Know How to Act F.A.S.T. in the Event of a Stroke

Know How to Act F.A.S.T. in the Event of a Stroke

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Valley Medical Center offers a comprehensive approach to stroke care, from early intervention treatments in the Emergency Department to inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services to help patients regain function and independence.

Valley is nationally recognized for achievement in stroke treatment. For multiple years, we have been the recipient of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes VMC’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. In addition to the Get with the Guidelines award, VMC has also been recognized as a recipient of the association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, for improving stroke care.

Learn more about Valley’s Stroke Center.

Michael Previti, MD, Medical Director of Valley’s Stroke Center, discusses stroke symptoms, how to identify a stroke and how to react if you think someone is having a stroke in this DocTalk video.

In 2021, Dr. Previti spoke with Vedant Chevan with Worth-A-Shot, an organization focused on uplifting public health and providing education on about stroke prevention, care and resources.

Michael Previti, MD is the Medical Director of Valley’s Stroke Center at the Neuroscience Institute.
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