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Understanding Stroke

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify defining characteristics of chronic kidney disease and nursing interventions for care management.


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Differentiate the different treatments for ischemic versus hemorrhagic stroke.
  2. Identify three (3) signs of a stroke
  3. Identify three (3) modifiable risk factors for a stroke

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge about strokes by passing a quiz with a score of 85% or greater accuracy

Author

Brittany Phillips, PT, DPT, OCS

Brittany Phillips is a board certified Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) physical therapist
through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Her clinical experience covers a wide array of diagnoses, including neurology, oncology, and pelvic rehabilitation. In addition to being an orthopedic specialist, Dr. Phillips holds a certification as a LSVT Big physical therapist, focusing on the treatment of persons with Parkinson’s disease. Beyond her role as a clinician, Dr. Phillips serves as a Certified Clinical Instructor (CCI) for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students, is a two-time finalist for the Florida Clinical Instructor of the Year and is an adjunct professor teaching anatomy and physiology to healthcare students.

Understanding Stroke - Healthcare Academy
Healthcare Academy

Understanding Stroke

$15.00

Stroke impacts many individuals every year, causing devastating disability. This educational activity outlines common risk factors, signs and symptoms, and immediate actions that can save a person’s life.

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