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.
Category
  • Alteplase
  • Best Practices
  • CME Activities
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • Neurology
  • Nursing Continuing Education
  • Stroke
  • Tenecteplase
  • Thrombolytics
Format
  • Webinar live
Credits
  • Nursing Contact Hours
Event date April 28, 2022
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
Category
  • CME Activities
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • Neurology
  • Nursing Continuing Education
  • Stroke
  • Tenecteplase
  • Thrombolytics
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:
Category
  • Catatonia
  • CME Activities
  • Nursing Continuing Education
  • Psychiatry
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • Nursing Education Hours
  • Participation
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
Category
  • 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