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STROKE: Prehospital Care Training

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STROKE: Prehospital Care Training

Cardiovascular Health and Wellness ProgramCourse is designed to increase providers' such as EMT-Base-Paramedics knowledge about the two types of stroke and to demonstrate potential stroke–related complaints.  This self-paced continuing education product teaches the pathophysiology and risk factors of stroke as well as recognition, assessment and management of potential stroke.

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The online training consists of four interactive cases that lead participants through patient encounters. Each case presents a patient with potential stroke-related complaints and prompts participants to make management decisions. In each scenario the patient’s clinical status varies depending on the timing and accuracy of participant answers. Each case ends with a summary of the key points and each case takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. Participants will then take the post test for 1.5 continued education hours upon completion approved by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).   

 

 

Last updated July 29, 2010