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Understanding Stroke

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Understanding Stroke

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SP061-CCG

Stroke, a common condition, affects approximately 700,000 people in the United States. Approximately two-third of strokes occur in people over the age of 65. It is important to be able to identify the risk factors and signs and symptoms of stroke to give the resident diagnosed with a stroke a chance at a better prognosis. Understanding the effects that a stroke can have on a resident can help the care team develop reasonable rehabilitation goals. This course will discuss the risk factors and signs and symptoms associated with stroke; as well as the care of the resident following a stroke.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Effects That a Stroke Can Have on a Resident
  • Identify the Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms of Stroke
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Understanding Stroke Info:

Course Objectives

By the completion of this course participants will be able to:
  • Describe the two types of stroke.
  • Identify two signs of an impending stroke.
  • Discuss three risk factors for a stroke.
  • Identify two symptoms following a stroke.
  • Discuss one goal of rehabilitation for a resident who has suffered a stroke.


Course Outcomes

Hour One
  • 1. Introduction
  • A. What is a stroke?
  • B. Types of stroke.
  • 1. Ischemic
  • A. Embolic
  • B. Thrombotic
  • 2. Hemorrhagic
  • C. Risk Factors
  • 2. Signs and Symptoms
  • A. Signs of an impending stroke
  • B. Symptoms exhibited following a stroke
  • 3. Effects of a stroke
  • A. Right Hemisphere stroke
  • B. Left Hemisphere stroke
  • C. Cerebellar stroke
  • D. Brain Stem stroke
  • 4. Diagnostic Tests
  • 5. Preventative measures
  • 6. Treatment Options
  • 7. Care for the resident following a stroke
  • A. Goals of rehabilitation
  • B. Working with the healthcare team
  • C. Assisting with ADL’s
  • D. Communication
  • E. Safety
  • F. Resident Education


Instructor: Josh Allen, RN

Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.

Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider.

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Understanding Stroke

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