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EMS Stroke Recognition and Management – Training from

Date : July 26th 2010
Time : 1400 (2:00PM) EST

Stroke. EMS Boot Camp will tackle this topic on a leading cause of death with guest speaker Michael Smith. Michael will discuss anatomy through tPA and target specific areas of EMS concern regarding stroke including:

  • Blood supply and artery anatomy
  • Specific types of CVA
  • EMS assessment and use of Cincinnati and LA stroke scales
  • Prehospital care from basic monitoring to potential medications
  • Stroke alerts, tPA and invasive retrieval
  • Stroke differentials

The best part of every EMS Boot Camp session is live question and answer with the guest speaker. Stroke is a vital topic. The content in this session is  sure to help you as a field provider and give you tools you can use right away. Sign up now for the free live session and take advantage of this one of a kind training resource.

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.