Stroke Care and Practice Guidelines | May 29, 2024

Pittsburgh, PA US
May 29, 2024

This course provides information regarding the AHA Stroke Practice Guidelines including VTE prophylaxis, bedside dysphagia screening, and interdisciplinary care for stroke patients.

Target Audience

This course is open to nurses caring for stroke patients at UPMC St. Margaret.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate the components of the NIH stroke scale and the neurological exam
  • Recognize the importance of the AHA Stroke Practice Guidelines
  • Identify components of the care of stroke patients
  • Review the application of the stroke guidelines to clinical practice
  • Understand the indications for use, proper administration, and patient monitoring for tenecteplase
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/29/2024
Course expires: 
06/12/2024
Event starts: 
05/29/2024 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
05/29/2024 - 1:00pm EDT
UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
United States

Alexandria Pantoja, RN, CMSRN
Clinician Educator, 5A
UPMC St. Margaret

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

This activity is approved for the following credit: ANCC.  Other healthcare professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.75 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 4.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.75 Attendance
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