Stroke and TIA Case Study

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Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Assess patients for risk factors for stroke.
2. Evaluate, diagnose and differentiate patients presenting with possible signs of TIA or stroke.
3. Use current guidelines to select imaging studies for diagnosis.
4. Develop treatment plans focused on risk factor modification and medical therapy for improved outcomes in patients with stroke or TIA.
5. Review pharmacologic options to lower risk for stroke.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
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Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

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