Acute Stroke Recognition and Treatment

Acute Stroke Online is a web-based, interactive course that provides training on the symptoms, diagnosis and management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and complications of stroke. Course content is based on information from the AHA’s ACLS EP Manual and Resource Text, covering treatment from the field to the emergency department, as well as critical care and rehabilitation. The text has been adapted to an independent study activity to make this resource available to a wider audience of health professionals.

This course covers:

  • Stroke chain of survival
  • 8 D’s of stroke survival
  • Definitions of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Pathophysiology
  • Stroke risk factors, recognition, management
  • Transition to critical care and rehabilitation

Class Information

  • Course length is approximately 1-2 hours
  • This course does not require skills testing
  • 2 Year Certification
  • Online modules can be completed around your busy schedule
  • No textbook is required (reduces cost)
  • CME/CE credit is available

Course Fee: $65


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Acute Stroke Online is a web-based, interactive course that provides training on the symptoms, diagnosis and management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and complications of stroke. Course content is based on information from the AHA’s ACLS EP Manual and Resource Text, covering treatment from the field to the emergency department, as well as critical care and rehabilitation. The text has been adapted to an independent study activity to make this resource available to a wider audience of health professionals.

Course Content

  • Stroke chain of survival
  • 8 D’s of stroke survival
  • Definitions of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Pathophysiology
  • Related pharmacology
  • Stroke risk factors, recognition, management
  • Transition to critical care and rehabilitation

Register online or call us at 818.766.1111

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physicians

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.50 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Nurses

The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.50 contact hours.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 1.50 Advanced CEHs, activity number 13-AMHA-F3-0172.

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