Stroke Education Resources and Tools for EMS/EMT Trainers and Personnel

An image of the EMS Trainer’s Stroke Slide Kit

EMS Trainer’s Stroke Slide Kit:

This kit includes an educational presentation, symptom checklists, and a presentation for the general public, comprised of:

  • What is stroke?—Understand the impact of stroke and identify stroke symptoms
  • The role of EMS in stroke assessment and care—Examine goals for EMS response times, become familiar with commonly used stroke scales, and study prehospital management of stroke
  • Stroke systems of care—Learn about the classes of hospitals that can treat stroke, recognize standards for primary and comprehensive stroke centers, and be able to contribute to best practices for stroke according to designated protocols