STAT (Stroke and TIA Assessment Training) Fife
This single study day provides a mix of classroom based teaching and interactive scenarios. It is designed to improve the recognition and management of acute stroke and TIA, including thrombolysis and its complications.
STAT was developed in Northumbria and introduced to NHS Fife in September 2013.
Registered nurses or junior medical staff working in A&E, emergency receiving or stroke units involved in the assessment of patients with a new stroke or TIA.
Aims & outcomes
- To improve the recognition and management of acute stroke and TIA, including thrombolysis and its complications.
By the end of the study day, participants will have:
- Increased knowledge skills and confidence in acute stroke care.
- Participated in simulated interactive scenarios to demonstrate practical skills in assessing and treating someone with an acute stroke.
- Early recognition, assessment and management of acute stroke
- FAST / ROSIER screening tools
- TIA assessment and risk stratification
Course dates and booking
For current dates and booking details please see Related Documents.
For more information on STAT, please click on the following link STAT (Stroke and TIA Assessment Training throughout Scotland) or contact:
Stroke Education Facilitator for NHS Fife
Tel: 01383 565379