While ischemic strokes are unusual in procedural areas such as the cath lab, they can happen anywhere. Because of this, it is important to be prepared. This course reviews the evaluation and treatment process for a patient suffering an ischemic stroke after cardiac catheterization.
District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC 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.
Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Kentucky Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Nurses will receive 0.50 contact hours for participating in this course.
Mississippi Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
North Dakota Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Stroke After Cardiac Catheterization
Section 3: Treatment in the Cath Lab
Rapid Response Team
The Glucose Factor
Section 4: Discharge Planning
What Happened to John?
Section 5: Clinical Vignette
Section 6: Conclusion
Rhoda Phillips is a SME/content writer for Relias. She completed her BSN with top honors at Regis University. Rhoda earned her MSN in nursing education from Capella University and graduated summa cum laude. She also maintains a certified emergency nursing certification (CEN). Rhoda’s experience includes over 18 years in direct patient care as a staff and charge nurse in emergency departments, med-surg units, observation, critical care, and long-term care. She has also served as a nursing school clinical instructor, a clinical educator in the emergency department and most recently as clinical educator for multiple med-surg units.Disclosure: Rhoda Phillips, MSN, RN, CEN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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