MAILED: April 18, 2000
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education in Nursing/UW-Extension will sponsor a program titled "Stroke Prevention and Treatment" from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, at the Quality Inn, Eau Claire.
The interdisciplinary program, which is geared to health care providers and families of patients experiencing a stroke, will explore current treatment principles and apply writing functional goals for the patient and family. The program also will examine a case study.
The following health care professionals from neurosciences, trauma and pediatrics, Midelfort Clinic Mayo Health System, Eau Claire, will present the program: Dr. Felix Chukwudelunzu, neurologist; Pam Wold, director; Tonya Kuntz, neurosciences coordinator; Gene McDowell, physical therapist; Crystal Boylen, occupational therapist; Mary Beth Clark, speech therapist; and Tom Sather, speech therapist. Stroke survivors and caregivers will present the case study portion of the program.
The program costs $85, which includes instructional materials, lunch and refreshments. Attendees will earn six continuing education contact hours. The registration deadline is Tuesday, May 2.
Contact the Continuing Education in Nursing office, (715) 836-5745, for more information.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: May 16, 2000