Describe risk factors, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic tests, medical treatment, and nursing interventions for both hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.
Contact hours available until 10/10/18.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: • Denise Murcek – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care • Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care • Melissa Nesmith-Vester – Employee, Aegerion • Elizabeth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care • Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita • Kimberly Waugh – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.
Objectives: • List risk factors associated with stroke. • Differentiate pathophysiology of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke. • Describe clinical manifestations of stroke. • Explain the diagnostic tests used to determine stroke. • Discuss medical treatment of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke. • Outline nursing interventions in caring for the patient with a stroke.
MSN, RN, CNS,
Northern Nevada Medical Center