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Stroke: An Evidence-Based Review

Product #
1318PT
Type
PT/PTA
Hours
4
Approval Status

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Course Description:

According to the American Heart Association, in 2020, stroke accounted for 1 of every 19 deaths in the United States.  The AHA also reported that there were 7.08 million deaths attributable to cerebrovascular disease worldwide.  How can we more efficiently and effectively treat our patients that have been affected by this prevalent diagnosis?

Laura K Miller, DPT, EdD, NCS, MSCS, ATP will guide you through the evidence in this course on stroke.  

This course will help you:

  • Describe the pathology and epidemiology of strokes
  • Understand risk factors and their implication in stroke
  • Discuss medical and symptomatic treatment
  • Discuss common signs and symptoms of CVA
  • Understand the multidisciplinary approach/team
  • Describe outcome measures
  • Discuss evidence-based interventions for rehab

Methods of Instruction:

Online audio/video course

Course Instructor:

Laura K. Miller, DPT, EdD, NCS, MSCS, ATP

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers.

Educational Level:

Intermediate

Prerequisites:

None

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize common stroke epidemiology and differentiate between types of strokes
  2. Identify common risk factors for stroke and recognize common signs and symptoms
  3. Identify hemispheric differences in strokes
  4. Recognize the differential diagnoses for strokes and distinguishing types of CVAs
  5. Identify medical and pharmacological management post CVA
  6. Identify the Multidisciplinary Team and differentiate between the players and their important roles
  7. Identify the stages of recovery and possible complications such as skin breakdown, gait abnormalities, osteoporosis, Central Post Stroke Pain, Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain, Apraxia, Falls, Somatosensory issues and more
  8. Recognize the importance of treating gait impairments, spasticity and neglect
  9. Identify and understand new “fancy” technologies
  10. Recognize and understand the common outcome measures with stroke

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test

ATC State Approvals

Alabama
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Alaska
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Arizona
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Arkansas
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
California
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Colorado
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Connecticut
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Delaware
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
District of Columbia
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Florida
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Georgia
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Hawaii
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Idaho
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Illinois
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Indiana
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Iowa
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Kansas
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Kentucky
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Louisiana
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Maine
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Maryland
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Massachusetts
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Michigan
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Minnesota
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Mississippi
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Missouri
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Montana
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Nebraska
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Nevada
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
New Hampshire
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
New Jersey
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
New Mexico
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
New York
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
North Carolina
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
North Dakota
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Ohio
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Oklahoma
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Oregon
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Pennsylvania
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Rhode Island
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
South Carolina
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
South Dakota
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Tennessee
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Texas
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Utah
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Vermont
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Virginia
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Washington
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
West Virginia
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Wisconsin
BOC Approved Provider-Category A
Wyoming
BOC Approved Provider-Category A

PT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted/Approved
Alaska
Approved
Arizona
Approved Category A
California
Approved
Colorado
Approved- Meets CO DORA for Category 1
Connecticut
Board Accepted/Approved
Delaware
Approved
District of Columbia
Approved
Florida
Florida Approved for Online/Home Study
Georgia
Approved
Hawaii
Approved
Idaho
Approved
Illinois
Illinois Approved Provider (#216.000250)
Indiana
Approved-Category 1
Iowa
Board Accepted/Approved
Kansas
Board Accepted/Approved
Kentucky
Kentucky-KPTA Approved Provider - #CS75-2023-APTAKY (Expires 11-2-25) Category 1
Louisiana
Louisiana PT Board Approved- Expires 12-31-24
Maine
No State Requirements
Maryland
Maryland PT Board Approved
Massachusetts
Approved
Michigan
Approved (Activity Code 1)
Minnesota
Minnesota PT Board Approved- Expires 5-11-25 - # 10381
Mississippi
Approved
Missouri
Approved
Montana
Approved Category A
Nebraska
Board Accepted/Approved
New Hampshire
Board Accepted/Approved
New Mexico
New Mexico PT Board Approved- Expires 4-6-25
New York
Approved Provider
North Carolina
Approved
North Dakota
Board Accepted/Approved
Oklahoma
Approved- Oklahoma Medical Board Via CE Broker
Oregon
Approved
Pennsylvania
Approved - (4GEN, 0DA)
Rhode Island
Approved
South Carolina
Board Accepted/Approved
South Dakota
No State Requirements
Tennessee
Board Accepted/Approved-Class 1
Texas
TPTA Approved/Accredited Provider # 2501036TX
Utah
Board Accepted/Approved
Vermont
Approved
Virginia
Approved-Type 1
Washington
Board Accepted/Approved
West Virginia
West Virginia PT Board Approved- Expires 12-31-24 - # ADVC-F24-32
Wisconsin
Approved
Wyoming
Board Accepted/Approved