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Advances in Stroke Care

Advances in Stroke Care

Advances in Stroke Care

Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACNP Rehab WELCOME!
Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACNP Rehab WELCOME!
on behalf of Pesi HealthCare

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Launch date: 22 May 2018
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Last updated: 02 Dec 2018

Reference: 189387

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Technology Updates that Improve Outcomes New Procedures that Expand the Treatment Window The Best Medications and Key Timing Guidelines Assessment Data You Should NEVER Miss Making Sense of the Mimics 10 Years Later: The Evolution of the Primary Stroke Center 52-year-old John presents to the ER reporting that he has a headache that just doesn’t go away and his vision is a little blurry. He is sure it is just another sinus infection. As you are taking his history you notice he is slurring some of his words and suddenly he slumps over. Are you prepared for the emergency that is happening right in front of you? Patients may present with or develop neurological symptoms at any time, making it essential that healthcare providers possess the ability – and the confidence – to quickly assess these changes and intervene appropriately. Stroke patients have a short window for treatment and they depend on your expertise. Join Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACNP, for this in-depth look at the advances in stroke management. Every nurse needs to know these critical concepts in order to provide the best and most up-to-date care to patients and their families. Cedric is well known for his ability to make complex concepts understandable and provides useful tips and tools you can immediately put into practice. Register today and be prepared to make the difference between a good and bad outcome when faced with your next stroke emergency.

Objectives

Summarize the latest clinical advances in stroke assessment and treatment.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to summarize the latest clinical advances in stroke assessment and treatment.
Describe the rationale behind acute perfusion strategies, including the indications and contraindications with t-PA and Mechanical Clot retrieval.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe the rationale behind acute perfusion strategies, including the indications and contraindications with t-PA and Mechanical Clot retrieval.
Explain the role of a Stroke Rapid Response Team.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to explain the role of a Stroke Rapid Response Team.
Demonstrate a focused neurological exam for the patient potentially experiencing a stroke.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to demonstrate a focused neurological exam for the patient potentially experiencing a stroke.
Compare ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to compare ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes.
Develop a plan of care for a patient in the hyper-acute stage of stroke treatment.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to develop a plan of care for a patient in the hyper-acute stage of stroke treatment.
Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACNP Rehab WELCOME!

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Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACNP Rehab WELCOME!
on behalf of Pesi HealthCare

Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACN P, is a neuro-intensive care nurse practitioner and the Stroke Center Coordinator at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC). UCMC serves close to 400 stroke patients annually and includes a neurointensive care unit for patients with ICH, ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, brain tumors, traumatic brain injuries, myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. As an acute care nurse practitioner, Cedric works with a team of neuro-intensivists to assess and develop care plans for ICU patients, as well as providing hospital-wide consultation for neuro patients. In his role as the Stroke Center Coordinator, Cedric trains critical care nurses and is responsible for TJC data collection for the hospital’s stroke patient population. He also contributed to the development of the Stroke Management Guidelines for the UCMC. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Loyola University-Chicago, Cedric is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Stroke Association and the Stroke Action Alliance. Speaker Disclosure: Financial: Cedric McKoy is the Stroke Center Coordinator for The University of Chicago Medical Center. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Nonfinancial: Cedric McKoy has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 6.25 Hours
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 6.00 Hours
  • Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON)
  • 6.00 Hours -
    Reference: #346

Faculty and Disclosures

No relevant financial relationships, No relevant financial relationships

No relevant financial relationships, No relevant financial relationships

No relevant financial relationships

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