Cedric McKoy – Strategies for Excellence in Stroke Care
Rule Out Conditions that Mimic Stroke
Update on the Latest Diagnostic Tools
The Latest Clinical Advances in Treatment
Attend this seminar and learn to quickly recognize and assess the often subtle changes in a patient’s neurological status in order to quickly respond with effective interventions. Join national speaker, Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACNP, for this in-depth program focused on maximizing stroke patient outcomes through awareness, prevention and timely treatment. You will have the opportunity to analyze complex stroke cases, strengthen your assessment skills, and advance your understanding of neurological changes in your patients.
Cedric is able to merge the latest science with practical strategies for stroke care. He will help you understand treatment modalities for improving the care you provide to patients. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the latest advances for achieving excellence in stroke care!
Hyper-Acute Stroke Care
Initial Stroke Triage
Arrival to the ED
Acute Treatment & Interventions
Artery to Artery
Patient Education & Preparedness
Immediate Diagnostic Studies
Acute Stroke Care
Defining the Stroke Timeline
Deep Tendon Reflexes
Management of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Strokes
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Latest Clinical Advances
Use of the Merci ® Retriever Device
Antihypertensives and Diuretics
Vasopressors and Inotropes
Post-Acute Stroke Care
Levels of Rehab/Restorative Care
Roles within the Interdisciplinary Team
Goals of Stroke Rehab
Stroke System of Care
Acute Stroke Setting, Team, & Survival
Quality Improvement Techniques
Criteria for Stroke Center Certification
Would you like to receive Cedric McKoy – Strategies for Excellence in Stroke Care ?
Summarize the latest clinical advances in stroke assessment and treatment.
Assess the care techniques for stroke patients in the hyper-acute, acute and post-acute stages of recovery.
Describe the rationale behind acute perfusion strategies, including the indications and contraindications with t-PA.
Recognize the early, subtle signs of stroke.
Discuss medication recommendations and protocols for the stroke patient.
Define the nurse’s role in stroke prevention.