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Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS)

Date: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 8:00am
City: 
Bismarck
Event Category:

ASLS Purpose:

A hands-on, 8-hour simulation-based provider course on the management of the acute stroke patient that includes the MEND exam, an easy-to-learn and easy-to- use tool that enhances communication among EMS personnel, nurses, and physicians  The ASLS curriculum is utilized by EMS agencies and hospitals across the United States.

Within this course, participants will learn to recognize the 5 main stroke syndromes, perform a focused evaluation, understand prehospital protocol, communicate clearly t-PA contraindications, witness information and neurologic exam, know how and when to administer t-PA to acute ischemic stroke patients, and apply the 6 aspects of acute stroke care to hospitalized patients.

ASLS Manuals are available for $35 each.
 

This course is currently for CHI St Alexius Internal Personnel Only, but may become available to the general public soon.
 

Questions and Registration:

Call the Education Center 701.530.7700 or Coordinator 701.530.7709

Email Registration: Preferred:  slfeatherston@primecare.org

Payment Policy:
Payment must accompany all registrations. If registering online a credit card number is required. Please note that this site is secured and your card number is safe. If using this form as a mail in registration a check must be attached. Without payment, you will not be considered registered. Please notify us if you will NOT be attending the class you registered for. We require that you give at least one week's notice before the class date in order to receive a refund. This course is free for CHI St Alexius Providers.

COVID-19 Precautions

Due to the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19, additional steps must be taken to help protect instructors and students. Please read the following list carefully since some items may require action on the part of students.

  • Class sizes have been limited to 8 participants.
  • All participants will be screened for fever and cough prior to entering class.
  • All participants, including instructors, will wear a cloth grade mask or greater during class.
  • If training manikins are used, they will be spaced out to assist students in social distancing.
  • Every student will be issued their own barrier device during practice sessions with breaths only being performed where absolutely necessary.
  • Rooms and equipment will be thoroughly decontaminated between course sessions.
  • Participants must arrive with adequate time prior to class for screening. Students arriving after the scheduled class start time will not be permitted entry.

 

Location:

CHI St. Alexius Technology and Education Center 1310 E. Main, Bismarck, ND 58501