2021 Stroke Competency and Certification

Course Description:
Stroke Certification is design to teach and share the basic core competencies of stroke recognition, treatment and management of strokes.

  • 3.0 Continuing education contact hours
  • 30 questions
  • 85% passing score required for successful course completion
  • confidential, course can be repeated if needed at not additional cost
  • certificate of course completion available with successful completion

The course follows the American Heart Association recommendations and guidelines for stroke

Topics and Content:
The course content consists of the following:

  • Risk factors of stroke
  • Signs and symptoms of stroke
  • F.A.S.T.
  • Cerebral anatomy
  • Stroke centers
  • Interventional radiology in the diagnosis and management of strokes
  • Early stroke recognition and treatment
  • Identification of the two types of stroke
  • CT imaging of stroke
  • Medications and pharmacology associated with stroke
  • Glasgow score
  • NIH stroke scale
  • Ventriculostomy 
  • Facility determinations and transfer
  • Aspiration and airway issues
  • Organ donation
Certification fee: $32.50





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