Our online stroke awareness course will equip your staff with key information.
Knowing what to do, by identifying the causes and symptoms of someone having a stroke will enable first aiders, care staff and others to act quickly, thus providing someone having a stroke with the best chance of receiving appropriate treatment. Quick treatment will minimise the long term impact of the condition.
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What modules are offered in the stroke awareness training?
The training material is presented over four separate modules, covering key aspects of stroke awareness. The modules are:
- Module 1:Signs and Symptoms
This first module gives an overview of what is covered in the course. It then looks at what a stroke is and the common signs and symptoms. The acronym FAST is used to explain the key symptoms.
- Module 2: Types of Stroke and Their Symptoms
This module looks at the types of strokes and their causes. Three types of strokes will be covered. They are:
- Ischaemic Strokes
- Haemorrhagic Strokes
- Transient Ischaemic Attack (Mini Stroke)
- Module 3: Diagnosis, Treatment and Recovery
This module after looking at how a stroke is diagnosed and recovery options, looks at factors that might contribute to a stoke occurring. These are:
- High Blood Pressure
- Atrial Fibrillation
- High Cholesterol
- Carotid Artery Disease
- Module 4: Post Stroke Problems and Care
This final module looks at several post stroke problems/issues. Items covered are:
- Post Stroke Fatigue
- Emotional and Behavioural Changes
- Swallowing Problems
- Movement and Balance
- Cognitive Complications
- Pain and Headaches
- Vision Problems
- Taste and Smell
Who needs to go through this training?
This course is aimed primarily at people working in the health and care sector as they are likely to be working closely with people that are most at risk of having a stroke. This course can also be used as a refresher for first aiders to keep their knowledge up to date.
Key features of our training?
- Accredited by CPD
- Assessment provided at the end of each module to aid understanding
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 55 minutes (based on the amount of video content shown)
- On completion, fully embossed certificate available to download
How much is the stroke awareness course?
The training course costs £25 per person/licence and can be ordered directly from here.
If you need to provide this training to more than 25 employees, then the following discounts will apply:
5% discount for orders of 25+ courses
7.5% discount for orders of 50+ courses
10% discount for all orders over 100 courses.
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