Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Identification: MSNJ2123
Issue: November-December 2021
Volume: Vol.30/No. 6
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 12/31/2023
  • 1.30 - CH
  • 1.00 - Rx


Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to discuss the importance of providing patient education regarding the need for anticoagulant therapy, anticoagulant mechanism of action, adverse effects, required monitoring parameters, and need for treatment adherence to prevent stroke and thromboembolic events.

Contact hours available until 12/31/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online NCPD evaluation.

Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this nursing continuing professional development article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This education activity 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 nursing continuing professional development 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.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, AMSN Education Director.


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Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

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Michele George
12/18/21 10:12 am

Great article

Barbara Potts
1/5/22 2:23 pm

Easy to read/understand.

Stephen Jaglowitz
1/12/22 6:44 pm

Med surg nurses do have to be aware of anticoagulation in AF patients and especially monitoring PT INR if coumadin is in use.

Nanette Lagatao
1/26/22 4:05 pm

Very informative,

Jasmine Francis
2/26/22 10:01 am

Nice topic

Ivory Pedral
2/27/22 6:01 pm

Medical-surgical nurses have the knowledge and skills to advocate for positive outcomes and safety in patients with AF who take anticoagulants for stroke prevention

Karen Brooks
4/2/22 10:28 pm

I will be using this article from my paper and electronic device as reference as I have not yet heard of the drug Savaysa. The article is quite informative.

Cheryl Ward
4/3/22 10:51 am

Often have patients with afib. Article very informative

Preetha Nair
4/14/22 11:48 am

Very informative

Cecilia Nguyen
6/4/22 5:31 pm

Great information

Sandra Slonosky
8/22/22 12:56 pm

good article

Van Bellew
2/15/23 12:48 am

Great review of AF and stroke