Stroke

Return to Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 90 min.


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Learning Objectives

1. Understand principles of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention.

2. Update understanding of traditional and new options for stroke prophylaxis.

3. Formulate plans to assist patients in making behavioral modifications (such as smoking, lowering high blood pressure) to decrease their risk of having a stroke.

4. Propose appropriate treatment options to improve outcomes in patients who suffer a stroke.

5. Review rehabilitation options, e.g. home health vs. outpatient vs. inpatient vs. skilled nursing facility.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
10/15/2013
Course expires: 
10/14/2016

Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/15/2013
Course expires: 
10/14/2016
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