Learn on Demand
Acute Stroke Training for the EMT Professional
The EMS Learning Module objective is to increase knowledge of evidence-based guidelines for stroke care for EMS professionals, including but not limited to the following areas: Recognition of Stroke patients in the field. Determination of time of onset of patients’ symptoms and time patient was last known well. iEducation on the (AHA) Stroke Chain of Survival updated in 2010 for Adult Suspected Stroke Care. Use of standardized pre-hospital stroke scale for BLS and ALS EMS providers. Advanced skills for EMS providers at the Paramedic level in a pre-hospital checklist for thrombolytic therapy including Blood glucose monitoring.
View Activity Information
The objective for this course is to increase knowledge of evidence-based guidelines for stroke care for EMS professionals, including but not limited to the following areas:
  1. Recognition of Stroke patients in the field.
  2. Determination of time of onset of patients’ symptoms and time patient was last known well.
  3. Education on the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Stroke Chain of Survival updated in 2010 for Adult Suspected Stroke Care.
  4. Use of standardized pre-hospital stroke scale for Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) for EMS professionals. 
Upon completion, EMS professionals will obtain 1.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Advanced EMS Professionals.

ANCC Accreditation Statement:
Center of Distance Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation.

Learn OnDemand Contact Us:
For information regarding this educational activity or website, please contact:

UAMS Center for Distance Health
4301 W. Markham #519
Little Rock, AR 72205
E-mail cdheducation@uams.edu 
Toll Free: 1-855-CDH-ED4U


Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
374 Registered Users
Credits
1 CEU> Non-Accredited

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC