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October 2017

Presentation: Case-Based Stroke Education Series #3

October 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Presentation: Case-Based Stroke Education Series #3 "Join us for a dynamic case-based discussion series showcasing recent complex and “not-so-straight-forward” stroke patients as experienced by local physicians"   Target Audience: Physicians interested in stroke care practicing at Designated Stroke Centres in the Erie St. Clair and South West LHIN (e.g.: ER, Radiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, etc. ), Nurse Practitioners, and Primary Care Physicians Objectives: 1. Increase evidence-based stroke best practice implementation through discussing assessment & management of local cases 2. Identify…

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Workshop: The Upper Extremity – A Guide to Accurate Assessment & Treatment of the Upper Extremity in Stroke

October 20 @ 8:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm

The Upper Extremity - A Guide to Accurate Assessment & Treatment of the Upper Extremity in Stroke Date: October 20th - 21st, 2017 Where: West Parry Sound Health Centre (6 Albert Street, Perry Sound ON, P2A 3A4 (705) 746-4540 x 1302) Cost: Early Bird/Student Pricing (By September 15th) - $300.00 Cost: After Early Bird (Sept 16th - October 15th) - $350.00 **Registration is limited** Registration Form: Upper extremity course flyer Objective: This hands-on workshop will promote an understanding of the importance…

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Webinar: Recreation & Leisure in Post Stroke Rehabilitation

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Stroke Care - Community of Practice  Recreation & Leisure in Post Stroke Rehabilitation WHEN: Monday October 23, 2017 TIME: 2:00 — 3:00 pm WHAT: Therapeutic Recreation Specialists Holly Graham and Laura Veenstra from the South West Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team share evidence and practical tips to highlight the importance of recreation and leisure following a stroke. WHY: Your support has a direct influence on resident/client comfort, safety, quality of life, and their ability to re-engage in their community after stroke.…

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Webinar: Stroke Care Community of Practice

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Webinar:  Click below when you want to connect to the webinar Start the meeting Access Code: 996 199 418 Meeting Number: 996 199 418 Audio Line: 1-866-365-4406 # 0032214

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Expo: 2nd Annual Brain Booster Workshop

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2nd Annual Brain Booster Workshop & Expo Learn What You Can Do To Keep Your Brain Healthy! When: Monday October 23rd, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where: Goff Hall - 381 Finkle Street, Woodstock Ontario Details: Free Public Event, Refreshments Provided Four guest speakers will talk about how sleep, hearing, concussion and stroke play a role in our brain health Opportunities to visit various displays by community organizations during the event. Contact: Dana Fallowfield, (519) 421-2466 or 1-877-594-2368 ext. 225 or…

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Symposium: Making Every Minute Count – Interprofessional Perspectives in Stroke Care

October 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Central East Stroke Network Presents: Fall 2017 Symposium "Making Every Minute Count" Practical strategies and innovation in areas of health promotion, secondary prevention, acute stroke care, inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient/community rehabilitation while maximizing community re-engagement and participation. Information regarding excellence in stroke care across the continuum from the most recent research and emerging evidence Educational, interactive and practical in nature Opportunities for peer networking as well as to view exhibits Stimulating, thought-provoking, and enjoyable! Who Should Attend? Physicians, Family Health…

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November 2017

Webinar: What’s New in Best Practices – Preventing Falls & Reducing Injury From Falls

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What's New in Best Practices - Preventing Falls & Reducing Injury From Falls FREE WEBINAR When: November 1st, 2017 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Objectives: Identify areas that may need to be updated to align with best practice; Learn how you can use the evaluation measures to demonstrate the impact of the guideline. Update yourself on what's new: key recommendations and resources in the guidelines Is Your Falls Prevention Initiative Aligned with Best Practices? Learn about updated evidence and…

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Conference: 30th Annual Research Conference

November 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

You are warmly welcomed to this years 30th Annual Research Conference sponsored by the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing and the Iota Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.  The theme this year is "Closing the Gap: Research and Scholarship in a Clinical World". It will be held on Friday, November 10th, 2017, at the Lamplighter Inn, London, Ontario.  This year we are pleased to announce we will be hosting a panel of local experts to discuss and…

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Workshop: NDT Introductory Workshop – Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury & Other Neuromotor Disorders

November 11 @ 8:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm

Back Works Spinal and Sports Rehabilitation Presents: NDT Introductory Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and Other Neuromotor Disorders   When: November 11th - 12th, 2017 Course Description: This two day introductory level course provides a unique opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into the basic principles of the NDT approach and how it is applied to clinical practice to promote recovery of function in individuals with neurological impairments. Current theoretical foundations and evidence supporting…

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Conference: Ottawa Stroke Summit 2017

November 17
Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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The 2017 Ottawa Stroke Summit for Physicians and Allied Healthcare Professionals will reflect the current best practices for stroke care, including the most recent developments in endovascular therapies. The course topics will encourage you to connect with, utilize, recommend and refer to specialized regional stroke resources across the continuum of care: from prevention, acute conditions, care management, rehabilitation and through to community. Course Description The 2017 Ottawa Stroke Summit is an innovative conference that is targeted to physicians and allied healthcare team members,…

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