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Stroke: Hope through Research

Author: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Course Created: 2008

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
3.7 out of 4.0, Based on: 42 reviews

Course Summary

This course provides information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of stroke.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • What is Stroke?
  • How Do You Recognize Stroke?
  • How is the Cause of Stroke Determined?
  • Imaging for the Diagnosis of Acute Stroke Who is at Risk for Stroke?
  • Unmodifiable Risk Factors
  • Other Risk Factors
  • Modifiable Lifestyle Risk Factors
  • Genetic Risk Factors
  • What Stroke Therapies are Available?
  • What Disabilities Can Result From a Stroke?
  • What Research is Being Done by the NINDS?

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the incidence of stroke.
  • Describe the symptoms of stroke.
  • Explain the risk factors for stroke.
  • Describe disabilities resulting from stroke.

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