Acute Stroke

Overview

4.6 out of 5 (29 Reviews)

Credits

2.00

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28

Release Date

5 Oct 2020

Expiration Date

29 Sep 2022

Last Reviewed

29 Sep 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

120 Minutes

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Activity Description

Acute strokes, also known as cerebrovascular accidents, are broadly classified as either ischemic or hemorrhagic. Acute strokes result in loss of blood flow, nutrients and oxygen to a region of the brain, resulting in neuronal damage and subsequent neurological deficits. With early, focused treatment, rehabilitation programs, and long-term lifestyle changes, chances of a meaningful recovery can be maximized. This activity reviews the evaluation and management of cerebrovascular accidents and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in caring for affected patients.

UAN: JA0007034-9999-21-117-H01-P
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Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the different types/pathophysiology of acute stroke and their etiologies.
  • Explain how to evaluate a patient for an acute stroke.
  • Identify treatment considerations for patients affected by an acute stroke.
  • Employ strategies to improve interprofessional teamwork and in turn enhance outcomes for patients affected by strokes.

Pharmacy Activity Type:
Disease/Drug Therapy Related


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CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. This activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, and StatPearls Publishing, LLC.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and StatPearls Publishing, LLC. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this continuing education activity for 2.00 contact hours for pharmacists.

FL Board of Pharmacy Tripartite, approval #20-608156.

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  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
  6. Complete the evaluation form.

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Good review

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stop with the excessive evaluations

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