At National Stroke Association we are committed to providing you with the information and tools you need to prevent and treat stroke in your patients — no matter where you work along the continuum of stroke care.
| Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist
The Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist (CSRS) credential enables therapists to become preeminent, nationally recognized stroke clinicians. This rigorous program consists of a four-tiered, seminar-based stroke education course, culminating in a written examination.
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Journals and Publications
Patient Education Resources
National Stroke Association offers a variety of educational materials to help your patients understand stroke prevention and treatment. Click here to buy online or download a catalog.
Looking for new community education materials? Click here for information about free "Know Stroke: Know the Signs. Act in Time." community education resources in English and Spanish, available from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
National Stroke Association offers a comprehensive and up-to-date list of accredited professional stroke education opportunities, including online nurse and rehab modules, archived symposia and webcasts, epocrates MobileCME™ and live grand rounds. National Stroke Association also offers a free NIH Stroke Scale online training and testing system and EMS4Stroke, an accredited online education program for EMS and prehospital providers.
National Stroke Association partners with industry leaders to develop and publish guidelines on stroke care, prevention, stroke centers and more.
- National Stroke Association Guidelines for the Management of TIA
- Public Stroke Prevention Guidelines
- Recurrent Stroke Prevention Guidelines
National Stroke Association to serves and supports health organizations and professionals that are dedicated to providing quality acute and rehabilitative stroke care. Regardless of your professional area of focus or your organization’s certification status or size, our professional membership programs provide the education and resources that will help you take your professional practice to a higher level and deliver the stroke education and care that your community deserves. Members receive accredited education and applicable tools needed to keep their knowledge and practice up-to-date, creating an active partnership with National Stroke Association. Together we work to make a real difference in reducing the incidence and impact of stroke. Click here for more information about our two professional membership programs.