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Improving Patient Compliance and Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes Through Caregiver Engagement

Do you want to learn to engage and educate caregivers in order to provide better support for stroke patients? This archived webinar discusses how to improve patient compliance and outcomes with rehabilitation through caregiver education.

Learn more about engaging caregivers to provide better supportOriginal Program Date:  September 23, 2015
Estimated Time: 1 hour

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This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and National Stroke Association.

Program Overview

The faculty teaches participants how to engage and educate caregivers to provide better support for stroke patients and improve their compliance and outcomes with rehabilitation.

Goals and Learning Objectives
The goal of the Improving Patient Compliance and Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes Through Caregiver Engagement activity is to teach healthcare professionals how to improve patient compliance and rehabilitation outcomes through caregiver education. Participants will learn how to:

  • Recall techniques that can be taught to Caregivers in attempt to improve patient compliance and understand that there is no “one size fits all” 
  • Describe the responsibilities of medical professionals in educating Caregivers​
  • Identify interventions with Caregivers that have yielded positive results in research​

Target Audience
The target audience includes neurologists, neuroscience nurses, emergency department physicians and nurses, hospitalists and other healthcare professionals who provide care to stroke patients.

Content Developed and Presented By
Karen Murray, OT
Outpatient Occupational Therapist
Reliant North Texas
Richardson, Texas

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
Medical Education Resources ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its 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 CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. MER is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CE activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of a commercial interest.

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

Name of Faculty

Reported Financial Relationship

Karen Murray, OT

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:

Name of Content Managers

      Reported Financial Relationship

Denise Taylor, National Stroke Association

             No financial relationships to disclose

MER content managers

             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 Medical Education Resources 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 Medical Education Resources and/or National Stroke Association. 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 patient’s 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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