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Stroke Competency Series

Hemispheres™ Stroke Competency Series is a multi-level, web-based educational series designed for healthcare professionals to stay up to date on the standards of care for stroke patients. This comprehensive program allows everyone from physicians to students to expand their knowledge and sharpen their skills. Essential for orientation, annual competencies and continuing education.

Recommended for:

  • All levels of staff including nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, physicians, paramedics and rehab clinicians

  • Essential for orientation and continuing education for pre-hospital, emergency, neurology, stroke, critical care, telemetry, PACU and rehabilitation units

  • Hemispheres is also for: Physical Therapist or those working in the Physical Therapy areas.


  • Level I Brain Anatomy and Physiology

  • Level II Stroke Pathophysiology

  • Level III Pre Hospital and ED Stroke

  • Level IV In Hospital Ischemic Stroke

  • Level V In Hospital Hemorrhagic Stroke

  • Level VI Stroke Prevention

  • Level VII Excellence in Stroke Care

  • Level VIII NIH Stroke Scale *

  • *The NIHSS Training and Certification is provided free of charge

Continuing Education:

  • 38 CCH. Apex Innovations is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.

  • 38 CNE Apex Innovations is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

  • 38 CME This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Contemporary Forums and Apex Innovations. Contemporary Forums is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  • Contemporary Forums designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 38 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 30 CEH This continuing education activity is approved by Apex Innovations, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) for up to 30 CEHs.

Continuing Education:

  • visual, interactive and engaging presentation increases understanding and retention

  • Randomized testing after each level.

  • Administrative reporting and benchmarking

  • Courses on LMS to ensure compliance

  • One click compliance tracking report

  • Hemispheres and imPLUSE quiz and certification

  • 24/7 technical support

  • Activate LMS and courses within 24 hours