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Neurovascular Crisis: Caring for Stroke 5th Edition

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Continuing Education |  Critical Care |  Neurology |  Bookstore |  Audio CD
Tara Orgon-Stamper, MSN, RN, CNRN, CNP, SCRN
Course Levels:
Intermediate to Advanced
650 Minutes
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Target Audience


Program Description
This course provides a more advanced review of the ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patient. It also offers a comprehensive review of anatomy, assessments and diagnostics, providing an in-depth refresher on the pathophysiology and care of the stroke patient. It reviews the various types of strokes and interventions, both pharmacologic and endovascular. The course covers the comorbidities of stroke in present-day patients; it also covers the complications and bed-side treatment modalities, such as intracranial pressure (ICP) and targeted temperature management (TTM).

Program Learning Outcomes
This program prepares the learner to:

  1. Recognize the continuum of care for the various stroke patients, from initial presentation to discharge and into the community.

Contact Hours

ANCC Approved

ANCC Accredited Provider


Contact Hours: 11.75 


MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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Course Materials


Tara Orgon-Stamper, MSN, RN, CNRN, CNP, SCRN's Profile

Tara Orgon-Stamper, MSN, RN, CNRN, CNP, SCRN Related Seminars and Products

Dr. Stamper is an adult nurse practitioner who has worked in the field of neuroscience for almost 20 years. She has worked across the continuum of the neuroscience population, including traumatic brain injury, brain and spinal tumors, complex spine surgeries, functional neurosurgery and stroke. Although she has spent time in the long-term acute and rehab settings, she feels most comfortable in the academic hospital setting.

Tara has spoken nationally on neuroanatomy and traumatic brain injury as well as neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders and serves on the faculty at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing in its nurse practitioner program and at Robert Morris University School of Nursing in its doctoral program in Pittsburgh, PA. During her neuroscience career, Tara served on numerous quality and patient committees, in both personal and professional environments. Tara recently left neuroscience after 18 years of clinical practice and joined the supportive care service at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. She has launched a supportive care heart failure program in conjunction with the department of cardiology to support and provide quality of life to congestive heart failure patients. Tara thoroughly enjoys teaching about neuroscience and welcomes class participation.

What's Included

Audio CD

  • Audio Discs
  • 11.75 ANCC Approved Contact Hours
  • Online Administered Post-Test
  • Printed Study Guide
  • PDF PowerPoints
  • 61 Practice Questions with Rationales (Located in Study Guide)
  • Unlimited Tech Support

Return Policy

Friendly return policy. You may return any unopened bookstore item for any reason within 30 days of the purchase date and receive a full refund. Shipping and handling fees incurred are nonrefundable. To request a return or exchange, please call 800-763-3332.



Overall:      4.3

Total Reviews: 20