebral Artery Stroke

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This activity is jointly provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and StatPearls. AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 1.25 Contact Hours.

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  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
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