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 thrombolysis masterclass


A short Guide to CT After Stroke

Advanced diagnostic imaging after stroke: I. Natarajan & S.Nayak

Edinburgh CTA online training course (free)

CT and MRI interpretation: Infarcts / SVT / territories / dementia / Fazekas

BASP CT training and certification program for CT interpretation

ASPECTS score for grading severity of early infarct signs

ASPECTS training program

Brain herniation Clinical and CT signs

Checking NGT position on CXR 

Clinical assessments

NIHSS online training and certification

Rankin (mRS) free online training and certification


International Stroke Conference (Feb) abstract deadline Aug

European Stroke Organisation Conference (Sept 1-3 2021)

ESMINT Congress (Sep)

World Stroke Congress (Oct)

European Stroke Science Conference (Nov, biannual)

UK Stroke Forum Conference (Nov) abstract deadline Jun


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).