Tenecteplase for Acute Ischemic Stroke
Intravenous thrombolytics is the mainstay of acute therapy in ischemic stroke. While alteplase has been FDA-approved for this indication since the 1990s, Tenecteplase has recently gained traction for usage in acute ischemic stroke treatment as well. This lecture summarizes the existing evidence and practical considerations for use of Tenecteplase in stroke therapy.
Internal Medicine Physicians
Learners will be able to:
- define the usage of tenecteplase for acute ischemic stroke
- assess the utility of tenecteplase as an alternative to alteplase in the correct setting
- analyze some of the data from major tenecteplase trials
- demonstrate knowledge of proper tenecteplase administration techniques and protocols
Benzion Blech, M.D.
Vahid Behravan, M.D.
Michelle Boudreau, D.O.
Caitlyn Boyd, MHA, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Theresa Sevilis, D.O.
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This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- 1.00 Nursing Education Hours
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by American Association of Neuroscience Nurses an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Pharmacology Credit: TeleSpecialists does not issue pharmacology credit. However, specific sessions may be recognized for pharmacology credit by your state nursing board. Contact your state nursing board for further information.
- 1.00 Participation