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Acute Stroke Unit Orientation

ASU OrientationCover Page

Acknowledgements

Table of Contents

Introduction

Stroke Learning Objectives

Pre-test:

Module 1:  Pathophysiology of Stroke, Neuroanatomy, & Stroke Syndromes

Module 2:  Acute Stroke Management

Module 3:  Pre-Hospital Care & Emergency Management

Module 4:  Diagnostics & Assessments

Module 5:  Canadian Neurological Scale (CNS) Training

OR

Module 5:  National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Training

Module 6:  Swallowing, Feeding, & Oral Care

Module 7:  Mobility, Positioning, & Transfers

Module 8:  Secondary Stroke Prevention

Module 9:  Cognition, Perception, & Behaviour

Module 10:  Stroke & Depression

Module 11:  Intimacy Post-Stroke

SUPPLEMENTAL MODULES

Dysphagia Screening

Monitoring

Pharmacology

Teaching Your Stroke Patients About Their Medication

Supplemental Hospital Specific Forms

Other Resources:

Post Test:

Evaluation:

Please contact Jennifer Beal by email (jennifer.beal@lhsc.on.ca) or phone (519-685-8500 x 34899) for further information on the Acute Stroke Unit Orientation resource