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National Stroke Association – Stroke Center Network (SCN) Membership Benefits

Features that are included in your membership Complimentary enrollment for 100 staff members with unlimited access to the new accredited National Stroke Association University. The University offers members a robust library of on-demand educational courses presented by world-renowned speakers that can be accessed via a computer, tablet or mobile device. Current topics include: Educating and

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Recursos

Escuche Nuestros Anuncios en Español 30 segundas (mp3) Un minuto (mp3) National Stroke Association Recursos Folletos Puntaje de Riesgo de ACV El Ataque Cerebral Para Reducir Los Riesgos ¿Que Es Un Ataque Cerebrovascular? Hojas de Datos Accidente cerebrovascular 101 Cómo reducir el riesgo y reconocer los síntomas El accidente cerebrovascular y la presión arterial alta

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iHOPE: Pain Discussion Guide

A discussion guide to help moderate conversation after watching the webinar, iHOPE: Pain. Share it with your support group, family, friends and/or caregiver(s). Download Word Document version

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Anticoagulation Therapy – What You Need to Know

When you have Atrial Fibrillation, or AFib, your risk of stroke increases. Anticoagulation therapies can help reduce this risk. These oral medications, however, have side effects such as unwanted bleeding. Learn more about how to control these risks by taking control of your health and talking with your healthcare provider. Video Watch this short video

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Four Easy Steps to Take your Pulse

If you think you might have an irregular or rapid heartbeat, check your pulse. The AFib Alliance offers four easy steps to take your pulse: Sit down for five minutes before checking your pulse and have a watch or clock with a second hand available. Extend your hand palm up with your elbow bent slightly.

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NSA Stroke Center Network Members Directory

The directory of Stroke Center Network – organizations that are committed to developing centers of excellence for acute and rehabilitative stroke care. This PDF is a list of National Stroke Association’s Stroke Center Network (SCN) members. SCN members exhibit a strong and clear commitment to providing quality stroke care at their facility. Members represent a

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Mobility After Stroke

Moving around safely and easily is not something you may think about, until you have had a stroke. Each year more than 795,000 people in the United States suffer strokes. As a result, many of these survivors have paralysis and/or balance problems. Statistics show that 40 percent of all stroke survivors suffer serious falls within

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Explaining Stroke Brochure

Explaining Stroke is a practical step-by-step booklet that explains how a stroke happens, different types of stroke and how to prevent a stroke. Many people think a stroke happens in the heart, but it actually happens in the brain. © 2018 View Spanish Version.

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CME Course – Spasticity: Latest Evidence on Treatment and Patient Outcomes

Original Program Date: June 20, 2018 CME/CE Expiration Date: June 30, 2019 Estimated Program Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes View Webinar This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and the National Stroke Association. *Download the Spasticity Treatment Dialogue Tool for patients and their heathcare providers. Program Overview This program provides an engaging discussion

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Spasticity Treatment Dialogue Tool 2018

Spasticity is one of the most common post-stroke conditions experienced by stroke survivors. If left untreated, it can decrease the survivor’s quality of life and increase caregiver burden. To find the right treatment, it is important that an open dialogue is established between the healthcare provider and the survivor/caregiver. This dialogue tool is designed to

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Stroke Support Groups Registration Form 2018

If you have questions about registering your  Stroke Support Group, please contact us at 1-800-787-6537or by email at supportgroups@stroke.org. If you would like to update your group’s information, please complete and send a registration form to supportgroups@stroke.org.

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National Stroke Awareness Month Video 2018

Stroke: It Happens In An Instant A stroke is an emergency – it can happen to anyone, at any time, and at any age. What happens when someone experiences a stroke and what occurs on the way to and at the hospital, is the focus of this year’s National Stroke Awareness Month video. Save a

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Stroke Risk Scorecard

To become more familiar with your personal risk for stroke, National Stroke Association developed an easy-to-use tool called a Stroke Risk Scorecard. The Scorecard provides an idea of a person’s stroke risk. Once the scorecard is completed, discuss the results with a doctor, who will help assess the risk factors and help manage and/or treat