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National Stroke Association presents
a live webcast for Stroke Professionals

Developing Effective Education Strategies for Stroke Survivors

Event Date: September 30, 2009 2-3 PM Eastern

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LeighAnn Morrill, RN, MS, Stroke Nurse Coordinator INTEGRIS Stroke Center of Oklahoma
Mary Pinzon, RN, CPE, M.Ed, Stroke Education Nurse INTEGRIS Stroke Center of Oklahoma
James R. Daniel, Stroke Center of Oklahoma

This program will present common challenges and barriers to effective patient and caregiver stroke education to prevent recurrent stroke. Various solutions, resources and strategies for improving and enhancing patient and caregiver teaching are presented. Practical nursing application and potential activities for use in the acute care setting are also discussed.

Target Audience
Discharge Planners, Case Managers and Patient Educators

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify barriers to patient and caregiver teaching and learning to reduce risk of recurrent stroke.
  • Identify solutions for effective patient and caregiver education to reduce risk of recurrent stroke.
  • Describe ongoing opportunities and strategies to help patients and caregivers prevent recurrent stroke.
  • Discuss practical nursing application of patient education strategies using various resources, including STARS and other NSA resources for prevention of recurrent stroke.

This is a non-CME event.

Program Materials

If you have questions please contact Linda Kuhrt at (303) 754-0934 or lkuhrt@stroke.org.

This program is supported by an education grant from
Bristol-Myers-Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership and Allergan, Inc.

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