Southwest Affiliate Stroke Boot Camp (Enduring)
This program educates Stroke Coordinators in key components of their role, providing tools and resources that they need to build and maintain successful programs.
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Southwest Affiliate Stroke Boot Camp (Enduring)

 

Participation and Successful Completion
Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following:

  1. Register and view the course online.
  2. View the content in its entirety.
  3. Complete a post-test with a minimum score of 80%.
  4. Complete a survey of your learning experience.
  5. Claim your CME/CE Certificate.


Hardware/Software Requirements
Internet Explorer 7 or greater, Firefox (Latest Version), Google Chrome, Windows 7 or above, Safari (Latest Version), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Internet Explorer is not supported on the Macintosh, Mac OS 10.4

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners -
Stroke Coordinators, Nurses, QI Department, Cardiology, ICU, CCU

Description
The SouthWest Affiliate’s Quality & Systems Improvement Department is excited to launch an online based Stroke Coordinators Boot Camp.

This program educates Stroke Coordinators in key components of their role, providing tools and resources that they need to build and maintain successful programs.
                                                      

Learning Objectives 
At the completion of this online course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Define the key responsibilities of a stroke coordinator related to interaction with physicians; hospital clinicians; administrators and external partners including EMS.

  1. Discuss strategies the stroke coordinator can utilize to help navigate the waters of stroke program development.

  1. Identify the important first steps to get a stroke team member focused on performance improvement, peer review and multi-disciplinary planning.

  1. Describe strategies to use data to obtain buy-in and commitment from staff, physicians and administration.

  1. List several practical options for organizing the daily, weekly and monthly priorities of a stroke coordinator.

  1. Discuss options for starting and sustaining a successful stroke support group.

  1. Discuss institutional preparation for certification survey visits.

  1. Discuss processes and procedures that can be used by PSC when transferring to CSC.

  1. Articulate the reason evidence based practice guidelines are important to the Stroke patient.

  1. Identify ways that GWTG Stroke can help with data capture and reporting.


Course Agenda

Time

Presentation Title

Faculty

Corresponding learning Objective (list by number)

1:05:12

The Role of the Stroke Coordinator

Alex Graves

1

44:43

Hot Off The Press: How to get an abstract accepted

Sarah Duzinski

Stephanie Jeansonne

Aliza T. Brown

Leigh Allen

11

49:54

Neuro Anatomy & Physiology for the Stroke Coordinator

Stacy Moye

12

55:35

Clinical Practice Guidelines – WHAAAATT?

Deb Motz

9

57:59

Performance Improvement: Brief overview and examples

Alex Graves

Melody Bower

Trudy Robinson

3

54:46

Stroke Education for Everyone

Candace J McAlpine

1, 2

50:04

Navigating the C-suite and other Stakeholders

Laura Griffin

4

1:04:48

GWTG – all of the things!

Allison Capetillo

10

44:30

Stroke: Safe Passage from Our Place to Yours

Jamee Gatzemeier

Michelle Patterson

8

48:29

Cryptogenic Stroke

Shadi Yaghi

13

57:39

Preparing for Survey

Colleen Kehr

7

32:05

Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Support Group

Carly Rossi

6

1:02:28

Getting a Small Hospital Stroke Ready – Not too small to make a big difference

Martha Buford

2, 3, 5

53:14

How do I get this all done & stay sane?

