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Stroke Rapid Response™

Participant Comments

Evaluation comments have been overwhelmingly positive. During a pilot program evaluations showed 93% of SRR trainees ranked the “overall” program as “excellent” or “very good”.  In ranking the content as “useful and relevant,” 99.8% responded with either “excellent” or “very good.”

Below is a sample of participant feedback obtained after the Stroke Rapid Response™ training.


"I found the National Stroke Association's Stroke Rapid Response™ module to be a concise educational tool to get prehospital providers updated on a consistent method for reliably evaluating, treating and appropriately transporting acute stroke patients."

Bentley J. Bobrow, MD
Medical Director, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
Arizona Department of Health Services

“SRR provides the EMT and Paramedic with the necessary tools to recognize a patient with a stroke, treat the patient in a timely manner, and transport the patient with the single goal of improving the stroke patient's outcome.”

Joe Acker EMT-P, MPH
Executive Director
Birmingham Regional Emergency Medical Services System

"Stroke Rapid Response(TM) is a comprehensive yet practical training program for EMS.  I highly recommend this all-inclusive program to EMS Educators!"

Jim Floyd, M.Ed., WEMT, PI, CTC
EMS Program Manager, EMS Education
St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

“SRR_testimonials Stroke Rapid Response(TM) is very effective in training prehospital providers on stroke... and the field guides and stickers work well as quick reference materials en-route." 

Jane Brice, MD, MPH              
Medical Director, Orange County (NC) EMS
and Department of Emergency Medicine                                                        
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


"The Great Lakes Regional Stroke Network applauds the National Stroke Association's efforts to improve training among emergency medical services personnel and dispatch professionals through their training program, Stroke Rapid Response. A strong EMS and dispatch response is necessary to address the third leading cause of death in the US. Stroke Rapid Response can be one step in strengthening communities nationwide."

Angela Bray Hedworth, MS, CHES, RHEd
Program Manager
Great Lakes Regional Stroke Network


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