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.  

Target Audience

ED Physicians

Internal Medicine Physicians

Neurologists

Stroke Coordinators

Nurses

 

Learning Objectives

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
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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
Course opens: 
01/21/2022
Course expires: 
01/20/2024
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Speaker(s)

Benzion Blech, M.D.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Peer Reviewer(s)

Vahid Behravan, M.D.

has a financial relationship (Employment) with Johnson&Johnson;.

Michelle Boudreau, D.O.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Planner(s)

Caitlyn Boyd, MHA, MSN, RN, CPHQ

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Theresa Sevilis, D.O.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Physicians: 

We are working with a Joint Provider to provide CME accredited activities.  Please allow up to 10 business days for your instructions on claiming your CME certificate. 

Nurses:

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.


Available Credit

  • 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
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