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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a study examining the effect of homebased thermotherapy combined with therapeutic exercise on muscle strength and depression in patientswith ischemic stroke.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recall the literature findings regarding the impact of rehabilitation on ischemic stroke patients.
  2. Outline the methods utilized to examine the effects of thermotherapy and therapeutic exercise on stroke patients' outcomes.
  3. Identify the results of the study and their relevance to clinical practice.
Price: $12.50


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: RNJ0919A
Published: Sep/Oct 2019
Expires: 9/3/2021
Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Yovita Dwi Setiyowati, MSN, RN; Shan-Tair Wang, PhD; Hsing-Mei Chen, PhD, RN