Stroke 2018: The Cutting Edge
Written and edited by leading clinical experts, Stroke 2018: The Cutting Edge, is an unbiased online CME/CE resource for any physician, nurse, or medical professional who treats patients presenting with stroke and who often must make split-second, life-and-death decisions. Complete with valuable tables, photographs, and charts, articles will educate readers to increase stroke knowledge so they can diagnose and treat stroke patients more quickly, identify conditions that mimic stroke and need different treatment, and improve overall outcomes. What's more, this concise digital resource offers all the Joint Commission-required stroke credits (8 CME/CE) with per-module testing.
- Meet the yearly continuing education requirements to maintain Joint Commission accreditation in one convenient publication
- Learn best practices to improve patient care for stroke patients in the hospital and after discharge
- Save valuable time with expert summaries and clinically relevant commentaries on recently published research
- Earn stroke-specific continuing education credits easily with modular formatting
- Delivers unbiased, clinically relevant information on cutting edge treatments for stroke patients
- Stroke experts provide authoritative commentary on diagnosis of stroke in the emergency department
- Written by national experts in stroke research
- Provides analysis and commentary on the latest published stroke research
Stroke 2018: The Cutting Edge Topics Include:
- Stroke Updates: Findings from the International Stroke Conference and latest updates in stroke-related research
- Advanced imaging in acute ischemic stroke
- Acute ischemic stroke caused by large vessel occlusion
- Stroke prevention and treatment
*Stroke 2018: The Cutting Edge is delivered in a convenient PDF format for offline learning. It is also available in print by special request. Please call 800-688-2421 or email [email protected] to learn more and make a request.
Matthew Fink, MD, FAAN, FAHA, FANA, Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor of Clinical Neurology; Chairman, Department of Neurology; and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Weill Cornell Medical College; Chief of the Division of Stroke and Critical Care Neurology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Vice Chairman of the Medical Board
Donna Avanecean, MS, RN, FNP-C, CNRN, APRN, Neuro Oncology, Cancer Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Amre M. Nouh, MD, Director of the Stroke Center, Hartford Hospital; Assistant Professor and Associate Residency Program Director; Department of Neurology - University of Connecticut
Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements:
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The Relias LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
8 ANCC contact hours will be awarded to participants who meet the criteria for successful completion. California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP#13791.
Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 8 hours of ACEP Category 1 credit.
After reading Stroke 2018: The Cutting Edge, the participant will be able to:
- Discuss current scientific research and data regarding the diagnosis and treatment of stroke
- Discuss the pathogenesis and treatment of stroke
- Cite new information regarding new drugs for stroke and new uses for traditional drugs
- Identify nonclinical issues of importance for healthcare providers who treat stroke patients
- Discuss advances in neurointerventional treatments
How to Earn Credits:
Physicians and nurses participate in this online CME/CE activity by reading the articles, using the provided references for further research, and studying the relevant questions at the end of the book. Participants will then be directed to a website, where they will complete an online assessment to show what they’ve learned. They must score 100 on the assessment in order to complete the activity, but they are allowed to answer the questions multiple times if needed. After they have successfully completed the assessment, they will be directed to an online activity evaluation form. Once that is submitted, they will receive their credit letter.
This CME/CE activity is intended for emergency medicine physicians and nurses, staff at Joint Commission-accredited stroke centers, neurologists, neurology nurses, psychiatrists, ENT physicians and nurses.
Expiration: Apr. 29, 2021
Product Code. E18171