About Stroke Awareness
Candidates will learn to identify the symptoms of a stroke and who is most at risk. Training also goes into types of rehabilitation for stroke sufferers and what to do if you recognise that somebody may be suffering from a stroke.
How long will this course take?
This course is 2 hours long.
Who needs this training?
This course is perfect for those working within health and social care, though it contains knowledge and skills useful for the general public.
What are the main points covered?
The course covers the symptoms of a stroke and it identifies who is at risk. The course also explains the process of recovery from a stroke as well as the process of rehabilitation.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Stroke Awareness Course Outline
- Identifying the symptoms of a stroke.
- Who is at risk of a stroke?
- Treating individuals who have had a stroke.
- Rehabilitation for stroke sufferers.
Stroke Awareness FAQs
What is a stroke?
A stroke is the sudden interruption of the blood supply to the brain. There are three main types of stroke: ischemic stroke, transient ischemic stroke and haemorrhagic stroke.
Who is the stroke awareness course for?
Our stroke awareness course is primarily designed for those working, or looking to work, in the healthcare sector. It is particularly relevant to those caring for patients that are at high risk of suffering a stroke.
What will I learn on a stroke awareness course?
Course candidates will learn what a stroke is, how to identify different types of stroke, about the FAST test, understand the importance of emergency response and treatment as well as how to provide support to a patient.
What does FAST stand for?
FAST is an acronym used to help detect and enhance responsiveness to the needs of a person suffering a stroke. It stands for Facial drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulties and Time to call emergency services.