The healthcare community continues to make impressive strides in the treatment and management of acute strokes. With the majority of patients suffering strokes outside the hospital, EMS providers are rising to the challenge of an increased responsibility to rapidly recognize and appreciate the complexities in patient signs and symptoms. EMS systems throughout the country are changing protocols and transport decisions in order to give their stroke patients the best chance of recovery. In this webinar, you will hear from one of the nation’s leading EMS medical directors, Dr. Peter Antevy, who emphasizes not only the importance of high-quality training for EMS providers but also the vital role of systems of care, stroke scales, patient registry and quality improvement among all players in the healthcare system.
Peter Antevy, MD
EMS Medical Director
Peter Antevy, MD, is an EMS Medical Director for Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department, Davie Fire Rescue, and SW Ranches in Florida. He also serves as the Associate EMS Medical Director for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Antevy serves as Medical Director of the Coral Springs Regional Institute of Public Safety and Broward College’s EMS program and is a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. He is Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Pediatric Emergency Standards, Inc. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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