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2018 AMSN Convention

112 - In-Hospital Stroke vs. Stroke Mimic

Sep 14, 2018 11:15am ‐ Sep 14, 2018 12:30pm

Credits: None available.

Price: $30.00
Members: $20.00


Med-surg nurses need to be knowledgeable about factors that increase stroke risk, able to identify signs of stroke, proficient in assessing patients with new onset of stroke-like symptoms, informed about stroke mimics, and aware of the need for timely diagnosis and treatment.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/16/2020.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

ommercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss factors that increase a hospitalized patient's risk for stroke and list the steps for rapid stroke evaluation and determination of candidacy for thrombolytic or interventional therapy.


  • Kathleen Burns, DNP, APRN, ACCNS-AG, ACNS-BC, CEN, Senior Director of Nursing Education & Professional Development, Cleveland Clinic
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Floremil Aruejo
12/27/21 1:03 pm

Learned and was able to increase understanding on factors that increase hospitalized patient's risk for stroke, list steps for rapid stroke evaluation and determination for thrombolytic candidacy or interventional therapy.