Stroke Awareness Training | Level 2 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited | Instant Course Access | Includes Assessment & Certificate | Instant Certificate Download.
Welcome to our 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.
Certificate duration: 2 years
Entry requirements: No entry restrictions
Recommended prerequisites: N/A
Assessment type: End of course assessment
Assessment pass mark – 80% needed to pass and gain a CPD certificate
Cost(s) of assessment and certification – All costs included in the course price
Awarding/Accrediting body – CPD Certification Service (CPDUK)
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.
This comprehensive Stroke Awareness training course may also be accessed by patients, carers and other members of the general public.
What is covered in this course?
This online Stroke Awareness training course covers the following:
- Why is stroke awareness training essential?
- What is a stroke?
- Key UK stroke statistics
- Stroke symptoms
- Recognising the signs of a stroke
- Other symptoms of stroke
- Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
- Types of stroke
- Causes of strokes
- Reducing the risks of strokes
- Lifestyle changes
- Preventing Strokes
- Stroke diagnosis
- Stroke treatment
- Good stroke care
- Recovery from stroke
- Additional support
- Psychological support
- Cognitive impacts of strokes
- Dealing with communication problems
- Vascular dementia
- Coping with movement problems
- 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.