Learn how to recognize stroke and stroke mimics and be able to quickly and confidently assess an NIH stroke score to minimize time to treatment.
Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.
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, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA)
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: 1. Describe and assess acute CVAs efficiently and effectively. 2. Identify ways to perform accurate NIH stroke scales on difficult, aphasic, or uncooperative patients. 3. Review what the NIH stroke score means and how it changes treatment. 4. Differentiate between CVA mimics through history and exam.