Alphabet Soup of Stroke & Neuro Assessment in AIS
This session will improve the understanding and application of the multiple Stroke Scales in the assessment of the Acute Stroke patient by breaking down the various stroke scales and incorporating neuro assessment tools and tips to build a systematic approach to identifying the specific stroke syndrome, ruling out stroke mimics while using the most appropriate stroke scale for the clinical situation. The presenter is Ray Bennett, BSN RN CEN CFRN CTRN SCRN NRP.
Learner Outcome:Upon completion of this course, the emergency room nurse will be able to understand the various stroke scales in the assessment of the suspected AIS patient, and how scoring of various neuro scales affects treatment of the AIS patient and eventual patient outcome.
The planners and presenters of this course have no conflicts of interest and there was no commercial support of this activity. The course will provide .68 contact hours of CNE, upon complete review of course module, successful completion of quiz, and submitting an evaluation. Course expires 6/27/2022.
The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Unit No. P0232
The Emergency Nurses Association is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2322.