ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (May 25, 2023) – HCA Florida Northside Hospital is excited to bring timely health topics to our community, allowing participants to meet medical experts, during a lunch and learn format.
Join HCA Florida Northside Hospital emergency room physician Dr. Christopher Scott and our stroke coordinator Michele Jost as they explain the signs and symptoms of a stroke. May is stroke awareness month and we want to make our community aware that the key to stroke treatment is to act FAST. FAST is an acronym used to help raise awareness of a person having a stroke. The acronym stands for:
Time to call emergency services.
The presentation is free and will be held at HCA Florida Northside Hospital, Medical Office Plaza 2nd floor auditorium 6006 49th Street North, St. Petersburg, on Wednesday, May 31, 12-1 p.m.
Please RSVP to 855-422-2228. A light, boxed lunch will be served.
About HCA Florida Northside Hospital
Serving the community since 1976, HCA Florida Northside Hospital is a 288-bed hospital, offering a full range of services including comprehensive and interventional stroke care, preventative and corrective cardiac care, full-service orthopedic and spine treatment an ER 24/7®, and general surgery. As one of the first hospitals in the area to achieve Atrial Fibrillation Certification (SCPC), our technologically advanced hospital allows our highly skilled physicians, nursing, and caregivers to serve our growing community. HCA Florida Northside Hospital is the first nationally recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center in Pinellas County and nationally recognized for quality and safety by earning an ‘A’ Patient Safety grade from the Leapfrog Group Spring 2020 and 2021. Our employees voted us a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace in 2020. With campus-based specialized services including the Tampa Bay Heart Institute and the Neuroscience Institute for Interventional Neuroradiology and neurologic care, HCA Florida Northside Hospital continues to enhance and expand its services to better serve the community.