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November 2016

Recreation Therapy Stroke Network Face-to-Face 2016 Meeting

November 2, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Parkwood Institute, 550 Wellington Road
London, Ontario N6C 0A7 Canada
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Please plan to join us for an interactive and informative day, which will include the following: Teaching journaling as a therapeutic technique Learning about the outcomes to Chatham Kent Health Alliance's new Therapeutic Recreation Service Model Learning about Core Competencies that have been developed by the Ontario Stroke Network for Recreation Therapy A discussion with the Recreation Therapy Protocol/Research Task Team Receiving updates from the Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network, including new resources developed Time for networking with your colleagues Please…

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December 2016

Heart and Stroke Clinical Update 2016

December 9, 2016 - December 10, 2016

Location: Toronto Hilton Downtown 145 Richmond Street West www.heartandstroke.ca/clinicalupdate  

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March 2017

Chedoke McMaster Stroke Assessment One-Day Training Workshop

March 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Bluewater Health – Auditorium, 89 Norman St.
Sarnia, Ontario N7T 6S3 Canada
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Objective: The objective of the workshop is to provide the participants with the opportunity to use the Chedoke-McMaster Stroke Assessment as a clinical or research assessment tool. Instructor: Maria Huijbregts, PT, PhD, is a physiotherapist, with clinical and research expertise in stroke rehabilitation both inpatient and community focused. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto, and is Director of Knowledge Building at Family Service Toronto. Her clinical and research interests further…

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May 2017

Workshop: Case-Based Stroke Education Series: Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound

May 19 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Please join us for a regularly occurring education series that will be a dynamic, case-based discussion format of recent complex and “not-so-straight-forward” cases experienced by local physicians. Target Audience: Physicians interested in stroke care who are practicing at Designated Stroke Centres in the Erie St. Clair and South West LHIN, which includes, but is not limited to Emergency, Radiology, Internal Medicine, and Neurology. Nurse Practitioners and Primary Care Physicians are also welcome to attend. Objectives: The Case-Based Stroke Education Series…

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Workshop: Stroke & TIA Management Update for Primary Care Providers in Elgin County

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Best Western Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre, 6675 Burtwistle Lane
London, Ontario N6L 1H5 Canada
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  ***** NOW CME ACCREDITED ***** Please come for an afternoon session to learn about updates to stroke and TIA management for primary care, and for an opportunity to network with local specialists at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital and London Health Sciences Centre.   Location:                             Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre, Best Western Pluss, 6675 Burtwistle Lane Format:                   …

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June 2017

Workshop: Post Rehab Exercise for Stroke (PRES)

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Post Rehab Exercise for Stroke (PRES) - Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging - Western University <style> .feedback { display: none; } .flip { display: none; } #menu li.drop { background-image: none; } .tab2 { display:none; } .TabbedPanelsContentGroup { background:#fff; } #featurestory { border:none; } .TabbedPanelsTab { border-bottom:1px solid #bbb; } iframe { display:none; }< /style> The goal of this workshop is to provide senior fitness instructors with the tools to develop and instruct a community-based physical activity program for…

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Workshop: Introduction to Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia

June 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
BMO Centre, 295 Rectory Street
London, Ontario Canada
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This two hour interactive workshop is designed for health care professionals interacting with people who have aphasia, and others who know more than they can say e.g. people who do not speak English. The primary purpose of this workshop is to provide innovative communication solutions to increase communicative access for people with aphasia and other language disorders.   Learning objectives: By the end of the workshop, participants will: Develop an understanding of communication barriers to accessing stroke services Be exposed…

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Workshop: Choosing Assessment Tools & Using Everyday Items and Tasks to Treat Cognition

June 23 - June 24

Date: June 23-24, 2017 Location: Four Points by Sheraton, London, ON Presenter: Debby McQuillen BSc.OT OT Reg. (Ont.) is an occupational therapist at the Brampton Campus of the William Osler Health Centre. She possesses more than 30 years of experience working in the areas of neurological rehabilitation, long term care, MVA, on road driving assessments and acute care. She has worked and spoken across Canada on assessing and treating cognition. She presently works part time in outpatient neurological rehabilitation. Course Description:…

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Workshop: NDT Introductory Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and Other Neuromotor Disorders

June 24 - June 25

  NDT Introductory Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and Other Neuromotor Disorders June 24-25, 2017  --  Download Registration Form Location Back Work Spinal & Sports Rehabilitation 99 Northfield Drive East, Suite 102 Waterloo, ON   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…

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October 2017

Workshop: Function in the Upright Posture: NDT Intermediate Level Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and other Neuromotor Disorders

October 14 - October 15

  NDT Intermediate Workshop In the Management of the Upper Extremity Following Stroke or Brain Injury Dates: October 14-15, 2017  --  Download Registration Form Location: Back Work Spinal & Sports Rehabilitation 99 Northfield Drive East, Suite 102 Waterloo, ON Course description: This two-day workshop will present NDT principles related to coordinated movements of the trunk and upper extremity for active support in function, through transitional movement, for developing reach and open chain activities.   The course will provide an opportunity for…

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