Strokes are the fourth single leading cause of death in the UK, as well as a leading cause of disability. Being aware of the causes and symptoms will help you act fast in a situation where you suspect someone is having a stroke and provide them with the best chance of receiving the treatment they need and minimising the long term impact of the condition. This course will cover the types of strokes, the symptoms, and risk factors. It will also cover the treatment options and the longer-term impact of the condition.
Approved by CPD – Duration 55 mins* – €24.00
|Course||Module Number||Module Name||Pass % Required|
|Stroke Awareness||1||Signs and Symptoms||70|
|Stroke Awareness||2||Types of Stroke and Their Causes||70|
|Stroke Awareness||3||Diagnosis, Treatment and Recovery||70|
|Stroke Awareness||4||Post Stroke Problems and Care||70|
This course lasts around 55 minutes and aims to equip attendees with the skills necessary to spot the signs of a stroke and to act ‘FAST’ to provide appropriate support and assistance. With strokes, the speed of response is essential and the course will explain the different outcomes and how this can affect the recovery of the individual.