What Happens During a Stroke?

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A stroke can severely impact a patients' speech, motor skills, and quality of life—if they survive the event in the first place. Learn what happens to the brain during a stroke, and how you can help if someone you see is experiencing a stroke in that moment.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use during an anatomy unit on the cardiovascular system or brain injuries
  • Host a discussion in which learners talk about friends or loved ones who have suffered a stroke
Classroom Considerations

  • Humorous animation may distract from a serious topic
  • Assessment begins immediately after the video

  • Information is presented in a clear and straightforward way
  • Comes with a short multiple-choice assessment 
  • Provides helpful methods to tell whether someone is having a stroke

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