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Volume 5: No. 2, April 2008

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Prehospital and Emergency Department Capacity for Acute Stroke Care in Minnesota

Types of Training Reported Effective EMS–Paramedic, % EMS—Basic, %
Own agency-/organization-sponsored conferences/seminars 32 79
Regional conferences 18 45
Internet-based training 22 32
Statewide conferences 16 28
CD-ROM 12 20
National conferences 2 3
Videoconferences 4 3
Teleconferences 2 1

Figure. Percentage of types of training deemed most effective by emergency medical services (paramedic and basic) staff, Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Stroke Care Survey, 2006. Respondents were instructed to indicate (by checking) as many types as they wished.

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