Stroke-8 Ischemic or Hemorrhagic Stroke – Stroke Education

Ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke patients or their caregivers who were given educational materials during the hospital stay addressing all of the following: activation of emergency medical system, need for follow-up after discharge, medications prescribed at discharge, risk factors for stroke, and warning signs and symptoms of stroke. 

 

Measure Steward

The Joint Commission

 

Measure Numerator

Ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke patients with documentation that they or their caregivers were given educational material addressing all of the following:
1. Activation of emergency medical system
2. Need for follow-up after discharge
3. Medications prescribed at discharge
4. Risk factors for stroke
5. Warning signs and symptoms of stroke. 

 

Measure Denominator

Ischemic stroke or hemorrhagic stroke patients discharged to home.