MSAA pictured in AHA/ASA Stroke News

Dinene Jenkins-West AHA ASA Stroke News 2017


MSAA’s very own Dinene Jenkins-West is highlighted in American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Stroke News for the International Stroke Conference 2017 edition.  Ms. Jenkins-West is pictured in an article detailing the importance of interdisciplinary team communication for stroke patients.  Thanks Dinene for representing MSAA on an international level!

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DATES: January 23 & 24 – 8 AM to 3:30 PM

LOCATION: Centegra Hospital, McHenry Classrooms C&D  4201 W Medical Center Dr, McHenry, IL 60050

AUDIENCE: Registered Nurses

PURPOSE: To prepare nurses to successfully pass the SCRN Certification Exam as offered by the ABNN.

SPEAKERS: Dr. Herren Patel, MD

Sarah Strzalka, RN, MSN, TNS, ECRN, SCRN

Mary Bentley, RN, BSN, TNS, ECRN, SCRN

Gracey Linder, RN, BSN, TNCC, SCRN

Melanie DeSlavo, BNS, SCRN

REGISTER ONLINE: To register online for this $150 course, visit or call Sarah Strzalka at 815-759-4163 for more information.


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Are you ready to become a leader in your community? Become an Ambassador


AHA’s EmPOWERED to Serve Ambassador is a great opportunity for you to go out and make a difference in your community!

Join us on January 18th at 6 PM at

Northwest Community Hospital,

 800 W Central Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
You will learn elements of public speech for community education
You will learn important facts about stroke and will have an opportunity to teach others about it.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has additional tools and resources for organizational leaders such as the “My Life Check Assessment”, organizational environment assessment, webinars, ETS Health Lessons to name a few
Snacks and refreshments will be provided

For details, contact:



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