Stroke Awareness & Management – CSTF Aligned Level 2 - Online Course - CPD Accredited

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: eLearning

Stroke Awareness & Management – CSTF Aligned Level 2 - Online Course - CPD Accredited.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Stroke Awareness training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers.

All our online courses are developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the National Health Service (NHS), UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Care, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and other professional and regulatory bodies.

Course content

This online Stroke Awareness training course covers the following:

  • Introduction
  • Why is stroke awareness training essential?
  • What is a stroke?
  • Key UK stroke statistics
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Recognising the signs of a stroke
    • F.A.S.T
  • Other symptoms of stroke
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
  • Types of stroke
    • Ischaemic stroke
    • Haemorrgahic stroke
  • Causes of strokes
  • Reducing the risks of strokes
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Preventing Strokes
    • Diet
    • Exercise
    • Smoking
    • Blood pressure
    • Alcohol
    • Conditions that increase the risk of stroke
    • Managing underlying conditions
  • Stroke diagnosis
    • Brain Scan
    • MRI scan
    • CT scan
    • Swallowing difficulties
    • Swallow test
    • Blood tests
    • Carotid ultrasound
    • Echocardiography
  • Stroke treatment
    • Treatment of ischaemic strokes
    • Treatment of haemorrhagic strokes
  • Good stroke care
  • Recovery from stroke
  • Additional support
  • Psychological support
  • Cognitive impacts of strokes
  • Dealing with communication problems
  • Vascular dementia
  • Coping with movement problems
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Dealing with swallowing problems
  • Feeding tubes
  • Dealing with visual issues
  • Bladder and bowel problems
  • Sex after stroke
  • Driving after stroke
  • Preventing further strokes
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Caring for someone who has had a stroke
  • Dealing with changed behaviour
  • Remaining patient and positive
  • Making time for yourself
  • Where to find additional help
  • References and online resources.

Who is the course for?

This online Stroke Awareness training course is aimed at health and social care staff who may:

  • Be new to stroke care, for example, rotational staff or those new in post
  • Wish to refresh/extend their existing stroke knowledge and skills
  • Be community-based with a mixed pathology caseload including stroke
  • Have limited access to other stroke-specific training.
  • The comprehensive stroke awareness course may also be accessed by patients, carers and other members of the general public.

Course aims

The aims of this online Stroke Awareness training course are to improve caregivers the awareness of stroke.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this online Stroke Awareness training course, the learner will:

  • Know what a stroke is
  • Be able to identify the symptoms of a stroke
  • Know who is at risk of a stroke
  • Be familiar with the treatments for stroke
  • Understand the importance of rehabilitation following a stroke.

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