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.



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

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.