Stroke

Describes the pathophysiology associated with stroke. Discusses the major risk factors for stroke. Identifies the lifestyle and dietary changes that can help prevent the onset of a stroke. Describes currently available treatments and new therapies still under investigation. Explains the role of the rehabilitation team, including physical and occupational therapists, and counselors, in helping to improve patient outcome.
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Hour 1

  1. The Pathophysiology of Stroke
    1.    Ischemic
    2.    Hemorrhagic Stoke
    3.    Transient Ischemic Attacks
  2. Risk Factors for Stroke
    1.    Risk Factors that van be Modified or Treated
    2.    Risk Factors that cannot be Modified
  3. New Guidelines for Hypertension
  4. Symptoms of a Stroke

Hour 2

  1. Preventing a Stroke
    1.    Dietary Strategies and Exercise
  2. Prevention for High Risk Persons
  3. Surgery
  4. Predicting Stroke by Inflammatory Markers

Hour 3

  1. Treatment of Stroke
    1.    Ischemic Stroke
    2.    Hemorrhagic Stroke
  2. Treatment Guidelines and Recommendations
  3. Treatment of Children
  4. After a Stroke
    1.    Rehabilitation
    2.    Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
    3.    Counseling

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the pathophysiology associated with stroke.
  2. Discuss the major risk factors for stroke.
  3. Identify the lifestyle and dietary changes that can help prevent the onset of a stroke.
  4. Describe currently available treatments and new therapies still under investigation.
  5. Explain the role of the rehabilitation team, including physical and occupational therapists, and counselors, in helping to improve patient outcome.
Instructor M. O'Brien, M.D.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 43
More Information About This Course: Stroke accreditation

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