Stroke – Rehabilitation and Discharge Planning

CPDTime.
1h 5m
Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
First Published
Updated30 January 2018
Expires 29 November 2018

Course Overview

This Course addresses the issues for effective rehabilitation that should include a coordinated interdisciplinary team approach that also involves the patient families and carers.

Topics include:

  • The effects of a stroke (short and long term)
  • Factors affecting discharge from hospital to home, rehabilitation, or to an aged care facility
  • Discharge planning

Target audience

All healthcare professionals working in acute hospitals, specialised rehabilitation units and in the community.

Purpose

To develop an understanding of the essential role rehabilitation has in the management of stroke and how rehabilitation can be delivered in a variety of settings including acute hospitals, specialised rehabilitation units, and in the community.

Need

Rehabilitation after stroke is vital for the continuum of care and should commence within days of stroke onset. Effective rehabilitation should include a coordinated multidisciplinary team approach that also involves the patient families and carers.

Health professionals in Australia that are registered with AHPRA are required to obtain continuing professional development (CPD) hours/points each year that relates to their context of practice, in order to comply with mandatory regulatory requirements.

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the possible long-term effects of a stroke on the individual and their family
  • Describe the factors that determine discharge destinations
  • Describe how a nurse can educate a patient and their family about their discharge following a stroke
Disclosure

The presenter and all members of the planning team have disclosed that they have no relevant financial commercial relationships to products or devices related to the content of this educational activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medication have been used. Courses include expert peer reviews of the content where applicable.

  • Video Recording Completed: 24/03/2015
  • Video Recording Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Course First Published: 31/01/2018
  • Course Reviewed: N/A
  • Course Republished: N/A
  • Course Expiry Date: 25/09/2018
  • Corrections / changes made: N/A

This CPD/CNE activity will expire on 25/09/2018 after which CPD/CNE hours will not be valid.

Details
CPD1h 5m of CPD
First Published
Updated30 January 2018
Expires
29 November 2018
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Topics
Stroke
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