Code Stroke fundamentals (replay)
Wednesday 10 August 2022, 1–2 pm AEST
Presented by Tanya Frost and Skye Coote
Stroke Nurse Consultants Tanya Frost and Skye Coote will present on some of the fundamental elements that are needed to build a successful Code Stroke protocol.
From pre-hospital notifications, rapid recognition of stroke using common stroke assessment tools, and ED to CT pathways, this webinar is relevant to all staff working in stroke-capable hospitals, including those using telemedicine services.
About the presenters
Tanya Frost is an Acute Stroke Nurse Consultant with Eastern Health, Victoria. She has been working in stroke care since 2010, where she was one of the leads in the development of a stroke service at Latrobe Regional Hospital in Gippsland, Victoria.
Since 2012 Tanya has been based at Eastern Health, Victoria, working as the acute stroke nurse. Her focus has been coordinating stroke care processes and coordinating stroke services at a busy primary stroke centre.
Skye Coote is the Stroke Nurse Consultant with the Mobile Stroke Unit project at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria.
Skye has an extensive background in critical care nursing, holds a Master of Nursing degree, and has completed two international Neurovascular Education and Training in Stroke Management and Acute Reperfusion Therapies (NETSMART) courses.
She has won international nursing awards for clinical excellence and leadership in stroke, and is the first Board Certificate Advanced Neurovascular Practitioner in Australia. She has been a guest presenter at international conferences on stroke and has recently co-authored a chapter on acute stroke care for the World Federation of Critical Care Nurses.
Skye's passion is improving hyperacute stroke care, stroke research and stroke education.