52-year-old John presents to the ER reporting that he has a headache that just doesn’t go away and his vision is a little blurry. He is sure it is just another sinus infection. As you are taking his history you notice he is slurring some of his words and suddenly he slumps over. Are you prepared for the emergency that is happening right in front of you? Patients may present with or develop neurological symptoms at any time, making it essential that healthcare providers possess the ability – and the confidence – to quickly assess these changes and intervene appropriately. Stroke patients have a short window for treatment and they depend on your expertise. Join Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACNP, for this in-depth look at the advances in stroke management. Every nurse needs to know these critical concepts in order to provide the best and most up-to-date care to patients and their families. Cedric is well known for his ability to make complex concepts understandable and provides useful tips and tools you can immediately put into practice.
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Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACNP, is a neuro-intensive care nurse practitioner and the Stroke Center Coordinator at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC). UCMC serves close to 400 stroke patients annually and includes a neurointensive care unit for patients with ICH, ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, brain tumors, traumatic brain injuries, myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
As an acute care nurse practitioner, Cedric works with a team of neuro-intensivists to assess and develop care plans for ICU patients, as well as providing hospital-wide consultation for neuro patients. In his role as the Stroke Center Coordinator, Cedric trains critical care nurses and is responsible for TJC data collection for the hospital’s stroke patient population. He also contributed to the development of the Stroke Management Guidelines for the UCMC.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Loyola University-Chicago, Cedric is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Stroke Association and the Stroke Action Alliance.
Financial: Cedric McKoy is the Stroke Center Coordinator for The University of Chicago Medical Center. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Cedric McKoy has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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