{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Dosing Tissue Plasminogen Activator on a Mobile Stroke Unit: Comparison Between Estimated and Hospital-Measured Weights

Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Define the key elements essential for administering emergency stroke intervention on an MSU.
  2. Choose the results of the study assessing the accuracy of the estimated weight of stroke patients by the paramedic and nurse on an MSU that offer validation of the effectiveness of emergency stroke intervention on this type of unit.

Learning Outcomes

Healthcare providers will demonstrate knowledge of a study assessing the accuracy of the estimated weight of stroke patients by a paramedic and a nurse on a mobile stroke unit (MSU) compared with the weight measured by a calibrated weight device upon arrival at the hospital by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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: JNN0821
Published: Aug 2021
Expires: 6/7/2024
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Asha P. Jacob, MD MPH; Mengxi Wang, PhD; Munachi Okpala, DNP; Jose-Miguel Yamal, PhD; James C. Grotta, MD; Stephanie A. Parker, MHA RN