Course Catalog Non-Surgical Courses Managing Acute Stroke Course

Managing Acute Stroke Course




  Managing Acute Stroke Course


This course aims to provide training on the symptoms, diagnosis, and management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and complications of stroke.

Course includes didactic lessons, simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations.




  • Discuss at least 3 risk factors for stroke
  • List at least 2 conditions that can be present with neurologic signs or can mimic stroke, including, but not limited to, hypoglycemia and postictal paralysis
  • Explain the difference in treatment for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Discuss the 3 components of the Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale
  • Identify the time frame in which an ischemic stroke patient can be treated with fibrinolytic therapy
  • Identify the 8 Ds of stroke care
  • List the stroke chain of survival
  • Manage stroke patients through disposition
  • Describe the pathophysiology of stroke




General practitioners, prehospital care providers, family medicine doctors, neurology doctors



1 day/ 8 hours