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Stroke Certified Registered Nurse Review

UCLA Covel Commons - Grand Horizon Room

Wednesday, February 24, 2016  0800-1600
Thursday, February 25, 2016  0800-1200

Course Objectives

  • Describe the neurovascular anatomy, physiology and pathology of the brain and neurovascular system.
  • Discuss the urgent medical and nursing care of patients who have intracranial bleeding.
  • Explain the diagnosis and treatment of patients who have had ischemic strokes.
  • Explain conditions which are commonly associated with the development of strokes.

SCRN Study Guide 

Use this 66 question guide to help you study.  Often there are several correct answers, just like the SCRN examination.  You must carefully choose the most correct.  To get the most out of this study guide, look up answers you've missed and explain why incorrect responses are incorrect. 

SCRN Agenda and Presentations (please refer to the event reminder for the username and password) 

Neurovascular Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology - Pamela Nye, RN, MS, CNRN, SCRN
Assessment, Scoring, and Tools - Pamela Nye, RN, MS, CNRN, SCRN
Ischemic Stroke and TIA - Dr. Norma McNair, PhD, RN, SCRN, CNRN 
Intracranial Hemorrhage - Elizabeth Cattell RN, MN, CNRN, ACNP-BC 
A New Ear in Stroke Care - Dr. Jeffrey Saver, MD
Stroke Rehabilitation - Joan McCulloch, SLP 
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage - Carl Wherry, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC
Interventional Radiology: Embolectomy and More - Dr. Melissa Reider-Demer DNP, MN, CNP
Radiology Primer: Reading Images for the Beginner - Pamela Nye, RN, MS, CNRN, SCRN
ICU Management & Concerns - Amanda Severson, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC
Medical Conditions Associated with Stroke - Patricia M. Sheehan, RN, MN, CNS 
Stroke in Unusual Populations: Children & Adolescents - Theresa Kirkpatrick, RN, MSN, CPNP, CCRN, CNS
Stroke in Unusual Populations: Pregnancy - Nicole Marie Casalenuovo, MSN, RNC-OB

Continuing Education Contact Hours

Nurses will be awarded 10.5 contact hours for participation in the course.

UCLA Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

UCLA Health is an approved Provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number 12511 for 12.5 contact hours.

Please allow ample time for traffic and parking. No partial CE credit given.


For more information contact Pamela Nye at PNye@mednet.ucla.edu or 310-267-7092.

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