Stroke Awareness

This course is designed with the intention of increasing awareness of strokes and highlighting it as a medical condition

 

The training covers the medical aspects of a stroke and information relating to people that have just had a stroke through to those who are coping with one from many years ago. the course encourages candidates to practically experience the difficulties a stroke patient faces whilst dealing with their condition. Stroke patients may often seem difficult to manage; So one of the main aims of this course is to allow students to understand the frustration of the patient and learn to respond with empathy and professionalism.

 

 

Course Syllabus

  • To give a greater understanding of strokes (CVA) and TIAs.
  • To understand the difference between CVA and TIA.
  • To understand, recognize and treat a casualty who is suspected of having a stroke.

Objectives:

  • To understand the signs and symptoms of a CVA.
  • To ensure quick assessment and treatment of someone having a CVA.

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Awareness and Understanding of Strokes at Work Training Courses

Stroke is a medical emergency.

 

By calling 999 or 112, you can help someone reach hospital quickly and receive the early treatment they need. Prompt action can prevent further damage to the brain and help someone make a full recovery. Delay can result in death or major long term disabilities, such as paralysis, severe memory loss and communication problems. Ambulance crews use FAST and with hospital staff can act FAST to identify and diagnose a stroke quickly.

 

Awareness and Understanding of Strokes at Work Training Courses

Why act FAST?

Stroke is a medical emergency. By calling 999 or 112, you can help someone reach hospital quickly and receive the early treatment they need. Prompt action can prevent further damage to the brain and help someone make a full recovery. Delay can result in death or major long term disabilities, such as paralysis, severe memory loss and communication problems. Ambulance crews use FAST and with hospital staff can act FAST to identify and diagnose a stroke quickly.