15. Primary and Secondary Stroke Management

Learning Objective:

15.1 Promotes primary and secondary stroke prevention by identifying stroke related risk factors and related management strategies.

Suggested Evaluation Methods:

Successful completion of SWO Acute Stroke Unit Orientation Module 8 & quiz.

OR

Apex Innovations (2013) Hemispheres TM Stroke. Competency Series Level 6 Stroke Prevention Quiz (Requires Paid Subscription)

Learning Objective:

15.2 Identifies the signs of stroke and transient ischemic attacks and demonstrates appropriate interventions.

Suggested Evaluation Methods:

Review the Taking Action in Stroke Prevention: a quick response quide and write a self-reflection on how these guidelines apply to your current stroke practice.

Learning Objective:

15.3 Educates patient and family regarding Primary and Secondary Prevention.

Optional Learning Resources:

The Health Line

Suggested Evaluation Methods:

Provide a sample Patient/family education plan on one risk factor.