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Reducing the Risk and Impact of Stroke in Women

A Members-only Webinar
Program Date: March 9, 2017
Program Time: 9 AM EST, Noon EST or 7:30 PM EST
Estimated time: 1 hour



When women experience a stroke, it results in greater mortality and morbidity than in men. Education is key to turn these statistics around. The goal of this presentation is to discuss how healthcare professionals can prevent stroke in women and potentially decrease the severity should stroke occur. 


  • Incidence of stroke nationally as well as how it pertains to women.
  • Types of stroke.
  • Trends seen in women with stroke.
  • Stroke symptoms along with the non-traditional stroke symptoms seen in women.
  • What can be expected based on where the stroke occurs in the brain.  This can also help explain why certain symptoms are experienced by the patient.
  • Risk factors of stroke as well as the risk factors specific to women.
  • Recovery in women and other interesting findings in regard to statistics with women and stroke. 

Target Audience

The target audience includes stroke center coordinators, nurses, medical directors, hospital administrators, neurologists and other healthcare professionals who provide care to stroke patients.

Content Developed and Presented By

Jennifer Reeves-Reed, RN, MSN
Good Shepherd Medical Center
Longview, Texas

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