This course addresses the prehospital, emergency department, and stroke unit management of patients with acute stroke by incorporating interactive discussions, hands-on workshops, video and standardized patients. It covers the differential diagnosis of stroke, rapid recognition of five major stroke syndromes, training in the use of the Miami Emergency Neurologic Deficit (MEND) exam, and the use of thrombolytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke patients.
Passing score is 72% on the posttest.
Class Time: 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Advanced Stroke Life Support
General Participant - $150.00
UNC REX employees - $35 (use discount code - UNC REX EMPLOYEE)
NC Health and UNC employees (UNC MC, UNCPN, Chatham, Caldwell, UNC Rockingham) - $75 (use discount code - UNCHCS EMPLOYEE)
UNC Managed Entities employees (Johnston, Pardee, Nash, Wayne) - $100 (use discount code - UNC AFFILIATE)
Only a portion of the course fee represents revenue to the University of Miami Gordon Center, Center for Research in Medical Education, developer of the Stroke Life Support curriculum.
The Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.
Eight (8) hours are awarded for successful completion of the full course.
Life Support Classroom
2500 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
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