Code Stroke: What is my role?
Designed for the practitioner who is unfamiliar or uncomfortable with the guidelines for treating ischemic stroke. Key content will focus on assessment of the stroke patient, correlating function to the area of the brain affected, quick and in-depth neurologic assessment techniques and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association guidelines for treating ischemic stroke will be discussed and applied to a case study. A brief overview of alternatives such as interventional neuroradiology is also included. Participants should bring a desire to enhance the care they provide to the stroke patient.
Describe the latest guidelines for management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
Identify opportunities for implementation of the guidelines for code stroke
Format and Method of Instruction:
An interactive lecture incorporating audiovisuals and hands on activities by the participants will facilitate the learning process. Case studies will promote critical thinking.
Primary Speaker Information:
Julie Miller, RN, BSN, CCRN
President: Paws to Learn
7313 CR 2192
Whitehouse, TX 75791