UND Nursing to hold ‘Think F.A.S.T, Run Faster’ a 5 K walk/run for stroke awareness May 4

The University of North Dakota College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines (CNPD) will sponsor “Think F.A.S.T. , Run Faster” – a 5 K walk/run and Health Fair Promoting Stroke Awareness – set for 1 p.m., Sunday, May 4, at the UND Wellness Center. All proceeds from the $15 registration will be donated to the Altru Health Foundation Stroke Program in honor of May being Stroke Awareness Month.

The walk/run will begin at 1:30 p.m.

To register go to http://www.undfast5k.eventbrite.com.

The following is what F.A.S.T. stands for:

F.  Face: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?
A.  Arms: Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
S.  Speech: Ask the person to repeat a simple phrase. Is their speech slurred or strange?
T.  Time: If you observe any of these signs, call 9-1-1 immediately.

This event is sponsored by CNPD’s student organizations and the UND Deans for Wellness initiative.

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Contact:

Steve Light Ph.D.
Interim Dean, College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Political Science and Public Administration
701.777.0960 | steven.light@UND.edu

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