Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability, according to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. Vintage House, in partnership with Sonoma Valley Hospital, will hold a panel discussion on July 18 on recognizing stroke symptoms and what to do in the event of a stroke.
The panel will also address audience questions about emergency care.
Participating experts are: Jasper Schmidt, MD, SVH Medical Director of Emergency Medicine; Danielle Jones, BSN, RN, HACP, SVH Director of Quality and Risk Management; and Maryanne Mahoney, RN, SVH Stroke Coordinator.
The talk is free and open to the community. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Room 105 at Vintage House, 264 1st Street East.
The panel will be offered again on Thursday, August 8. Vintage House is located at 264 1st Street East.
Sonoma Valley Hospital is now designated as an “Acute Stroke Ready Hospital” by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) and, in collaboration with UCSF Health, provides Sonoma Valley residents with 24/7 access to acute stroke care.