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An Interprofessional Approach: The Patient After Stroke - OT680

An Interprofessional Approach: The Patient After Stroke

by Anna Ver Hage, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN and Marsha Howell, CCC-SLP, MA and Anne Ahlman, MPT and Barbra Saaty, OTR, MS
OT680
(4.2 / 138 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

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Price: $19.00
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Summary:

Early management and rehabilitation after stroke requires an interprofessional approach by a coordinated team of healthcare professionals that includes nurses, speech-language pathologists, and physical and occupational therapists. Coordination among these professionals is imperative to improving the lives and outcomes of patients after a stroke. Each specialty has important, unique functions to perform requiring careful management by a unified team. This module will focus on the role of nurses, speech-language pathologists, and physical and occupational therapists both as an individual healthcare discipline and as a team member in the care of patients following stroke.

Objectives:

The goal of this program is to provide healthcare professionals with information about an interprofessional approach to care of patients after stroke. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify the stroke nurse’s role from admission to discharge
  • Discuss the role of speech-language pathology in treatment of speech, communication and swallowing disorders characteristic of patients poststroke
  • Describe the role of physical and occupational therapy in improving the functional outcomes of patients poststroke
 
Content Level: Introductory
Instructional Method: Online Course — Clinical Vignette & Narrative
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Client Factors
Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech language pathologists.
 
Occupational therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
OnCourse Learning is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy and Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 6/3/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 7/27/2015
Course Termination/Update Date: 7/27/2018

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Patricia T - Trenton, NJ, NJ  ·  Aug 07, 2018
Course nicely supports the title. I noted references throughout article but was unable to print references.
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Patrick D - Saint Petersburg, FL  ·  Aug 05, 2018
This course was enlightening.
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Autumn M - Raleigh, NC  ·  Jul 25, 2018
good information for multidisciplinary approach
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Jill B - Mapleton , IL  ·  Jul 24, 2018
good class , review
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Sharon D - Levittown, PA  ·  Jul 23, 2018
good course would recommend to others
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Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50