Stroke Management for the Fire Service
Date & Time
Friday, July 24, 2020, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
This class dives into the pertinent assessment tools, and information that needs to be relayed to EMS as they arrive on scene. The presenter will discuss how to recognize large vessel occlusion stroke, which patients meet criteria for diversion to a comprehensive stroke center, the difference between a comprehensive stroke center and a primary stroke center and the latest trends in stroke care. Attendees will also learn how the 2018 AHA/ASA guidelines affect EMS care and transport.