Holy Spirit News

Free Program on Stroke Awareness Offered

Posted: 16 March 2012

Holy Spirit Health System will host a free program for individuals interested in learning more about strokes.

Cynthia Swartz, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, director of patient care services at Holy Spirit Hospital, will present “Act FAST: The Brain Needs You!” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 17. The lecture will be held in Holy Spirit Hospital’s auditorium.

Swartz will talk about the early signs and symptoms of a stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA), risk factors, treatment options, the importance of community involvement, and why time is so vital in treating a stroke.

Free parking. Light refreshments will be served. There is no need to register for this seminar.