VIDEO: Social Determinants of Health: Race and Stroke
Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Last day for early bird registration: 7/30/2013
Last day & time for regular registration: 8/29/2015 1:00 PM
Instructional Hours: 1.00
Online Evaluation: Available 8/27/20139/10/2015
Pre-Test? No
Post-Test? Yes (75% or better to pass)
Last day & time to cancel with a refund: 8/25/2013 1:00 PM
Disclosure Statement: In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting at this educational activity is required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the healthcare industry. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices are asked to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation. Any financial disclosures will be provided at the beginning of the presentation.
Description: 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.

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


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