The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with strokes and how the senior population is affected. The anatomy of cerebral blood flow and the effects of stroke on the brain tissue is discussed. Signs and symptoms of stroke are presented along with actions to be taken from early treatment. Information is provided on stroke prevention strategies. This course engages learners in content about diagnostic tests, treatments, and medications used to treat strokes. The course concludes with an overview of the lasting physical and psychosocial effects and tactics caregivers can implement to help a resident improve his or her quality of life.
Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.0000 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN, was a subject matter expert for Relias. She has 25 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute healthcare environments. Her experience includes leadership and management across the healthcare spectrum. She has owned and operated an assisted living business. Carlson's clinical practice includes acute care, long-term acute care, home health and hospice. Carlson has served for over a decade in various board positions for State Nursing Associations, including president. She has been a nurse planner for multiple continuing education events and has experience as a leader in the design and implementation of an ANCC-CNE accredited approver unit for a multi-state nursing consortium. Carlson is certified as Critical Care Registered Nurse. Disclosure: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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