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CNA202 - CMA: Stroke Care (1.5 HR)

Purpose: The certified medication assistant will review and learn new information about caring for the patient who has had a stroke. Objectives: 1. Review the structure and function of the nervous system; 2. Describe what happens when a stroke occurs; 3. Identify the risk factors and warning signs of a stroke; 4. Differentiate between the different types of stroke: 5. Identify the effects of stroke; 6. Discuss medications used with the stroke patient; 7. Discuss the appropriate care of the stroke patient. Continuing Education Credits:  0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.5 CE hours for certified medication assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.