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How much do you know about prehospital stroke care?

Are you ready to respond to a stroke emergency call? Find out by taking our quiz

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The EMS1 Special Coverage series, “Comprehensive Stroke Training and Guidelines,” explores how EMS can quickly identify stroke, through dispatch protocols, assessment scales, diagnostic tools and mobile stroke units to transport patients to the most appropriate stroke care facility.

The EMS1 Academy is currently featuring “Stroke,” a 1-hour accredited course for EMR/EMTs. Visit the EMS1 Academy to learn more and for an online demo.

By Shelbie Watts, EMS1 Editorial Assistant

Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S. and kills more than 140,000 people nationwide each year.

With ischemic stroke being the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, it’s important that you’re ready to respond.

Take our 10-question quiz to assess your preparedness, and be sure to share your results!

[Read: Special Coverage – Comprehensive Stroke Training and Guidelines]

This quiz was originally posted Jan. 1, 2019. It has been updated.