The aim of this programme is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to provide a comprehensive service to stroke patients and to those people who may be at risk of stroke.
On completion of this programme you should be able to:
- Define stroke and transient ischaemic attacks (TIA) and describe the different types of stroke
- Recognise the signs and symptoms of stroke and the importance of quick and appropriate action
- List the risk factors for the different types of stroke
- Calculate the 10 year risk of developing a stroke
- Identify the best practice measures in acute stroke care and outline the basis of secondary prevention of stroke
- Describe the range of problems that stroke survivors may face
This course should take you approximately 3 hours to complete.