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.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
Parent activity set: 

Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
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