Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Workers: Culture of Medicine Meets Ongoing Complicated Crisis
The 2020 – 2021 COVID pandemic has led to multiple unexpected outcomes for providers and medical staff on the frontlines of treatment.  In addition to risk and worry over infectious exposure, staff and providers have also had to deal with high census, increased critical care bed usage, the steep
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  • CME Activities
  • COVID-19
  • Mental Health
  • Prevention
  • Psychiatry
  • Wellness
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  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
The Medicolegal and Ethical Aspects of Telemedicine: What Healthcare Providers Should Know
Join TeleSpecialists’ TeleNeurologist, Dr. Michelle Boudreau, as she reviews the medicolegal and ethical aspects of telemedicine to increase competence and improve patient care. Dr. Boudreau will cover the following topics in this talk: 
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  • CME Activities
  • Ethics
  • Medicolegal
  • Telemedicine
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
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  • Participation
Best Practices and Lessons Learned from 200+ Hospitals
Join us in celebrating National Stroke Awareness Month and National Neuroscience Nurses Week as our panel reviews several TeleSpecialists’ best practice recommendations and discusses new focus areas for the improvement of stroke care.
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  • Alteplase
  • Best Practices
  • CME Activities
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • Neurology
  • Telemedicine
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • Participation
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
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  • CME Activities
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • Neurology
  • Nursing Continuing Education
  • Stroke
  • Tenecteplase
  • Thrombolytics
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • Nursing Education Hours
  • Participation
Epilepsy Review and Medication Update
Seizure medications have greatly increased in number over the past decade.  This lecture will go over the new categories of medications, the best application of each one, and limitations of use including monitoring parameters.  Both emergent, inpatient, and outpatient topics will be covered to al
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  • CME Activities
  • Critical Care
  • Disorders
  • Emergency
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology
  • Seizure
Format
  • Webinar recorded
Credits
Key Concepts and Medical Management for Secondary Stroke Prevention
There is a high rate of recurrent stroke after an ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack.  Identification and early management of modifiable risk factors, such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, cardiac disease, behavioral interventions such as diet, physical activity, and smoking c
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  • Best Practices
  • CME Activities
  • Neurology
  • Nursing Continuing Education
  • Prevention
  • Stroke
  • Wellness
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • Nursing Education Hours
  • Participation
Quality Improvement in Acute Stroke Care: A Teleneurologist's Perspective
Evidence has shown that the benefits of IV tPA and thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke are time-dependent.  Therefore, AHA guidelines have made certain recommendations regarding door-to-needle and door-to-groin puncture time.  Despite this, the majority of acute ischemic patients who receive tP
Category
  • Alteplase
  • Best Practices
  • CME Activities
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • Nursing Continuing Education
  • Stroke
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • Nursing Education Hours
  • Participation
CD-AMC: Catatonia in the Medically Ill
Catatonia remains under recognized in medically ill patients.  Further, while is continues to be commonly considered primarily a psychiatric illness, catatonia frequently occurs in association with an underlying medical etiology.  The aims of this presentation are to assist participants in:
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  • Catatonia
  • CME Activities
  • Nursing Continuing Education
  • Psychiatry
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • Nursing Education Hours
  • Participation
Thrombolytics: To Treat or Not to Treat?
Join TeleSpecialists Dr. Theresa Sevilis, board certified vascular neurologist to review the American Heart Association Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke.  Dr.
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  • Alteplase
  • Best Practices
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology
  • Nursing Continuing Education
  • Stroke
  • Tenecteplase
  • Thrombolytics
Format
  • Webinar recorded
Credits
  • Nursing Contact Hours
Posterior Circulation Strokes
Acute ischemic stroke is a condition that requires timely recognition to initiate optimal acute stroke therapies, reducing morbidity and mortality.  Posterior circulation strokes, in particular, can be difficult to recognize and are commonly misdiagnosed in the emergency setting.  Join TeleSpecia
Category
  • Anatomy
  • Best Practices
  • CME Activities
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • Neurology
  • Nursing Continuing Education
  • Stroke
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • Nursing Contact Hours
  • Participation