Stroke – F.A.S.T. – Be able to apply First Aid.
|This year, the National Stroke Foundation utilised technology to help Australians understand what a stroke is and remember the warning signs using the FAST test.A new interactive website was launched with digital imagery to help people understand what happens in the brain when a stroke occurs.You can:
In addition to the new website, an iPhone application is available with information about stroke. The application helps you with the FAST test and to recognise the signs of stroke. There is also a FAST quiz to time how quickly you can respond and locations of public hospitals with stroke units.
This information and advertising is from the National Stroke Foundation. If you would like more information regarding strokes please visit the webpage www.strokefoundation.com.au. Please help the Stroke Foundation help people become aware or risks, treatments and prevention of strokes. Simple Instruction has ordered 500 cards and a number of posters that we will distribute throughout the year at our Apply First Aid and Perform CPR training courses on the Northern Beaches.
Our next course on the Northern Beaches: Saturday the 16/10/10 at the Brookvale Hotel. Please book yourself into an Apply First Aid or Perform CPR training course by following the links on the website. www.simpleinstruction.com.au .