After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Identify the difference between a hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.
2. Identify 5 risk factors for stroke.
3. Identify 5 different types of neurologic disorders.
4. Verbalize postoperative complications of tumor resection surgery.
5. Define ICP, and state signs & symptoms when ICP increases.
6. Name 5 disciplines of the health care interdisciplinary team that is able to assist the post CVA patient
7. State the purpose of the NIHSS and why it is used.


Stephanie Winslow, BSN, RN
Stroke Coordinator
Baystate Medical Center

Allison Kostrzewa, MSN, RN, CNRN, HNB-BC
Nurse Manager Neuroscience
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients. 

Session date: 
10/14/2021 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours

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