hidden Brain Attack Fact Sheet 2018

Brain Attack Fact Sheet 2018

What is Stroke? A stroke is a “brain attack.” It can happen to anyone at any time. It occurs when an artery to the brain is either blocked or it bursts. As a result, part of the brain does not get the blood that it needs, so it starts to die. When brain cells die,

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Past Years

Take a look at our past success stories. Over the years we have provided many ways to educate yourself and others to: Understand the importance of knowing your stroke risk Recognize stroke signs and symptoms Ways to reduce your risk of stroke You may find something you can use to raise awareness for stroke. 2017 Young

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CME Course – Neurothrombectomy: Developing Optimal Regional Systems Of Care

Original Program Date: March 27, 2018 CME/CE Expiration Date: April 30, 2019 Estimated Program Time: 1 hour View Webinar This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and the National Stroke Association. Program Overview Neurothrombectomy: Developing Optimal Regional Systems of Care discusses the time-sensitive nature of large vessel occlusion (LVO), pre-hospital evaluation for LVO,

hidden CME Course – What We Know About The Effectiveness Of Neurothrombectomy: A High-Yield Review

CME Course – What We Know About The Effectiveness Of Neurothrombectomy: A High-Yield Review

Original Program Date: February 28, 2018 CME/CE Expiration Date: April 30, 2019 Estimated Program Time: 1 hour View Webinar This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and the National Stroke Association. Program Overview This program provides an overview and history of neurothrombectomy studies, thrombectomy in the extended time window, and methods for selecting

hidden CME Course Series – Neurothrombectomy: Improving Stroke Outcomes

CME Course Series – Neurothrombectomy: Improving Stroke Outcomes

The results of the latest studies utilizing advanced brain imaging technology are changing the stroke treatment guidelines. The DEFUSE 3 study expands on the results of the MR CLEAN and DAWN studies, and allow for extended window for thrombectomies to as long as 24 hours in some cases. It also broadens the population eligible for

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Financing Your Technology Guide

Interested in learning more about how to pay for technologies that can support your stroke recovery? This fact sheet provides a starting point for your research. The most important tip: Be Persistent! Spanish Version

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LEAP Facilitators Module 4

Positively Surviving The main focus of Module 4 is to focus on what is “right” as opposed to what is “wrong,” or on the positive aspects of survivorship. Attendees will focus on their Wellness Wheel to identify sources of positive energy in their lives. Learning Objectives At the conclusion of the module, participants should be

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LEAP Facilitator Responsibilities

Facilitator Responsibilities In Group Building The facilitator establishes trust and provides leadership and structure by: Assuming leadership of each group meeting. Establishing and following through on ground rules. Clearly defining norms (expectations) for the group. Keeping the group on task, beginning and ending on time. Providing process for group closure (at each meeting and if

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LEAP Treating Stroke With Drug Therapies

Objectives Medications used to prevent stroke Prevention of strokes in patients with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Risk avoidance when using antiplatelets and anticoagulants Supplement-drug interactions Drugs used to treat cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes Download Power Point File

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LEAP Recovery and Rehabilitation

Objectives Rehabilitation as a lifelong journey Rehabilitation goals and success factors Therapy interventions – PT/OT/SLP Sample interventions and examples Review main points Questions Download Power Point File

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LEAP Stroke 101

Objectives Types of strokes Stroke warning signs Stroke risk factors Medical test performed following a stroke Emergency treatments available for stroke patients Primary and secondary stroke prevention Download Power Point File

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LEAP Nutrition Post-stroke

Objectives Common diet modifications after a stroke Nutritional information and guidelines Meat substitutes Loss of appetite Tips for dining out Download Power Point File