Stroke Education

 

Strokes: Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Possibilities

 

Two Saturdays: April 5 and 12, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Meisel Conference Center, Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital
2415 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara (see map >)

 

This series of two 6-hour Saturday presentations invites family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals to learn the latest stroke information, practical caregiving skills and hands-on techniques from healthcare specialists in our community. Neurologist Philip Delio, MD, will begin the series with a comprehensive look at the risk factors, medical management and prevention of strokes.

 

April 5, 9:00 a.m. –  4:00 p.m.

• Stroke Awareness: Anatomy and Physiology, Symptoms,
  Medical Management and Prevention
• Understanding Communication and Swallowing Disorders
• Practical Communication and Swallowing Tips for Caregivers
• Recreation and Leisure: Making Adjustments and Community Resources

 

April 12,  9:00 a.m. –  4:00 p.m.

• Factors Involved in Stroke Recovery
• Functional Mobility
• Caregiving Skills
• Caregiver Resources
• Self-Care and Activities of Daily Living

 

Each day includes a 45-minute lunch break. Restaurants are available within walking distance.

 

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 01368, for 12 contact hours. Course meets the qualifications for 12 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Board Approval Number: PCE684. CNA Provider Information: Approved as division of Santa Barbara City College.

 

TUITION $60.00. Pre-registration required; no walk-ins.

Register online at www.sbcc.edu/CLL or in person at the SBCC Schott Campus Main Office or Wake Campus Main Office. For more information call Mary Brown, Santa Barbara City College Continuing Education, at 805-683-8287.

 

RN/LVN, CNA, MFT/LCSW: 12 CEUs. Licensed caregivers must attend both sessions to earn CEU credit.

 

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 01368, for 12 contact hours. Course meets the qualifications for 12 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Board Approval; Number: PCE684. CNA Provider Information: Approved as division of Santa Barbara City College.

 

Presented in collaboration with Center For Lifelong Learning and Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital

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