03. Cardiovascular and Respiratory Effects

Learning Objective:

3.1 Describes the anatomy and physiology of cardiovascular and respiratory systems as it relates to risk factors for stroke.

Suggested Learning Resources:

STARS: Physiological monitoring following stroke

Suggested Evaluation Methods:

Complete case studies in STARS Module on Physiological Monitoring

Learning Objective:

3.2 Identify cardiovascular and respiratory systems complications as a result of a stroke including:

  • Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
  • Myocardial infarctions
  • Dysphagia
  • Aspiration pneumonia
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Suggested Learning Resources:

SWO Acute Stroke Orientation: Module 2

Suggested Evaluation Methods:

SWO Acute Stroke Orientation, Module 2 Quiz

OR

Successful completion of Canadian Hemispheres Level 4 (Requires paid subscription)