NEW for 2013

CommonHealth Workshop

Think FAST - Stroke Prevention

Course# TD1805

Note: This workshop is capped at 16 participants.

Categories: Work/Life Wellness

Level: Fundamental

Type: Single-Session Workshop

Total Workshop Time: 2 Hours

Make-Ups: No make-ups are scheduled for this workshop.

Pre-requisites: None

Target Audience: Individuals interested in learning about the sudden warning signs of stroke so they can recognize and respond FAST.

Workshop Description:  

  • Do you know the difference between a stroke and heart attack?
  • Do you know the signs of a stroke?
  • Did you know that 80% of strokes are preventable?
  • Do you know how you can prevent a stroke from happening to you?
  • Do you know the risk factors for stroke?
  • Did you know that you could save a life just by attending this program?

Participants in CommonHealth’s Think FAST About Stroke program will learn the sudden warning signs of stroke so they can recognize and respond FAST.

Stroke is a medical emergency and a quick and informed response could save a life. Knowing what to look for and taking action quickly can save a life or reduce complications from a stroke. Sometimes a person having a stroke does not immediately look sick. Here are some signs to look for…

FACE

ARMS

SPEECH

TIME…

Act FAST - Call 911 NOW

Stroke signs and symptoms vary and we will take the time to talk about the classic and non-classic symptoms of stroke and how it can be confused with a heart attack. We will review the ten tips to help you and your family knows how to become stroke free. And we will go over the latest information on risk factors for stroke. So sign up for this life saving program today!

All participants will receive lifesaving valuable resource information and a brain stress ball.

Presented by:  Sharon Buckner, M.S. Ed, CommonHealth Regional Coordinator

Session Information:

The July 17th session has been cancelled.  If you are interested in this workshop, please let us know here.

                                                

 

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