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Course code

GCSM700

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge and practice in acute and long-term stroke management.

Learning outcomes

apply knowledge of the pathology of cerebral vascular disease and the clinical characteristics and diagnostic criteria/classification of stroke.

reflect upon the role and scope of your nursing practice in relation to best practice guidelines for acute and long term stroke management.

understand the human reaction to crisis and change resulting from a stroke.

implement health promotion theory/frameworks to reduce the risk of stroke.