Stroke Management

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1h 12m
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Details
CPD1h 12m of CPD
First Published
Updated13 October 2021
Expires 22 December 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia.

Course Overview

Strokes and transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs) are experienced by people, globally and often, making it vital that all healthcare workers have an understanding of their symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. This Ausmed Course will also consider pharmacological management and the role a pharmacist performs.

Topics
  • Identifying stroke signs and risk factors;
  • Acute stroke management;
  • Appraising medications used in the prevention of stroke;
  • Managing the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Purpose

The purpose of this Ausmed Course is to examine stroke and TIAs, and provide learners with the knowledge to assist in prevention, management and treatment.

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify risk factors and signs of stroke.
  • Enhanced knowledge of the acute management of stroke.
  • Appraise medications used in the prevention of stroke.
Target Audience

Pharmacists and other health professionals who are involved in the management of stroke and TIAs as well as those involved in the prescribing, dispensing and administration of stroke medication treatments throughout patient care.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Details
CPD1h 12m of CPD
First Published
Updated13 October 2021
Expires
22 December 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia.
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