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Understanding CVAs

This course provides an overview of cerebral vascular accidents, including risk factors, signs and symptoms of a stroke, and treatment methods. It includes lots of tips for working with clients who have had a stroke.

  • Define CVA (stroke) and discuss why it might be called a “brain attack.”
  • List at least three signs or symptoms that would indicate a person is having a stroke and requires emergency care.
  • List at least three controllable and three uncontrollable risk factors that could lead to stroke.
  • Discuss how a stroke affects clients physically, emotionally, behaviorally and how it affects speech and memory.
  • Demonstrate safe care of CVA clients based on the client’s strengths and weaknesses.

   English

   Audio Included

   CE Credit Hours: 1 Hour

   Length: 1 Hour

   State Code(s)
FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-481155

CDPH Approval: NAC# 7098

WA DSHS CE Code: CO1731612

Understanding CVAs

   English

   Audio Included

   CE Credit Hours: 1 Hour

   Length: 1 Hour

   State Code(s)
FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-481155

CDPH Approval: NAC# 7098

WA DSHS CE Code: CO1731612

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