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Course Outline

Study day at venue
CPD hours6
Credits
Exam

The stroke training course is suitable for any primary care professional, GP nurse HCA, paramedic, volunteer who will be dealing with CVD risk assessment, hypertension, long-term management of stroke, TIA and CVD for those patients who can walk through into a General Practice reception, or any professional who wishes to gain insight into the role that primary care provides regarding the long term management and prevention of stroke.

The day does not cover detail on rehabilitation, swallowing assessment, psychological or social impact of stroke.

Suitable For

GP, Health Care Assistant, Nurse, Registered Healthcare Practitioners, Paramedic

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of the causes of stroke and the prevalence of stroke
  • Knowledge about the current national approach to acute stroke & TIA management
  • The understanding of how to assess person who has a had a TIA or is having a stroke
  • Understanding the vital role that primary care plays in the prevention of stroke – particularly regarding Atrial fibrillation

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Enjoyed presentation / structure / interaction with all students. Really happy with information and will take back and use in my workplace.

Student, Crow Trees