Prehospital stroke care continues to evolve. Over the past five years mechanical thrombectomy has emerged as the preferred treatment option for patients presenting with large vessel occlusion strokes. EMS agencies are now being challenged to recognize large vessel occlusions on-scene and consider direct transport to comprehensive stroke centers for mechanical thrombectomy. In this webcast, we will review the current paradigm of prehospital stroke care, review the growing body of literature evaluating prehospital stroke severity tools and discuss the numerous items affecting transport decisions.
Please join us for this webcast sponsored by Pulsara. This webcast is CAPCE certified and attendees* that watch the webcast will receive 1 hour of CE credit! *nurses and physicians are not eligible for CAPCE certification. Please see the JEMS CE Webcast FAQs for answers!
Sponsored By Pulsara
Pulsara is a digital healthcare communication and care coordination company whose purpose is to improve the lives of patients and caregivers through innovative communication. The platform leverages mobile technology to get all care team members, from EMS to definitive care, on the same page — literally! The days of trying to communicate with each other and coordinate care for time sensitive emergencies with EMS radio reports, fax machines, email, pagers, non-HIPAA compliant texts or HIPAA compliant messages, and the telephone game are over. It’s about time.
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