Annual Conference 2013

153 - Risk Reduction in Stroke

Sep 19, 2013 1:15pm ‐ Sep 19, 2013 2:15pm

Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00

Description

Using a case study approach, this session discusses strategies for risk reduction in patients who have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack, including guideline-recommended medications for blood pressure and lipid control, the importance of lifestyle changes, and recurrent stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation.


Contact hours available until 9/21/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Lynne Braun discloses that she received other grant/research support from the National Institutes of Health and that she serves on the advisory board for UpToDate


Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.


Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.


Objectives:

  • Discuss strategies for risk reduction in patients who have had a stroke or TIA.
  • Apply updated hypertension and lipid guidelines to the high-risk individual.
  • Discuss the importance of anticoagulation for recurrent stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Speaker(s):

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