UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Stroke Update: Caring for the Survivor and Caregiver'

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Heart Health Lecture Series featuring specialists from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, held monthly at Pima County public libraries. A Chest-Compression-Only Video and hands-on skills training will be offered before the lecture.
5:30 p.m.         Doors open
5:40 p.m.         Chest-Compression-Only Video and hands-on skills training
6:10 p.m.         Lecture
Chest-Compression-Only CPR training is presented by the REACT (Resuscitation Education and CPR Training) Group, UA College of Medicine – Tucson medical students dedicated to teaching people lifesaving skills.
                        In collaboration with the Pima County Public Library System.
COST:            Free and open to the public. Free parking is available.
INFORMATION/RESERVATIONS: Reservations requested, but not required. Please email or call 520-626-4146. For more information about UA Sarver Heart Center, please visit
The November lecture in the series:
DATE:            WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14
TOPIC:          Stroke Update: Caring for the Survivor and Caregiver
                        Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term severe disability. Learn about stroke risk factors and prevention, plus how community support helps stroke survivors and caregivers.
Leslie Ritter, PhD, RN, professor of nursing and neurology at the UA Colleges of Nursing and Medicine and the William M. Feinberg, MD, Endowed Chair in Stroke Research at the UA Sarver Heart Center, is the coordinator of the University of Arizona Medical Center Primary Stroke Center.
WHERE:        Joel D. Valdez Main Library, Community Room LL1
                        101 N. Stone Ave., Tucson
Upcoming Heart Health Lectures:
Tuesday, Dec. 11
Keeping the Beat: What’s New in Drugs to Treat Arrhythmias?
Peter Ott, MD
Miller-Golf Links Library, Community Room, 9640 E. Golf Links Rd., Tucson
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013
So, You’re 40 and Feel Fine: It’s Time to Be Serious about Heart Attacks
Gordon A. Ewy, MD
Murphy-Wilmot Library, Community Room, 530 N. Wilmot Rd., Tucson
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
Fall in Love with the Heart Health Diet
Shari Schoentag, RD, CNSC
Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library, Children’s Room, 7800 N. Schisler Dr., Marana
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Eating Heart Healthy on a Budget
Susan Bristol, MS, RD, CNSC, with Leslie Guzman, Phil Lewis, Meghan Smith, Christina Caple
Woods Memorial Library, Community Room, 3455 N. 1st Ave., Tucson
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
New Approaches to Opening Arteries: Update on Surgery and Interventional Approaches
Karl B. Kern, MD, and Kapil Lotun, MD
Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, Community Room, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Controlling High Blood Pressure and Preventing Heart Failure
Lorraine Mackstaller, MD
Murphy-Wilmot Library, Community Room, 530 N. Wilmot Rd., Tucson