Information about strokes will be presented

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LEWISTON — “Stroke: Signs and Symptoms,” will be the topic of two Central Maine Medical Center Accenting Your Health presentations set for May.

Certified emergency nurse Michelle Gosselin, RN, will describe the signs and symptoms of stroke and why getting immediate medical attention is critical when stroke is suspected.

A graduate of the Central Maine Medical Center School of Nursing, Gosselin worked in cardiopulmonary nursing for three years before shifting her career focus to emergency nursing in 1998. She works in the emergency departments at Central Maine Medical Center and Rumford Hospital.

She has gained certification in a number of specialized nursing skill areas, including certification at an instructor level.

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There is no cost for attending the presentation.

The hour-long program will be presented at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 17 and at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19. Both presentations will be delivered in Conference Room I, located on the lower level of the 12 High Street Medical Office Building, adjacent to Central Maine Medical Center.

Those interested in attending either of the programs are urged to register in advance by calling 795-8448, e-mailing prevention@cmhc.org or registering online at www.cmmc.org

Interpreter services are available upon advance request.

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