VIDEO: Social Determinants of Health: Race and Stroke
Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Instructional Hours: 1.00
Online Evaluation
Opens: 8/27/2013
Closes: 9/10/2015
Pre-Test? No
Post-Test? Yes (75% or better to pass)
Pricing Early Bird Regular
Consortium Members $0.00 $0.00
Non-Consortium Members $0.00 $0.00
Students $0.00 $0.00
Last day to Register 7/30/2013 8/29/2015
Last day to Cancel (with Refund) 8/25/2013 8/25/2013
Material Fee (non-refundable) $0.00 $0.00
Credit Fee (See specific Accreditations)

This SCHOOLS presentation is a counterpart for its sister article in the latest edition of Progressnotes and will discuss the importance of controlling hypertension, the leading risk factor for stroke, in African Americans. He will also provide guidance on recognizing and treating silent and whispering strokes, often underdiagnosed in African Americans because the symptoms are more subtle, as well as recommendations from reducing the risk of stroke in children with sickle cell disease. LINK TO WATCH THE VIDEO:
Handouts: No handouts are currently available.
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****Video Session
At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Recognize that hypertension, more aggressive in African Americans, places them at an increased incidence of stroke and recurrent stroke
Discuss the underdiagnosis of silent and whispering strokes in African Americans and its consequences on their outcomes
Discuss why frequent monitoring of children with sickle cell is necessary to prevent stroke and the treatments that can be used to prevent stroke in children identified as at high risk
AccreditationsCredit Fee (in addition to program and material fees)
AHEC Credit
This program provides 1 CEUs by South Carolina AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Physicians (CME)
The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
36737099Bruce Ovbiagele MD, M.Sc

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