Advanced Stroke Life Support Prehospital/Hospital

    This course addresses the prehospital, emergency department, and stroke unit management of patients with acute stroke by incorporating interactive discussions, hands-on workshops, video and standardized patients. It covers the differential diagnosis of stroke, rapid recognition of five major stroke syndromes, training in the use of the Miami Emergency Neurologic Deficit (MEND) exam, and the use of thrombolytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke patients.

    Specifics to the prehospital and in-hospital audiences are addressed through the use of concurrent breakout sessions. Passing score is 72% on the posttest, but a minimum of 84% is required to be eligible for the ASLS® instructor course. Class runs from 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

    The Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. Eight (8) hours are awarded for successful completion of the full course.

    Those wishing to also register for the ASLS® Instructor Course on the following day, should make the selection below in order to benefit from the discounted fee.

    Course: (ASLS P/H) Advanced Stroke Life Support Prehospital/Hospital
    Price: Please select a class first.
    EMS Credit Hours: 8.00
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    RN Hours: 8.00
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