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Acute Ischaemic Stroke




Intended Learning Outcomes

Acute Ischaemic Stroke

  1. List the possible causes of stroke
  2. Describe the difference between an ischaemic and a haemorrhagic stroke
  3. Outline manage complications in a patient with stroke
  4. Describe how to initiate appropriate treatment in a timely manner


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Relevant Competencies from CoBaTrICE

Acute Ischaemic Stroke

  • 1.1 Adopts a structured and timely approach to the recognition, assessment and stabilisation of the acutely ill patient with disordered physiology
  • 1.4 Triages and prioritises patients appropriately, including timely admission to ICU
  • 3.1 Manages the care of the critically ill patient with specific acute medical conditions
  • 3.6 Recognises and manages the patient with neurological impairment