On October 29, You're the Cure volunteer and acute neurovascular clinical nurse specialist Michelle Whaley, spoke to a group of volunteers and Colorado legislators to raise awareness of World Stroke Day. As a person on the front line practicing at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Michelle has firsthand experience in working with patients when they get to the hospital after suffering a stroke. Michelle shared her experience as she eloquently spoke to the group, ensuring that they knew the signs and symptoms of stroke. She also described the variety of patients she sees, from infants and children, to working parents and the elderly. The case studies she provided were a powerful example of how stroke can impact any one at any time.
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