Presented By: Alexander Eliot Merkler, MD
Price: Members: Free/ Non-Members: $63
Target Audience: RNs, Legal Nurse Consultants, and Legal Professionals
Description: Join neurologist Dr. Alex Merkler for an overview of the acute management of ischemic stroke. The webinar will cover the difference between an ischemic versus hemorrhagic stroke and the indications and risks and benefits of IV tPA for acute ischemic stroke. Also discussed will be the indications and risks and benefits of mechanical thrombectomy and delayed mechanical thrombectomy along with the medicolegal aspects of stroke care. At the end of webinar, participants should be able to list why and when tPA and mechanical thrombectomy should be used for acute ischemic stroke and should be knowledgeable regarding the risks and benefits of these treatments.
Continuing Education: The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Contact hours: 1.0
Expiration Date: January 7, 2024
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Conflict of Interest: The planners and faculty for this activity report no conflict of interest with the development and presentation of this course.