This lesson will explore the following topics:
The purpose of this lesson is to acquaint the student with the medical diagnosis of stroke and cerebral vascular accident (CVA). The physical, cognitive and emotional impairments that result from these injuries will be explained. The lesson will present the needs that may be dictated by the onset of a stroke or CVA.
- Cite the physical, cognitive, and emotional impairments that commonly follow a cerebrovascular accident
- Listen to the audio lecture “Stroke and Cerebrovascular Accidents”. Click here for PDF notes for the lecture.
In this audio lecture, Dr. Carol Walker discusses stroke and cerebrovascular accidents including: the basics, cognitive sequelae, and similarities and differences in life care plan considerations for cerebrovascular accidents and traumatic brain injury.