Talking About Strokes
The goal of this course is to help health care professionals learn about strokes – warning signs, risk factors, different kinds of strokes, symptoms of AFib and different strokes, how to diagnose a stroke, rehab services and medications used to treat strokes.

Course Publication Date: July 25, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:S072520
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the characteristics of a stroke.

  • Name some of the symptoms of different kinds of strokes.

  • Describe different tests done to diagnose a stroke.

  • Discuss medications used for a stroke.

  • Discuss rehabilitation for stroke patients.

  • Name some of the warning signs of a stroke.

  • List the parts of the brain and what they are responsible for.

  • Discuss some of the risk factors – things that can and/or cannot be changed.

  • Describe some common symptoms of AFib.

  • Name four types of strokes.


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