Education and Training

This page provides links to stroke training sites within the internet and to stroke relevant courses and conferences. If you would like us to include your course/ conference/training programme please click here for the contacts page.

Web based stroke and thrombolysis training

Stars basic stroke training

STARS advanced stroke training

STARS Hyperacute stroke treaments including thrombolysis and thrombectomy


A short Guide to CT After Stroke

BASP (Universdity of Edinburgh) CT training and certification program (free)

Edinburgh CTA online training course (free)

CT and MRI interpretation (RadilolgyAssistant) : Acute stroke/ venous thormbosis / anatomy/ territories / dementia / Fazekas/ tumors

ASPECTS score for grading severity of early infarct signs

ASPECTS training program

Brain herniation Clinical and CT signs

MRI sequences and interpretation (Radilology Masterclass) T1 T2 Flair DWI ADC GRE T2*

Checking NGT position on CXR 

Clinical assessments

NIHSS free online training (BlueCloud)

Rankin (mRS) free online training and certification

How to assess the dizzy patient Video presentation Dr Ranjan Sanyal

Brain stem localization video slides Dr Ranjan Sanyal


GCP training and certificate (NIHR, free)


International Stroke Conference (Feb) abstract deadline Aug

European Stroke Organisation Conference (May, abstract deadline Jan)

ESMINT Congress (Sep)

World Stroke Congress (Oct)

European Stroke Science Conference (Nov, biannual)

UK Stroke Forum Conference (Nov, abstract deadline Jun)

NIHR Stroke Research Workshop (Sept)

ESO Summer School (September)


Declan O Kane’s free online Stroke Textbook A reliable first resource for anyone interested in stroke. It contains information on anatomy, neuroscience, assessment, diagnosis, investigations, management, service development, and guidelines.

ebrain E-learning for stroke and neurology (free for BASP members).