Care of the Stroke Patient Class for RNs

Tuesday, July 29

This class is designed to provide an overview of the essential content necessary for critical care RNs to care for stroke patients.

Tuesday, July 29
8 am to 12 pm
Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St.
San Diego, CA 92123
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  • Registration closes July 28

Presented by Sharp Memorial Hospital

This class will provide critical care RNs an overview on essential care for stroke patients. The class covers topics such as information pertinent to assessment, treatment, patient education and discharge criteria. 

At the completion of the course, each attendee will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the clinical presentation of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Compare and contrast the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation and management of acute ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Compare and contrast the management of patients with ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Discuss the diagnostic tests utilized for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Discuss the etiology, risk factors and pathophysiology of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, or login to your account to cancel online.

Presenter Information

  • Lovella Hailey, MS, NP, CNS, is the stroke program manager for Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Dr. Madjid Keyvani is a Sharp-affiliated and board-certified physician in neurology and vascular neurology.
  • Kathleen Catterall is the manager for the Speech Therapy Department with Sharp Rehabilitation Services


8 - 8:15 am: Introductions

8:15 - 9:25 am: Etiology, Risk Factors, Pathophysiology and Interventions of Ischemic Stroke (Part I)
Lovella Hailey, MSN, NP, CNS

9:25 - 9:30 am: Break

9:30 - 9:40 am: Erin Strait, Cardene I.V.
9:40 - 10:25 am:  Etiology, Risk Factors, Assessment and Interventions of ICH (Part II)
Lovella Hailey, MSN, NP, CNS

10:25 - 10:55 am: Swallow Evaluation
Kathleen Catterall
Jung Ihn

10:55 - 11:25 am: Clinical Presentation, NIH Stroke Assessment
Lovella Hailey, MSN, NP, CNS

11:25 - 11:55 am:  Stroke Case Study
Dr. Madjid Keyvani

11:55 am - Noon: Questions, Evaluations and Contact Hours


This course is provider-approved by the California Board of Nursing (Provider No. 70) for 4.0 contact hours.

Parking Information

Patients and visitors may park in front of the hospital or in the parking structures located on Frost Street, on Health Center Drive or in front of Sharp Mary Birch. Parking fees may apply.