Activity ID



September 29, 2022

Format Type


CME Credit



$49.50 - $199
CME Provider

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


This focused review on the topic of stroke is divided into 7 sections:

Definitions and Risk Factors (15 minutes)
Brain stem stroke syndromes (13 minutes)
Acute treatment (15 minutes)
Rehabilitation (12 minutes)
Emerging technologies (10 minutes)
Stroke side effects (15 minutes)
Stroke side effects, part 2 (12 minutes)

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Educational Objectives

Understand stroke risk factors, both modifiable and non-modifiable
Identify the clinical characteristics of the most commonly encountered strokes including those involving cerebral arteries as well as cerebellar strokes and brainstem stroke syndromes
Describe an appropriate stroke etiologic work-up for a patient who has been admitted to your inpatient rehabilitation unit in order to be sure that is has been completed sufficiently
Recognize the major theories of rehabilitation (including motor) recovery post-stroke
Identify emerging technologies and approaches used in stroke rehabilitation
Determine the cause of shoulder pain in your stroke patient in your outpatient clinic post-acute care
Design a dysphagia evaluation and management program for your local hospital to improve quality of life and decrease aspiration pneumonia rates and readmission rates at your affiliated hospital
Determine the types of aphasia your patients have on your stroke unit
Facilitate the return to work for your stroke outpatient with cognitive impairment/dysfunction


Stroke, Central nervous systems, Residents


Medical Knowledge

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

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