Back to AANN Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing
AANN Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing

AANN Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing

The AANN Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing is a comprehensive resource for nurses preparing for the Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) exam and those looking for a review of current best practices for providing stroke care. This evidence-based book covers key topics listed on the SCRN exam blueprint, including anatomy and physiology, preventative care, hyperacute care, stroke diagnostics, acute care, medications, postacute care, and systems and quality care.

The AANN Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing is also available in e-book format. Or, save money by purchasing the print and e-book bundle.

Testimonial reviews for Comprehensive Review of Stroke Nursing:

“An excellent comprehensive and timely resource for nurses to develop and maintain high-quality evidence-based stroke care programs.”

—Joanne V. Hickey, PhD RN ACNP-BC CNRN, Coordinator, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, University of Texas School of Nursing

“With an all-star cast of expert neuroscience nurse contributors, this new resource is going to quickly become invaluable to all nurses providing care to patients who are at risk of or have had a stroke. This is destined to be a classic for nurses preparing for the stroke certification examination.”

—Janice L. Hinkle, PhD RN CNRN FAHA, Author and Editor, Washington, DC

**Item includes free shipping with purchase**

Product Details


- Foreword

- Acknowledgments

- Contributors

- Reviewers

Chapter 1: Anatomy and Physiology

Sarah Livesay, DNP RN ACNP CNS-A

- Stroke Pathophysiology

- Basic Vascular Anatomy

- Basic Brain Anatomy

- Stroke Syndromes

- Stroke Mimics

- Physiology of Neuroplasticity and Stroke Recovery

Chapter 2: Preventative Care

Susan E. Wilson, MSN RN C-ANP

- Stroke Prevention

- Ischemic Stroke

- Intracranial Hemorrhage

- Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

- Nursing responsibility and role in stroke prevention

- Stroke Prevention Resources

Chapter 3: Hyperacute Care

JJ Baumann, MS RN CNS

- Initial Stroke Triage and Arrival to the Emergency Department

- Acute Treatment and Interventions

- Plan of Care

Chapter 4: Stroke Diagnostics

Millie Hepburn, MPhil MSN RN ACNS-BC SCRN

- Patient Education and Preparedness

- Immediate Diagnostic Studies for the Evaluation of a Patient with Suspected Acute Ischemic Stroke

- Detail of Neuroradiological Studies in Stroke Patients

Chapter 5: Acute Care

Sarah Livesay, DNP RN ACNP CNS-A, with Angela West, MSN RN CCRN CNRN, and Susan E. Wilson, MSN RN C-ANP

- Defining the Stroke Timeline

- Implementing Generalized Acute Stroke Care: Stroke-Focused Health Assessment

- Acute Care Diagnostic Testing

- Acute Stroke Care

- Safety Measures for the Stroke Patient

- Care Specific to Stroke Diagnosis

- Implementing Care Specific to Hemorrhagic Stroke

- Additional Stroke Disorders

Chapter 6: Medications

Gretchen Brophy, PharmD BCPS FCCP FCCM; Amber Castle, PharmD BCPS; Ron Neyens, PharmD BCPS; Christina Szabo, PhD RN CCRN CNRN

- Antiplatelets

- Anticoagulants

- Thrombolytics

- Antihypertensives and Diuretics

- Vasopressors and Inotropes

- Lipid-Lowering Agents

- Nimodipine

- Osmotic Agents

- Anticonvulsants

- Glycemic Control

- Antispasmodics

- Antidepressants

- Neurostimulants

- Atypical Neuroleptics

- Analgesics

- Sedatives

- Antipyretics

Chapter 7: Postacute Care

Patricia Garvin Higgins, MN RN CNS CRRN

- Introduction to Rehabilitation and Restorative Care Concepts

- Levels of Rehabilitative/Restorative Care

- Understanding Roles Within the Interdisciplinary Team

- Rehabilitative Plan of Care

- Health and Wellness as a Way of Life

- Specialized Innovative Rehabilitation Treatments After Stroke

- Managing Common Stroke Rehabilitation Obstacles

Chapter 8: Systems and Quality

Mary Straw, DHA RN ANP CNS; Mary Kelly, MBA RN CNRN

- The Stroke System of Care

- Acute Stroke Setting, Team, and Survival

- Quality Improvement Techniques to Improve Stroke Outcomes

- Criteria for Stroke Center Certification

  • List Price: $172.00 USD
  • Member Price: $122.00 USD
Join and Save!
Log into see if you qualify for a lower price.
AANN members save $50.00 USD or more!
Become a member
Back to Product Detail

Product Reviews

3 out of 5  ( 1 Reviews)
1 - 1 of 1
Phu Pham, RN, CNRN, SCRN, CCRN, MSN-ED Jan 28, 2019 Report Abuse
This is a great book as a reference but I would not rely on it to pass the SCRN. Use it in conjunction with a review course, online or DVD.
1 - 1 of 1