Neuro/Stroke Case Review: Nursing Care Topics

Step Status
Type: Enduring Material
Credits: 1
Cost: $15
NOTE: Course is free to HSHS colleagues, please contact to get discount code if you do not have it already.

Hardware/Software Requirements:
High speed connection to the Internet. Browser: the most current version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari or Mozilla Firefox. The ability to access and view Adobe pdf documents, Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash Player are recommended. To download/update Adobe Reader and Flash Player, go to and follow download the instructions. Printer access recommended to print completion certificate.

The teaching method for this program will consist of a video with corresponding quiz. Participants will use what they have learned in the video, to complete a follow-up evaluation and quiz to assess new knowledge acquisition. Participants must answer 4 out of 5 questions correctly to pass this course. The program should take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Powers, WJ. (2019) Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: 2019 Update to the 2018 Guidelines for theEarly Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke. A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American HeartAssociation/American Stroke AssociationStroke. 2019;50:e1-e75.
DNV Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification Program Requirements. Revision 22-0. 1/1/2022

Confidentiality Statement:
We must protect the confidentiality of the information handled by Prairie/HSHS CME and Prairie Education and Research Cooperative. We will take precautions to avoid improper, inappropriate or inadvertent disclosures of sensitive, confidential or privileged information, records or documents.

Continuing Nursing Education:
HSHS/Prairie Education and Research Cooperative, Department of Continuing Education, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This program has been awarded 1.0 Contact Hours.
Successful completion requirements: Attendees must view the entire content, pass a quiz and complete an evaluation form in order to receive a CE certificate.
Objectives: Objective/Outcome 1: Increase in knowledge, competence and/or performance by discussion of aspects of stroke patient nursing care expected in the ED and for the inpatients with stroke.

Objective/Outcome 2: Increase in competence and performance by discussion of opportunities for improvement of processes, communication and documentation.


Sarah Badalamenti, RN, MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital
Clara Lewis, RN
Alison Meyer, MD