VIDEO: Social Determinants of Health: Race and Stroke
Date Recorded: 8/27/2013
Last Day to Register: 8/29/2015
Instructional Hours: 1.00
Online Evaluation: Available 8/27/20139/10/2015
Pre-Test? No
Post-Test? Yes (75% or better to pass)
*For Videos with a post test, you must score 75% or higher and complete the online evaluation to receive credit.
Presenter(s): Bruce Ovbiagele MD, M.Sc
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.

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
AHEC Credit $0.00 $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 1 CEUs by South Carolina AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Physicians (CME) $0.00 $0.00
Medical University of South Carolina Office of CMEThe 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.


Upon 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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