Goal and Learning Outcomes
This course has been approved for 2 hours by the Commission on Case Manager Certification for 2014.
The goal of this interprofessional continuing education module is to provide an overview of the roles and interactions among a nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist and speech-language pathologist as they address the complex rehabilitation and medical needs of an older adult who has experienced a post-surgical ischemic stroke. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the distinct and interactive roles of nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists who work in concert to address the immediate and long-term needs of an older adult patient with complex health problems
- Articulate typical assessment and intervention approaches across the acute care and rehabilitation phases of treating an older adult patient who has experienced an embolic stroke
- Explain how the roles and functions of an interprofessional healthcare team complement one another, requiring interprofessional communication and coordination of services
Please note: The Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board has designated this educational activity to receive 1.50 contact hours in Category A and 0 contact hours in Category B toward recertification.
In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.
Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.
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