Updates in Stroke for EMS Providers

Education is key to better patient care. That’s why we offer complimentary courses to help first responders learn how to identify stroke and improve patients’ survival with fewer complications.

Complimentary learning events for EMS Providers. 

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About these courses 

Updates in Stroke for EMS Providers courses are designed to educate attendees on pre-hospitalization and identification of stroke. Each event offers new information to help you enhance your knowledge of stroke. 

Topics we will cover in this series: 

  •  How to identify stroke and differentiate stroke symptoms from other conditions 
  • How to diagnose acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke in the field 
  • How to determine when a patient needs treatment from a Comprehensive Stroke Center to save their life or minimize complications 
  • The latest treatments in the management of patients with stroke 
  • Current research aimed at improving the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of patients with stroke


These courses are intended for paramedics; emergency medical technicians; call-takers, dispatchers and emergency medical dispatchers; emergency communications registered nurses; pre-hospital registered nurses, and essential community providers (residents and attending physicians). However, all care providers are welcome to attend.

Event Agenda

  • Door to CT Times and Role of EMS
  • Large Core Thrombectomy: Pushing the Limits
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Success of Surgical Trials
  • Intraventricular Hemorrhage: Northwestern Medicine Pioneers a Trial
  • Q&A

Join Us for a Virtual Event

Updates and Trials in Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke

Thursday, January 18, 2024
4 — 6 pm

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Earn two hours IDPH-approved EMS continuing education per course

Virtual Event Instructions
When filling out the form, include your full name and email address. We will send your continuing education credits via email immediately after the event.

On the day of the event, you will get an email with a link to join the session. You will be asked to provide your first and last name so we can confirm your attendance.

If you attend this event, you will earn two continuing education credits and receive your continuing education certificate via email. If you view the course in a group setting or do not receive your certificate of attendance, please email Patti Lindeman at plindema@nm.org to claim your certificate.

There is no cost to attend this event.