Help train your EMS team with these free resources developed by ACEP, the National Stroke Association, and Genentech at www.EMS4Stroke.com.
In addition to interactive lessons, an online EMS Toolkit includes these modules:
- What is stroke? — Understand the impact of stroke and identify stroke symptoms
- The role of EMS in stroke assessment and care — Examine goals for EMS response times, become familiar with commonly used stroke scales, and study pre-hospital management of stroke
- Stroke systems of care — Learn about the classes of hospitals that treat stroke, recognize standards for primary and comprehensive stroke centers, and be able to contribute to best practices for stroke according to designated protocols
- Case studies — Practice proper pre-hospital stroke management with examples
Access the course today at www.EMS4Stroke.com.