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Stroke Awareness

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The stroke awareness course is designed to increase awareness and understanding of strokes as a medical condition.

The training covers the medical aspects of a stroke and also encourages candidates to practically experience the problems a stroke patient faces whilst dealing with their condition. Stroke patients often seem difficult to manage; one of the main aims of this course is to allow students to understand the frustration of the patient and learn to respond with empathy.

 

This short stroke course is designed to give a greater understanding about strokes. On completion of the course the candidate will have had practical experiences of what a stroke sufferer has to deal with on a daily basis.

Course Syllabus:

  • Give a greater understanding of strokes (CVA) and TIAs.
  • Understand the difference between CVA and TIA.
  • Understand, recognise and treat a casualty who is potentially having a stroke.
  • FAST test.
  • First aid treatment for strokes.
  • Give a greater understanding of how a stroke victim is feeling.

Course length: 3 – 4 hrs.

Qualification achieved: Certificate of Attendance.

Cost: £30 per person + VAT on open courses.

£30 per person + VAT (min charge of £240 + VAT) for in-house courses.

Click here to download stroke awareness syllabus.