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Each NeuroPI module is prepared by distinguished faculty who are acknowledged leaders in their respective fields. Each module is composed of a set of multiple-choice items with preferred responses, instructions on how to collect cases to assess one’s practice, and educational resources related to the measure(s) that can be used for design and implementation of an improvement plan. Participants are able to evaluate their performance comparing current practice with measures and best practices to their post-intervention results to assess whether improvement goals have been achieved and that changes have occurred in their practice.

Pricing

Members: FREE $199.00*
Nonmembers: $699.00

*Free access is limited to one course at a time for eligible members.

Learning Objectives

Through this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Explain the need for Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis (DVT) in patients who have suffered stroke or intracranial hemorrhage.
  • Explain the need to prescribe antiplatelet therapy for patients who have suffered stroke when discharged.
  • Explain the need to prescribe anticoagulant therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation at when discharged.
  • Summarize the consideration for Tissue Plasminogen Activator (t-PA) for patients with delayed symptom onset for ischemic stroke.
  • Explain the need for dysphagia screening in patients with stroke.
  • Summarize the need for consideration of rehabilitation services in patients with a diagnosis of stroke.
  • Featured Measures

    • Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis (DVT) for Ischemic Stroke or Intracranial Hemorrhage.
    • Discharged on Antiplatelet Therapy.
    • Anticoagulant Therapy Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation.
    • Tissue Plasminogen Activator (t-PA) Considered.
    • Screening for Dysphagia.
    • Consideration of Rehabilitation Services.
    The quality measures in this NeuroPI program are (c) 2010 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.

    Change Intended

    As a result of this program, the participant will determine individual practice gaps and address them through a performance improvement plan designed to improve competence, performance, and patient outcomes.

    Core Competencies

    • Interpersonal Skills and Communication
    • Medical Knowledge
    • Patient Care
    • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
    • Professionalism

    Date of Release

    December 11, 2015

    This module is eligible for CME credits for three years from the release date.


    NeuroPI Data Terms & Conditions

    The American Academy of Neurology Institute (AANI) no longer requires You (NeuroPI and aan.com user) to provide full date of service (day/month/year); only year of service will be transmitted to and stored by AANI. All previously collected "day" and "month" from date of service records have been deleted from the AANI's NeuroPI database. Accordingly, for NeuroPI, AANI is not requesting or storing any "protected health information" or "limited data sets" as defined by the regulations issued under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The patient data You submit to the AANI through NeuroPI is de-identified health information. You must track patients separately from NeuroPI. Within the NeuroPI modules, Your patients will be identified using a 4-digit patient code that You create. Any other identifying information is strictly prohibited. Please use the NeuroPI Patient Tracker to create Your 4-digit patient codes for Your personal reference. The NeuroPI Patient Tracker must not be shared with AANI.

    The American Academy of Neurology Institute either owns or has permission to use all of the NeuroPI module content. You may use these modules for your personal, noncommercial use, but please send permissions requests for any other uses to NeuroPI@aan.com. All of the individual de-identified health information you submit to the AANI through NeuroPI is confidential. Your maintenance of certification ("MOC") credit information is transmitted to the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) once You've completed a module. You can opt-out of this service in NeuroTracker. Please note, AANI is not a certifying board and members are encouraged to contact ABPN for the most up-to-date information on MOC requirements. You acknowledge that AANI is and shall be deemed the owner of all rights to the aggregate, de-identified data submitted to NeuroPI and subsets of the aggregate data, any and all reports based on the aggregate, de-identified data, and all trademarks and trade secrets arising from or reflected in NeuroPI (collectively, "Aggregate Data"), with the exception of your individual data. AANI has full and unencumbered rights to publish, disclose, distribute, market, sell, and create derivatives of, Aggregate Data in any form.

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    Faculty

    Julius Gene Latorre, MD MPH
    Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery Chief, Cerebrovascular Division, Dept of Neurology Director, Upstate Comprehensive Stroke Program Program Director, Vascular and Neurocritical Care Fellowship
    Upstate Medical University
    Syracuse, NY
    *Dr. Latorre has nothing to disclose.

    Raphael A. Carandang, MD
    Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology, Anesthesiology and Surgery
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Vascular and Critical Care Neurolog
    UMASS Memorial Medical Center
    Worcester, MN
    *Dr. Carandang has nothing to disclose.

    Sherry Chou, MD MMSc
    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
    Associate Neurologist, Department of Neurology
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Boston, MA
    *Dr. Chou has nothing to disclose.

    NeuroPI Editor:

    DONALD J. IVERSON, MD, FAAN
    Humboldt Neurological Medical Group
    Eureka, California
    *Dr. Iverson has nothing to disclose.

    NeuroPI Staff:

    Amanda Chamberlain
    Program Manager, Online Learning
    Minneapolis, MN
    *Ms. Chamberlain has nothing to disclose.

    *Relationship Disclosure
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