Weber Syndrome

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Release Date

5 Oct 2020

Expiration Date

8 Feb 2022

Last Reviewed

8 Feb 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes

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Activity Description

Weber syndrome is a midbrain stroke characterized by crossed hemiplegia along with oculomotor nerve deficits. This activity reviews the etiology and the salient neurological findings in the patient with Weber syndrome.

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Target Audience

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:

  • Summarize the importance of collaboration and communication amongst the interprofessional team to enhance the delivery of care to patients affected by such posterior circulation strokes.
  • Outline the etiology and patterns of neurological findings in patients with Weber syndrome.
  • Review the steps for prompt investigations and timely management of the patient thereby ensuring the best clinical outcome in the patient.
  • Summarise the holistic care bundle approach in managing such patients to improve their quality of life, and also to safeguard them from similar recurrent strokes.
  • Outline the pharmacologic therapy as it applies to Weber Syndrome

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