RTO # 40833

60SEC067 Acute Stroke in the ED: Stroke Screening Tools

60SEC067 Acute Stroke in the ED: Stroke Screening Tools

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This concise workshop, “Acute Stroke in the ED: Stroke Screening Tools,” provides emergency department (ED) personnel with an overview of the key screening tools used to quickly identify and assess acute stroke patients. It covers the use of validated tools like the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS), FAST (Face, Arm, Speech, Time) test, and others, highlighting their roles in the rapid detection of stroke symptoms. Participants will learn how to effectively apply these tools to expedite diagnosis and treatment, crucial for improving stroke outcomes.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee:



  • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal and all equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
  • A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy and Numeracy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning – Level 2
    • Reading – Level 2
    • Writing – Level 2
    • Oral Communication – Level 1
    • Numeracy – Level 1