Stroke Team - Board Certification

Does the stroke team have to include a board certified neurologist? 

No. A board certified neurologist is not required. It is recommended that the physician be educated and trained in the treatment of stroke. A neurologist is preferred, but the program is not required to have a Board Certified neurologist unless this is a requirement of the organization.
Last updated on April 11, 2016
Manual: Advanced DSC - Acute Stroke Ready Hospital
Chapter: Delivering or Facilitating Clinical Care DSDF

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