Department of Neurology

April 22, 2022

Act FAST – Seattle Fire Station 28 EMS Team Outreach

Knowing the signs and symptoms of stroke and acting FAST is crucial when it comes to stroke care. Our EMS partners are the first responders to the community play an key part in this care. UW Medicine Stroke Team members Dr. David Tirschwell, Kelsey Hagstrand, ARNP and Kelly Bender Outreach Liaison met with Seattle Fire Station 28 EMS teams to build on that prehospital to hospital optimal stroke care partnership. UW Medicine provides emergency stroke care at Harborview Medical Center and the University of Washington Medical Centers.