Erica Martin

5

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity
12 hours

Faculty
Alex Graves, ANP, ACNP, ANVP
Cerebrovascular Program Manager
St. Anthony's Hospital

Sara Duzinski, MPH
QSI Director, Quality Improvement Initiative
American Heart Association

Stephanie Jeansonne, MSN, RN, CNRN, CCRN, SCRN
RN IV/Clinical Nurse Expert- Neuroscience and Surgical Service Line
Houston Methodist Hospital

Aliza T. Brown, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
UAMS

Leigh Allen, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, CNRN, SCRN
Stroke Program Coordinator
Baylor Scott & White Health Austin

Stacy Moye, MSN, APRN, NP-C
Neurology Nurse Practitioner
Houston Methodist

Deb Motz, MS, BSN, RN, SCRN
American Stroke Association
SR Director QSI

Melody Bower, RN
Stroke Program Coordinator
Wyoming Medical Center

Trudy Robinson, RN
Stroke Program Coordinator
St. Francis Medical Center

Candace J. McAlpine, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Stroke Program Coordinator
Baylor University Medical Center

Laura Griffin, DNP, APRN, CCRN, ACNP-BC
Vice President of Neurological Services
HCA Gulf Coast

Allison Capetillo, BSN, RN, SCRN
Director – Quality and Systems Improvement
American Heart Association

Jamee Gatzemeier, RN, BSN, SCRN
Stroke Program Coordinator
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine

Michelle Patterson, APRN-CCNS, SCRN
Clinical Coordinator
St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital San Antonio

Shadi Yaghi, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Brown Medical School
Staff Vascular Neurologist, Rhode Island Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center

Colleen Kehr, BSN, RN
Neurosciences LCSW -  Director, Neuro ICU
The Methodist Hospital System

Carly Rossi
Neurosciences
LCSW

Martha Buford, RN
Stroke Program Manager
Connally Memorial Medical Center

Erica Martin, BSN, RN
Stroke and Chest Pain Program Manager
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

Accreditation Statements
ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE:  October 2018
TERMINATION DATE:  10/30/2021
LAST REVIEW DATE: October 2018
JOINT ACCREDITATION TERM: 10/30/2018-10/30/2021

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 15.00 contact hour.  

Disclosures
All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Faculty Member

Employment

Research Grant

Consultant/
Advisory Board

Stock Shareholder (directly purchased)

Honoraria

Other

Speaker’s Bureau

Alex Graves

St.Anthony's Hospital

None

None

None

None

None

Sara Duzinski

AHA

None

None

None

None

None

Stephanie Jeansonne

Houston Methodist Hospital

None

None

None

None

None

Aliza T. Brown

UAMS

None

None

None

None

None

Leigh Allen

Baylor Scott & White Health Austin

None

None

None

None

None

Stacy Moye

Houston Methodist

None

None

None

None

None

Deb Motz

AHA

None

None

None

None

None

Melody Bower

Wyoming Medical Center

None

None

None

None

None

Trudy Robinson

St. Francis Medical Center

None

None

None

None

None

Candace J. McAlpine

Baylor University Medical Center

None

None

None

None

None

Laura Griffin

HCA Gulf Coast

None

None

None

None

None

Allison Capetillo

AHA

None

None

None

None

None

Jamee Gatzemeier

Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine

None

None

None

None

None

Michelle Patterson

St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital San Antonio

None

None

None

None

None

Colleen Kehr

The Methodist Hospital System

None

None

None

None

None

Carly Rossi

LCSW

None

None

None

None

None

Martha Buford

Connally Memorial Medical Center

None

None

None

None

None

Erica Martin

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

None

None

None

None

None

Michelle Forner

University of New Mexico Hospital

None

None

None

None

None

Kasha Pinkerton

Washington Regional Medical Center

None

None

None

None

None

Erlinda Abantao

Valley Baptist Medical Center Harlingen

None

None

None

None

None

This table represents the relationships of this educational activity’s faculty members that may be perceived as actual or reasonable perceived conflicts of interest as reported on the Disclosure Questionnaire which all AHA volunteers are required to complete and submit. The focus is on relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the 12-month period preceding the time that the individual is being asked to assume a role controlling content.

Medium
This activity is an internet-based activity.

Contact Information
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Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality
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Copyright Information
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Commercial Support
This activity did not receive independent medical educational grants.

Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
FREE
Activity Price
448 Registered Users
Credits
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