Stroke Awareness

Description

This stroke awareness training course is aimed at anyone who is caring for others. This will help them understand and recognise the signs of stoke.

What you will learn

 

This course aims to increase your knowledge and understanding about strokes and the impact they can have on an individual’s life.

By the end of the session learners will have an increased understanding of:
• What is a stroke?
• Key UK stroke statistics
• Stroke symptoms
• Recognising the signs of a stroke
• F.A.S.T
• Other symptoms of stroke
• Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
• Types of stroke
• Ischaemic stroke
• Haemorrgahic stroke
• Causes of strokes
• Reducing the risks of strokes
• Lifestyle changes
• Preventing Strokes
• Diet
• Exercise
• Smoking
• Blood pressure
• Alcohol
• Conditions that increase the risk of stroke
• Managing underlying conditions
• Stroke diagnosis
• Brain Scan
• MRI scan
• CT scan
• Swallowing difficulties
• Swallow test
• Blood tests
• Carotid ultrasound
• Echocardiography
• Stroke treatment

Further information

Supportive Solutions
Provider:
Supportive Solutions
Duration:
2 Hours
Price:
£250 (ex VAT)
Availability:
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Virtual delivery

Contact Information

Supportive Solutions

18A Backbrae Street
Kilsyth
G65 0NH

Credentials