SMi Source Lesson Stroke

  • SMi Source lesson Stroke has the following microlearning topics

  • 1. Introduction and Learning Objectives

    2. Organization and Division of the Nervous System: ANS, PNS, CNS, and SNS

    3. Organization and Division of the Nervous System: ANS, PNS, CNS

    4. Organization and Function of the CNS

    5. Knowledge Check: Parts of the Nervous System and Their Functions

    6. Meninges and Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)

    7. Blood Supply to and from the CNS

    8. Knowledge Check: Arteries that Supply the Brain

    9. Knowledge Check: Brain Structure and Cerebral Circulation

    10. Stroke Types and Definitions

    11. Arterial Etiologies of Ischemic Stroke

    12. Knowledge Check: Current Definition of Stroke

    13. Epidemiology

    14. Risk Factors and Ischemic Stroke

    15. Proatherogenic Risk Factors

    16. Knowledge Check: Risk Factors for Ischemic Stroke

    17. Knowledge Check: Epidemiology of Stroke

    18. Overview of Acute Ischemic Stroke

    19. Neuronal Death

    20. Oxidative Stress

    21. Knowledge Check: Targeted by Pharmacological Intervention in Ischemic Stroke

    22. Knowledge Check: Cellular Factor Depleted in Ischemic Stroke

    23. Knowledge Check: Neuronal Cell Death in Ischemic Stroke

    24. Knowledge Check: Microglial Cells

    25. Knowledge Check: Platelet Glycoprotein Receptors

    26. Recovery and Regeneration

    27. Emerging Therapeutic Strategies/Targets for Stroke

    28. Overview of Diagnosis

    29. Clinical Stroke Classification Schemes: Overview and Outcomes

    30. Clinical Stroke Classification Schemes: TOAST and SSS-TOAST

    31. Clinical Stroke Classification Schemes: Original TOAST vs. SSS-TOAST Results

    32. Stroke Scores Commonly Used

    33. Knowledge Check: Tools for Scoring Stroke

    34. Knowledge Check: Identification Methods for Ischemic Stroke

    35. Stroke Chain of Survival

    36. Prehospital Management of Stroke

    37. Stroke Centers and Stroke Systems of Care

    38. Emergency Evaluation and Diagnosis of Acute Ischemic Stroke

    39. Early Diagnosis: Brain and Vascular Imaging

    40. General Supportive Care and Treatment of Acute Complications: Airway Support, Temperature, and Cardiac Monitoring

    41. General Supportive Care and Treatment of Acute Complications: Intravenous Fluids and Blood Glucose

    42. Intravenous Fibrinolysis

    43. Interventions

    44. Treatment of Acute Neurological Complications: Management of Cerebral and Cerebellar Infarction with Swelling

    45. Treatment of Acute Neurological Complications: Hemorrhagic Transformation of Ischemic Stroke

    46. Transition of Care

    47. Patient Education

    48. Knowledge Check: Goal Time For Door to Drug

    49. Knowledge Check: Rare During Acute Ischemic Stroke

    50. Knowledge Check: Prescribing Information for Alteplase

    51. Knowledge Check: Intra-Arterial Treatments

  • Lesson Stroke is built from these main references. Log into SMi Source for a complete list and details.

  • Goldstein LB, Bushnell CD, Adams RJ, et al. Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Stroke: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke. 2011;42:517-584.

    Grossman AW and Broderick JP. Advances and Challenges in Treatment and Prevention of Ischemic Stroke. Ann Neurol. 2013;74:363-372.