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STROKE quality solution: immerse program™

Early Recognition and Initial Treatment


Stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death in the U.S. and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. Each year, close to 800,000 people in the United States have a stroke. Stroke costs the nation $34 billion, including the cost of health care services, medications, and lost productivity. With timely treatment, the risk of death and disability from stroke can be lowered. 




Stroke has an associated mortality rate of 23 percent.
Joint Commission Stroke Center Certification can positively impact community relations, employee relations and confer a competitive advantage.
Medical costs associated with stroke are $28 billion annually.
“The MSC Stroke Course has greatly improved the confidence of ED nurses in applying stroke care protocols and addressing complications.” ~ Katie Leonard, NP, Stroke Program Coordinator, Swedish Medical Center, Denver, Colorado (A Hospital Corporation of American facility)
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Medical Simulation Corporation’s Stroke Course focuses on early recognition of symptoms and appropriate initial treatment of stroke patients to improve outcomes. This course is designed for physicians, nurses, and technologists working in the ED, medical/surgical units, and critical care.

“I walked away from the Stroke Simulation training having learned something new. The instruction was engaging and the use of technology was impressive. I would recommend this program to all allied health professionals that assist patients recovering from stroke. The instructor was very knowledgeable about the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment modalities related to stroke.” ~ RN, Stroke Immerse Program™ Participant, Yavapai Regional Medical Center


MSC’s Stroke Quality Solution delivers improved clinical outcomes, reduced patient mortality and lower healthcare cost. MSC applies advanced analytics to retrospective and prospective clinical and administrative data to demonstrate these results and a strong return on investment. This online and simulation training can help hospitals meet The Joint Commission’s requirements for continuing education.

Improve compliance with treatment protocols, translating into improved patient outcomes.
Decrease the time required for bedside consultations with ED nurses on standard processes and protocols.
Improve blood pressure control among stroke patients in the ED.
These results translate into improved patient outcomes and cost savings.