rehabilitation of stroke
Contact Hours: Contact hours are no longer offered for this course.
Pricing & Licensure
Single UNIT License: $895
Unit, multi-unit, and facility pricing/licensure is determined by number of beds. Contact us if your unit has more than 30 beds or if you are interested in multi-unit or facility pricing. For more information on licensure, go to http://www.rehabclassworks.com/licensing.htm.
Rehab Nursing Series Course 17
Focus: Application of Core Rehab Skills to the Care of Patients with Stroke
(Courses can be used as part of the Rehab Nursing Series novice-to-expert staff development program or as individual learning activities.)
Rehabilitation of Stroke is a comprehensive course that applies knowledge of core rehabilitation nursing care to the care of the patient with stroke. Addressing the pathophysiology of stroke and evidence-based interdisciplinary care of patients, it uses case studies to review and apply skills in managing elimination, dysphagia, communication deficits, mobility limitations, and self-care problems. This course can be used as part of a continuing education program for Stroke Certified organizations.
Chapter 1 Stroke Facts
This chapter reviews the facts about the frequency and causes of stroke. It emphasizes efforts to educate about prevention and control of modifiable risk factors.
Chapter 2 Brain Attack
Every minute counts! This chapter reviews the efforts to educate the public about stroke as a brain attack and provides an overview of emergent response in an effort to limit the impact of a stroke.
Chapter 3 Anatomy & Physiology
This review of pathophysiology and etiology of stroke helps to develop skills in anticipating functional outcomes based on the site of the stroke.
Case Study Chapters
These chapters present three cases for review and application of core rehab skills to the care of patients with stroke. The team must work tightly together to evaluate, rehabilitate, and educate the patient and caregiver. Patients will not thrive in the community if we do not learn to care for caregivers too. This means empowering them, training them, and assisting them to use support and services from friends and others so that they can take care of themselves.
Chapter 7 Posttest
As a result of participating in this activity, the learner will be able to pass the posttest with a score of 80% or better, demonstrating knowledge of:
Contact hours no longer will be provided for this course after October 1, 2019.If you would like to provide contact hours for this course at your site, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the details of the Mergener formula.