Innovations in stroke care: How your fire department can improve patient outcomes (Webinar)

When: Thursday, September 22 at 11 A.M. PT/2 P.M. ET (1 hour) REGISTER HERE

What: Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability, and the fifth largest cause of death in America. As first responders and prehospital medical providers, fire departments play a critical role in improving outcomes for stroke patients and are an important element in a complete system of stroke care. But while EMS has long recognized the importance of identifying stroke patients, new treatments for stroke are leading to rapid changes in stroke care–and the way we've done things before simply won't cut it anymore. Join Mark Ellis, Division Chief of EMS of Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue, to hear how one fire department transformed its stroke care and made a huge impact in the community.


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• Learn the most effective methods of patient assessment and stroke team activation
• Discover best practices for using data to evaluate and improve
• Gain insight on ways to coordinate with the entire stroke system of care
• Hear about amazing outcomes that are garnering national attention and how your department can achieve similar results

Presenter: Mark Ellis, Division Chief of EMS, Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue, Hallandale Beach, Florida

Hosted by: International Association of Fire Chiefs


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