LEWISTON — “Stroke: Signs and Symptoms” is the topic of a presentation set for the Thursday, Feb. 17, meeting of the Central and Western Maine ICD Support Group.

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.

The support group is for individuals who have an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). Family members and other support persons are also welcome to attend.

The free session will be held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute first-floor conference room, located in the Young Wing at 60 High St.

For more information, call or e-mail physician assistant Joe Sala at 753-3900 or [email protected] Interpreter services are available upon advance request.


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