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The NIH Stroke Scale - CE640
The NIH Stroke Scale
A Window into Neurological Status

CE640 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Anna Ver Hage, RN, MSN, CNRN, CCRN, AGACNP-BC
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to provide nurses with information about the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale for evaluation of neurological status in adult patients with acute ischemic stroke. After studying the information presented here, you will able to:
  • State how to perform a neurological assessment using the NIHSS
  • Describe the stroke scales’ validity in predicting lesion size and stroke severity
  • Discuss the NIHSS as a predictor of outcomes in patients with stroke

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/29/2016

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