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Stroke Mobile Nurse
My primary care focus of care is specified for stroke patients. I assist them in achieving small goals with the ultimate
goal of returning to their optimal level of functioning. This is achieved by guiding these patients' stroke
rehabilitation/recovery and prevention.
My role includes prevention and recovery care planning for patient's diagnosed with stroke and stroke risk factors. These partiular patients have suffered a stroke or a TIA and this diagnosis has altered their current daily routines. I provide education on stroke risk factors, stroke diagnosis, and rehibilitation/recovery etc.... with intergration back into prior daily living. This includes changes to dietary habits, lifestyle behaviors, and functional/physical mobility.
P.O. Box 2094
Gretna, LA 70054