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Post-Stroke Depression (326)
As sequelae to a right-sided or left-sided (ischemic) stroke, occurring in both the young and old, post-stroke depression (PSD) is a real and present danger to optimal stroke recovery. In the U.S., there are over 700,000 strokes annually, at a rehabilitation cost of over $58 billion dollars. Making the most of full physical and mental health recovery needs to be at the core of stroke treatment.
The goal of this CE offering is to provide nurses with current information on post-stroke depression. After reading this article, you will be able to:
1. Describe post-stroke depression as a complication of ischemic stroke.
2. Compare the two forms of post-stroke depression.
3. Discuss the care plan for a patient with a stroke complicated by depression.


This offering expires on October 5, 2014
   Course Material: Post-Stroke Depression
    Take Test: Post-Stroke Depression-
(Grade to pass: 70%, 2 tries)

Credit Options
Course NameCreditsCost
Post-Stroke Depression1$8

Merion Matters is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association (No.221-3-O-09), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Merion Matters is also approved as a provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (No. 13230) and by the Florida Board of Nursing (No. 3298 & CE Broker Provider #50-2739). Florida participants: Do not send certificate to the Board of Nursing - keep it for your records for four (4) years. Only Florida and California require license numbers to appear on the certificate. All states except Iowa accept Merion Matters continuing education credits for contact hours. Sessions are not pre-approved for non-nursing credit. It is the individual's responsibility to validate contact hours with their accrediting body.


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