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Brain Attack‚ Part 2 — Administering a Thrombolytic Agent

CE157-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Janice L. Hinkle, PhD, RN, CNRN
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The goal of this continuing education module is to enhance nurses’ ability to administer thrombolytic agents and care for patients who have had an ischemic brain attack. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Explain how thrombolytic agents work
  • List the inclusion and exclusion criteria for administration of IV alteplase (tissue plasminogen activator, recombinant; rtPA [Activase])
  • Explain the nursing care of a patient receiving IV rtPA or other treatment options following an ischemic strokev

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 9/27/2019

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