Professional Membership and Continuing Education

With the dissolution of the National Stroke Association, some of their programs and services have been transferred to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. We are committed to providing educational tools and resources for you, your patients and your community.

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NSA Legacy Programs 

And how to utilize them

Professional Memberships

Medical Staff with Patient Both the Stroke Center Network (SCN) and Professional Society memberships and some of their benefits will be available until August 30, 2019. If you need information on how to access your benefits please contact Anna Taylor for assistance. 

After that date, explore opportunities with AHA:

NIH Stroke Scale

NIH Stroke Scale: Classroom/group style training which utilizes use of NINDS/NIH DVD and scantron sheet examination will be available through September 30, 2019 .Girl holding a A+ paper up

Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist 

The Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist program provides physical and occupational therapists with information and strategies for treating stroke survivors. A rigorous set of courses culminates in a written examination and CSRS designation. The program consists of four seminar-based classes in stroke education along with hands-on instruction in specific therapeutic treatments.                               Learn More


Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist (CSRS) Directory 
Download the September 2019 Directory

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Stroke Nurse Modules

These online education courses are ideal for stroke care providers committed to keeping their stroke knowledge and practice up to date. The courses are currently undergoing Science Review and updates. They will be available through our Lifelong Learning Channel Fall 2019. If your facility purchased and has outstanding vouchers, please contact Anna Taylor at  for instructions on how to access them.

Patient Education Materials

Visit our Shop Heart Store for the latest brochures and merchandise. Now featuring the newly updated Explaining Stroke brochure and other former NSA brochures.

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