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Stroke Secondary Prevention Clinics (Starting a Stroke Clinic)

A Members-only Accredited Webinar

Program Release Date: Dec. 5, 2012
Expiration Date: Dec. 5, 2013
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
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This activity is jointly sponsored by Medical Education Resources and National Stroke Association.

The Program

Organized outpatient secondary prevention stroke care reduces morbidity and mortality. More care units dedicated to secondary stroke prevention will greatly benefit those who are at greatest risk for recurrent stroke. More so, healthcare professionals who are aware of the benefits of secondary prevention will be better equipped to refer stroke patients to secondary prevention stroke clinics.

The Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinics (Starting a Stroke Clinic) webinar aims to educate healthcare professionals on the effectiveness of stroke clinics and the basics of starting and operating a clinic.

Learning Goal/Purpose

The goal of the Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinics webinar activity is to offer examples and best practices for healthcare professionals who are interested in stroke prevention clinics as a means to decrease recurrent stroke.

Educational Objectives

As a result of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify methods to prevent secondary strokes
  • Identify business strategies for successful stroke prevention clinics
  • Recall the six Cs to success

Target Audience

The target audience for the Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinics webinar activity includes stroke center coordinators, nurses, medical directors, hospital administrators, neurologists and other stroke team members interested in stroke prevention clinics.

Physician Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and National Stroke Association. MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

MER designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Accreditation

MER is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This CE activity provides 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education.

Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing approved education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12299 for 1 contact hour.

Method of Participation

The enduring webinar is designed for individual viewing. The post-test and evaluation are electronic and can only be completed by an individual after watching the program. There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.

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During the period from Dec. 5, 2012, through Dec. 5, 2013, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity; 3) complete the post-test by recording the best answer to each question; 4) complete the evaluation form; and 5) hit “submit” to return to National Stroke Association.

Content Developed and Presented By

Mary Hensley, MAc, FACHE, FHFMA, FACMPE
University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minn.
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 

Barbara Duryea, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Conemaugh Health System, Johnstown, Pa.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

MER ensures balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all our educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported or used in a CME activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. MER is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not the business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Faculty

Mary Hensley, MAc, FACHE, FHFMA, FACMPE

Barbara Duryea, MSN, RN, CPHQ

 

Reported Financial Relationship

No financial relationships to disclose

No financial relationships to disclose

The content managers reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Denise Henasey, National Stroke Association, has no financial relationships to disclose.
Marta Hefner, has no financial relationships to disclose.
Amanda Kershaw, PharmD, BCS, and Veronda Smith, FNP-BC, MER,have no financial relationships to disclose.

Disclaimer

The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of MER and/or National Stroke Association. The authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of MER and/or National Stroke Association.

MER’s ANCC accreditation status does not imply endorsement by MER or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.

System Requirements

PC-based attendees—Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista or newer. Macintosh®-based attendees—Required: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer.

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For questions regarding this activity, please contact Valerie Siebert-Thomas at
vsiebert-thomas@stroke.org or Medical Education Resources at info@cmepartner.org.

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