Organization: Emergency Services Education

Created by: Shane Driver NRP, FP-C, CCEMTP


Stroke is a major cause of death and disability in the United States.  The EMS Provider must be skilled in the proper diagnosis, treatment, and transport of this patient as certain procedures are very time sensitive.  What signs do you look for?  What scales will you use?  Where do you transport to?


Updated 2022



ADPH/OEMST 1.5 CME Hours  23-R1-9100, 22-R1-9100, 21-R1-9100, 20-R1-9100, 19-R1-9100, 18-R1-9100, 17.R1.0059

  • Understand what a Stroke is
  • Know the Role of EMS in Stroke Assessment and Care
  • Know the different Stroke Systems of Care
  • Understand how EMS integrates into the various Stroke Systems
  • Know the Role of EMS in Community Stroke awareness
  • Learn and Speak the term STROKE ALERT

Download Sample Stroke Sample.pdf ~ (748.94 kb)

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