What you'll learn

  • Discuss recent literature regarding indications and evaluation for mechanical thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke
  • Compare and contrast alteplase and tenecteplase therapy for systemic fibrinolysis treatment in acute ischemic stroke
  • Given a patient presenting with an acute ischemic stroke, develop a patient-specific plan including initial evaluation, considerations for mechanical thrombectomy and systemic fibrinolysis, and complications associated with alteplase administration

Course description

This is an accredited, livestreamed course offered by Harvard Medical School as part of the Contemporary Pharmacotherapy: Collaborative Clinical Explorations series. This course is targeted to pharmacists, pharmacy residents, physicians, physician assistants, clinicians, medical residents, nurses and nurse practitioners.

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