Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery Podcast Series

Updated:Oct 30,2018

Our five-part series explores in more detail the key recommendations from the American Stroke Association guidelines for adult stroke rehabilitation and recovery. Hear directly from industry experts their guidance on how to better manage rehabilitation and recovery for stroke patients. Check back for the release of subsequent episodes soon!



Podcast Title: Transitions in Care and Community Interventions.
Release Date: October 26, 2018
Podcast Description: Sue Pugh, clinical nurse specialist and stroke coordinator at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore Maryland, discusses why transitions in care are such an important step in stroke recovery. Topics include the transition from hospital to rehab to home and its challenges, ways to support continuity, the importance of accessing community resources to help patients re-engage in activities and avoid isolation, the role of family members and caregivers in stroke rehab and recovery, how healthcare professionals can help ensure continued compliance with the treatment plan and addressing activities outside of the prescribed rehab program.

Podcast Participant Bio:
Sue Pugh, MSN, RN

Sue has been a nurse for 31 years. She obtained her BSN at the University of South Florida, and her MSN at the University of Cincinnati. She is certified in rehabilitation and neuroscience nursing and is a fellow in the American Heart Association. She is presently a clinical nurse specialist and stroke coordinator at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore Maryland.

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