Stroke: Recognition, Diagnosis, and Acute Management

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
The registration period has closed for this event.

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM



Please noteThis event will be recorded for online use.


Value: $40.00


  • $12 for general registrants
  • $0 for Methodist Health System employees, MHS retirees, NMC Alumni, NMC students (do not receive CE), and Stroke Collaborative Members


We welcome all nurses, physicians, EMS, EMTs, and other healthcare professionals interested in learning more about stroke recognition, diagnosis, and initial management.


During this program, Dr. Brian Westerhuis will highlight stroke recognition, diagnosis, and acute management.


Program Objectives:

  • Define what a stroke is
  • Identify typical symptoms of stroke
  • Recognize diagnostic resources
  • Explain acute management of stroke


In order to receive continuing education hours for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at the entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form



Time Agenda
11:45 am Check-in/log in
12:00pm-1pm Stroke Recognition, Diagnosis, and Acute Management (1.0 CH)



All content provided here is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for individualized professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Nothing contained herein establishes or shall be used to establish a standard of care.

Continuing Education

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational contact hours to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.


Nurses: 1.0 contact hours awarded. Midwest Multistate Division Provider Approval #NE1025-1.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Physicians: The Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Education Credit: 1.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.


Financial Relationships with an Ineligible Company: No relevant financial relationships were identified for planners or presenters.



Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium
8303 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114

Also available via webinar

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Brian Westerhuis, MD, Neurology Physician, Nebraska Methodist Hospital

Course Materials

Handouts will be here once received from the presenter. We highly recommend you save &/or print the handouts for your use at the program.



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