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Professional Education Newsletter

June 2011

Your Barriers to NIHSS Administration
Take the survey

National Stroke Association and Corazon have partnered to determine current usage and barriers to NIHSS administration, education and compliance. Please take a moment to provide your feedback to this short survey. 

Your assistance is necessary as we look to build better education and resource options for you and your hospital staff. Take the survey now.

Register for July 20 Post-Stroke Spasticity Webinar

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Join Dr. Richard Zorowitz and Dr. John McGuire as they present Post-Stroke Spasticity: An Update on Diagnosis and Treatment Research, an accredited webinar, on July 20. 

The program, first delivered to 25 hospitals in a grand rounds format, will educate the professional spasticity management team on the latest evidence relating to accurate assessment of spasticity with appropriate treatment. Learn more and register here.

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Test Your Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS)
Assessment Skills

The AIS Virtual Patient program features eight interactive patient cases to challenge your knowledge in assessing and managing AIS. In this program, you can:

• Take a patient history and build a virtual chart
• Perform a neurologic assessment of the patient using an interactive NIHSS calculator
• Evaluate CT scans to assist in diagnosis
• Determine potential treatments for the patient

Visit www.AISvirtualpatient.com today to put your skills to the test.

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Updated Brochures
Now Available

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Our popular brochures on stroke prevention, recurrent stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA), among others, have been updated. Visit our online store to order today!




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