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Acute Stroke Unit Orientation

Cover Page

Acknowledgments

Table of Contents

Introduction
 

Stroke Learning Objectives

 
  • Interprofessional Stroke Core Competencies
  • For a complete listing of Stroke Core Competencies for all disciplines visit the Core Competencies for Stroke on the CorHealth website
 

Pre-Test:

 
  • Online version
  • Downloadable & printable version
 

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

 
  • Learning Objectives, Content & References
  • Cognition Content - Tips & Tools for Everyday Living - Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
  • Perceptiopn Content - Tips & Tools for Everyday Living - Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
  • Behaviour Content - Tips & Tools for Everyday Living - Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
  • References
  • Quiz
  • Quiz Answers
 

Module 10: Stroke & Depression

   

Module 11: Intimacy Post-Stroke

   

SUPPLEMENTAL MODULES

 

Dysphagia Screening

Monitoring

Phamacology

Teaching Your Stroke Patients About Their Medication

Supplemental Hospital Specific Forms

Other Resources:
   

Post Test:

 
  • Online version
  • Downloadable & printable version
 

Evaluation:

 
  • Online version
  • Downloadable & printable version

Please contact Jean Morrow by email (jean.morrow@lhsc.on.ca) or phone (519-685-8500 ext 34899) for further information on the Acute Stroke Unit Orientation resource.