On Demand CE - Women and Stroke: Guidelines for Prevention  

Review of the AHA/ASA Guidelines for Prevention


Dr. Wende Fedder provides an in-depth review of the 2014 AHA/ASA Guidelines for the Prevention of Stroke in Women. The talk highlights gender specific risk factors such as hypertension in pregnancy, migraine, oral contraception and hormone replacement therapy. Learn about these risk factors, the nursing implications of the guidelines, and important calls to action for the cardiovascular nurse.

 0.75 CE contact hours
Cost: $0 for non-members and members 

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  • Dr. Wende Fedder
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 
  • Discuss nursing implications to reduce risk factors for stroke in women.
  • Identify sex-specific factors for stroke in women.
  • Summarize best evidence for nursing activities targeting stroke prevention in women.
  • Provide overview of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Stroke in Women published in American Heart Association Guidelines in 2014 -- Summarize the role of antiplatelet therapy and anticoagulation in the prevention of stroke in high risk women.  

This educational activity is provided by the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA). PCNA is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as an approved provider of Nurse Practitioner continuing education, provider number 030602.