Acute Ischemic Stroke Update

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Identify patients with underlying risk factors for stroke.
2. Employ measures with have proven benefit to decrease stroke in patients at risk.
3. State the 2009 AHA/ASA definition of TIA and describe the recommended evaluation.
4. Propose appropriate treatment options to improve outcomes in patients who suffer a stroke.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
01/10/2017
Course expires: 
01/09/2020
Parent activity set: 

Robert Dachs, MD, FAAFP, Vice Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor, Ellis Hospital Family medicine Residency Program, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/10/2017
Course expires: 
01/09/2020
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