Stroke Awareness Seminar
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Time: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Bass Room, Franklin Memorial Hospital
Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in America. The purpose of the Stroke Awareness Seminar is to increase awareness of multi-disciplinary evidence-based best practices in stroke care.
- Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the signs and symptoms of stroke.
- Describe prevention methods of stroke and compare the prevalence of stroke nationally and in Maine.
- Discuss current trends in the treatment of stroke.
- Discuss methods of rehabilitation: speech therapy, physical therapy, and occupational therapy; inpatient to acute rehabilitation facility to outpatient rehab.
Doctors, nurses (hospital/rehab/nursing home), speech therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and others with interest in stroke care.
The tuition fee of $30 includes continuing education credits, continental breakfast, refreshments, and lunch.
Franklin Memorial Hospital Department of Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by ANA-Maine, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Credit is being requested from approved medical specialty organizations.
Final registration deadline is May 17, 2011. Enrollment is limited. To register by phone, call (207) 779-2381.