Michigan Stroke Program — Training & Resources

The Michigan Stroke Program holds several types of meetings on a regular basis. This page is intended to keep our partners effectively and productively engaged with the program by providing access to all the trainings, webinars, team publications, lectures, and distinguished speakers we have hosted. We also are committed to offering external resources related to stroke shared by others.

For more information about any of the resources on this page or to suggest a topic you would like to see us address, please contact the Michigan Stroke Program team at MDHHS-Stroke@michigan.gov.

Annual Workshops

2021 Michigan Stroke Program Annual Workshop Webinar Series (June 2021)

2020 MOSAIC Annual Workshop Webinar Series (May-August 2020)

2019 MOSAIC Annual Workshop Presentations (June 7, 2019)

2018 MOSAIC Annual Workshop Presentations (May 23, 2018)

2017 MOSAIC Annual Workshop Presentations (April 26, 2017)

Monthly Hospital Calls

May 2021

May 20, 2021: The Science Behind MindRhythm's Large Vessel Occlusion Recognition Headbands (Wade Smith, MD, PhD, director of University of California, San Francisco Neurovascular Service, San Francisco, CA)

April 2021

April 15, 2021: Acute Stroke Assessment and Treatment (Alex Bou Chebl, MD, FSVIN, Director, Harris Comprehensive Stroke Center, and Director, Stroke Division, Henry Ford Health System, MI)

February 2021

Feb. 18, 2021: Saving the Brain: Advanced Neuroimaging in Acute Stroke Therapy (Macksood A. Aftab, DO, MHA, ALM, CAQ, Department of Radiology Chair and Neuroradiology Section Chief at Ascension Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc, MI)

January 2021

Jan. 21, 2021: Diagnosis and Management of Posterior Circulation StrokePDF icon (Stacie L. Demel, DO, PhD, vascular neurologist, University of Cincinnati Department of Neurology)

All-EMS/Hospital Webinars and Continuing Education

August 2021

Aug. 19, 2021: Community Integrated Paramedicine (Kristine Kuhl, community integrated paramedicine coordinator, MDHHS Bureau of EMS, Trauma and Preparedness)

February 2021

Feb. 17, 2021: VAN and RACE Large Vessel Occlusion Scales (Mohamed Teleb, MD, Endovascular Neurosurgery, Banner Health, Mesa, AZ, and Natalia Pérez de la Ossa, MD, director of Neurology, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain)

American CME Stroke EMS Continuing Education Courses

American CME has three free continuing education coursesPDF icon designed for medical first responders (MFRs), emergency medical technicians (EMTs), and paramedics. The video-based productions focus on stroke care and assessment in order to optimize care and patient outcomes in the field. All of the courses are offered to pre-hospital emergency medical professionals at no cost. They include:

  • Stroke: Anatomy and Pathophysiology (0.5 credits);
  • Stroke: EMS Transport Options (0.5 credits); and
  • Stroke: A New Standard of Care for Large Vessel Occlusions (0.5 credits).
Team Publications

JAMA Network Open (January 2021)

Comparison of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests and Fatalities in the Metro Detroit Area During the COVID-19 Pandemic With Previous-Year EventsPDF icon  (Adrienne V. Nickles, MPH, Adam Oostema, MD, Justin Allen, BA, EMT-P, Suzanne L. O'Brien, MSN, RN, ANVP, Stacie L. Demel, DO, PhD, Mathew J. Reeves, PhD) JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(1):e2032331. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.32331

Stroke (August 2019)

Trends and Factors Associated With Concordance Between International Classification of Diseases, Ninth and Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification Codes and Stroke Clinical Diagnoses (Tiffany E. Chang, Xin Tong, Mary G. George, Sallyann M. Coleman King, Xiaoping Yin, Suzanne O'Brien, Ghada Ibrahim, Alice Liskay, and the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program team, Jennifer L. Wiltz) Stroke. 2018;49(3):e46-e110. Originally published June 18, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024092

2019 International Stroke Conference Poster Abstracts

Other Publications / Webinars / Websites

American Heart Association (AHA) & American Stroke Association (ASA)

Websites: www.heart.org (AHA) and www.stroke.org (ASA)

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