Medications for Secondary Stroke Prevention

Medications for Secondary Stroke Prevention

Preventing stroke in patients who have already had a stroke or a heart attack requires all-hands-on-deck from the healthcare team. Take this course to learn about the signs and symptoms of a stroke, and the medications used for the prevention of secondary strokes.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacy technicians should be able to:
1. List the signs and symptoms of an acute ischemic stroke
2. Outline the different etiologies of an ischemic stroke
3. List commonly used medications for secondary stroke prevention
4. Compare and contrast adverse reactions of medications used in secondary stroke prevention 

Olivia J. Morgan, PharmD, BCCCP, BCGP
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Grady Health System

Olivia J. Morgan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: April 1, 2022
Planned Expiration Date: April 1, 2025

Copyright 2022, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-22-112-H01-T
Application-based CPE Activity

CEImpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Obtain CPE credit by completing the course, followed by the exam and evaluation (if applicable). Once successfully completed, your course will appear in your Completed Courses tab. Access your CPE statement of credit at

¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

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0h 30m

Topic Designator

Disease State/Drug Therapy



ACPE Topic

01 Drug Therapy





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