LEARNING OUTCOME: Upon completion of this continuing education course, you will demonstrate an understanding of the anatomical alterations, pathophysiology, and emergency care.
Identify some risk factors for stroke.
Discuss the major classifications of stroke.
Describe the structural anatomy of the normal brain and the alterations in function resulting from stroke.
Outline the pathophysiology and etiology of stroke.
Describe the components of prehospital care and evaluation of stroke