Release Date:  July 14, 2021

Expiration Date:  July 14, 2022
(Please note that credit will no longer be issued for this activity after this date)

Media Type:  Internet Enduring Material Activity

Completion Time:  1 hour

Registration Fee:  FREE


Target Audience:
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of multidisciplinary clinicians and healthcare professionals involved in the care of stroke patients.


Pikeville Medical Center Faculty:
Shyam Patel, DO



Naveed Ahmed, MD, FAAN, FAHA

Director of Primary Stroke Center


Learning Objectives:

  • Review the pathophysiology and mechanism for each stroke subtype
  • Recognize the eligibility for intravenous TPA in acute ischemic stroke
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of stroke that prompt emergency evaluation and earlier treatment
  • Identify the requirements necessary for stroke center accreditation
  • Identify stroke patients who could benefit most from acute interventional stroke therapy
  • Discuss evidence-based approaches to stroke treatment


Instructions for Participation and Credit

To receive credit you are required to:

  • Review video content located on the “Course Registration/Quiz” tab of this page
  • Score at least 80% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the video
  • Complete the activity evaluation (accessible via the Survey Monkey link following the posttest)
  • Submit the evaluation

After completion of the activity, a certificate will be sent to you via your preferred retrieval method as listed on your evaluation.  If you have questions about the participation process, please e-mail or call (606)430-8110.


Accreditation Statement:

Pikeville Medical Center is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Pikeville Medical Center designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Pikeville Medical Center is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing as a continuing medical education provider and will award 1 nursing contact hours for this program.

KBN provider number 4-0042-12-21-0019 “Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.”


All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation, upon request.


Special Needs Statement
If you have special needs, please contact our office and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Mitigation:

It is the policy of Pikeville Medical Center to adhere to ACCME Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education in order to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its accredited activities.

All faculty and planners, along with the Activity Director and Co-Director, participating in accredited activities are expected to disclose relevant financial relationships pertaining to their contribution to the activity. Relationship information is analyzed to determine whether conflicts of interest exist. All conflicts of interest are mitigated prior to participation in the planning or implementation of this activity.


The following Course Faculty and Planning Committee have reported having no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the content of this educational activity:


Course Faculty:

Shyam Patel, DO

Naveed Ahmed, MD, FAAN, FAHA


Planning Committee:

Amanda Benedict, Medical Education Coordinator
Brenda Adams, Director of Continuing Medical Education
Chelsea Kinney, RN, Stroke Program Manager

Michelle Caudill, RN, Staff Developmental Specialist


Commercial Support: 

There is no commercial support associated with this activity.



Once you click the “continue” button below, you will be forwarded to a page that will allow you to view the CME course content.

System Requirements:

Your computer must have access to Youtube and be capable of playing Youtube videos.


After the video, you must successfully complete a quiz to ensure that you understand the material presented in the seminar. For proof of completion, we strongly suggest you print your test results page as it includes your confirmation number.

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