Product Detail

Advances in Stroke Care
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
CEDRIC MCKOY, MSN, ACNP
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
12/6/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077550
Objectives
  1. Summarize the latest clinical advances in stroke assessment and treatment.
  2. Describe the rationale behind acute perfusion strategies, including the indications and contraindications with t-PA and Mechanical Clot retrieval.
  3. Explain the role of a Stroke Rapid Response Team.
  4. Demonstrate a focused neurological exam for the patient potentially experiencing a stroke.
  5. Compare ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes.
  6. Develop a plan of care for a patient in the hyper-acute stage of stroke treatment.
Outline

Stroke Prevention Updates

  • Guidelines for Modifiable Risk Factors
  • Hypertension Recommendations
  • Cardiac Connections
  • Obesity Epidemic
  • Are We Making Progress?

Challenges of the Neuro Exam

  • Determining Mental Status
  • Cranial Nerve Assessment Key Findings
  • Differentiating the Cause When Seconds Count
  • NIHSS Guidelines
  • Stroke Rapid Response Teams

Identifying Stroke Mimics and Chameleons

  • Interpreting Imaging & Other Diagnostics
  • Metabolic Problems
  • Central Nervous System Problems
  • Psychiatric Disorders
  • Migraine Headaches

Acute Stroke Care

  • The Stroke Timeline
  • Critical History Questions
  • Hyper-Acute Care Standards
  • Time Targets for Triage
  • Key Diagnostics
  • Acute Blood Pressure Management

Ischemic Strokes

  • Thrombotic Strokes
  • Major Symptoms by Region
  • Hypercoagulable Work-up
  • Embolic Strokes
  • Symptoms by Arterial Involvement

Current Management Strategies

  • Joint Commission Core Measures
  • Fluid Management
  • Seizure Management
  • Intra-Arterial t-PA
  • Stenting
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia
  • Compressive Craniectomy
  • Mechanical Clot Retrieval
  • MERCI Retriever
  • Treatments on the Horizon
  • AANN Guidelines & Expected Outcomes

Hemorrhagic Strokes

  • Latest Clinical Treatment Advances
  • Managing Increased Intracranial Pressure
  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Grading Scales

Limiting Complications of Stroke

  • Controversial Therapies
  • Nursing Responsibilities
  • New Technology Improving Outcomes

Stroke Medication from A to Z

  • Anticoagulants
  • Antihypertensives
  • Glycemic Control
  • Neurostimulants
  • Thrombolytics
  • Clinical Trials on the Horizon

Expanding the Role of the Primary Stroke Center

  • The Transition to Comprehensive Stroke Centers
  • Best Demonstrated Practices
  • Updates & Improvements More than a Decade Later
Author

CEDRIC MCKOY, MSN, ACNP

Cedric McKoy is a neuro-intensive care nurse practitioner and the Associate Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC). UCMC serves close to 500 stroke patients annually and includes a neurointensive care unit for patients with ICH, ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, brain tumors, traumatic brain injuries, myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.

As an acute care nurse practitioner, Cedric works with a team of neuro-intensivists to assess and develop care plans for ICU patients, as well as providing hospital wide consultation for neuro patients. In his role as the Stroke Center Coordinator, Cedric trains critical care nurses and is responsible for TJC data collection for the hospital's stroke patient population. He also contributed to the development of the Stroke Management Guidelines for the UCMC.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Loyola University-Chicago, Cedric is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Stroke Association and the Stroke Action Alliance.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cedric McKoy is the Stroke Center Coordinator for The University of Chicago Medical Center. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cedric McKoy has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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Audience
Nurses, Physician Assistants