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Module 4 Stroke treatment and early monitoring

Estimated time:
20 mins
Last updated:
3 June 2020

Module 4 Stroke treatment and early monitoring


Stroke treatment and early monitoring is module four in a series of six modules, which aim to provide rural and regional nurses with an overview of stroke care. To find out more about the full set of resources, please visit Stroke care: an overview for rural and regional nurses.

Learning objectives

  • Identify the different medical approaches used for stroke treatment
  • Recognise the circumstances in which each treatment would be appropriate.


Thanks to Liza Hofma, Associate Nurse Unit Manager, Emergency Department, Mount Gambier & Districts Health Services; Lizzie Dodd, Nurse Consultant, Acute Stroke Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital; and A/Professor Timothy Kleinig, Stroke Unit Head, Royal Adelaide Hospital and Rural Clinical Stroke Lead for their assistance in developing the content for these modules.