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193919 - Rural Update for Stroke Hyperacute Interventions

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We are aiming to provide update GP education (combined to visit to the rural hospitals) about stroke management, focused in secondary prevention. Stroke management (acute, subacute) has changed dramatically over the last 5 years, and we are due to do this update, with a special focus in rural GP and those stroke patients who has delayed/limited access to Neurology.

Relevance to General Practice

GPs need to be abreast of hyperacute stroke assessment and management to ensure rural patients have access to these therapies. There have been major advances in hyperacute stroke care over the last 3-5 years. Telestroke will be playing a major part in changes to the current model of care for acute stroke management. This education session will ensure that local GPs are aware of the latest evidence-based practice, processes and management systems for stroke to ensure access to timely intervention.
Early symptom recognition and management is the key to optimise patient outcomes.
Advances in imaging techniques help us to comprehensively assess and manage these patients. A TIA may not “just be a TIA”.

Learning outcomes
  • Assess and diagnose an acute stroke
  • Confidently engage with local emergency department and Telestroke team to provide hyperacute care to stroke patients
  • Develop a comprehensive management plan for patients post stroke in collaboration with Neurology team
  • Evaluate stroke patient using assessment tools to guide referral pathway and treatment decisions.
  • Identify secondary prevention strategies for stroke patients
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Rural health
    • Adult health
    Partnering organisations

    HNEH LHD

    Activity sponsor

    Bayer

    This activity is also available on these dates

    19/03/2020

    Powehouse Hotel by Rydges, Armidale

    18/03/2020

    Town & Country Club, Moree

    Delivery
    Title
    193919 - Rural Update for Stroke Hyperacute Interventions
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2.5 hours
    Start Date
    17-Mar-2020
    End Date
    17-Mar-2020
    CPD Points
    5 cpd
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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