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June 2018

Workshop: NDT – Managing the “Pusher”

June 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Managing the “Pusher”: An NDT Perspective on Managing the Individual with Contraversive Pushing Tendencies Post-Stroke Saturday June 16, 2018   Course Description: This one-day workshop provides an opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into managing the individual with contraversive pushing tendencies (“pusher syndrome”). The individual who suffers from a stroke and has “pushing” tendencies presents with unique impairments that challenges health care professionals. This workshop will present current theoretical evidence and practical NDT skills for participants to use…

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Workshop: NDT – Managing The “Pusher”

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Managing the “Pusher”: An NDT Perspective on Managing the Individual with Contraversive Pushing Tendencies Post-Stroke  Saturday June 17, 2018   Course Description: This one-day workshop provides an opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into managing the individual with contraversive pushing tendencies (“pusher syndrome”). The individual who suffers from a stroke and has “pushing” tendencies presents with unique impairments that challenges health care professionals. This workshop will present current theoretical evidence and practical NDT skills for participants to use when…

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Webinar: Exploring The 6-24 Hour Treatment Window For EVT

June 20 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

CorHealth Presents:  Exploring the 6-24 hour Treatment Window for EVT   PRESENTER: Dr. Vitor Pereira and Dr. Grant Stotts (moderator) OBJECTIVES: 1) Review the evidence for the 6-24 hour EVT treatment time window 2) Consider whether the evidence is significant enough to warrant provincial/regional implementation planning with respect to the: a) EMS system and b) Regional and District Stroke Centres 3) Identify the key requirements that would need to be in place to ‘ready the system’ TARGET AUDIENCE: EVT Steering…

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

June 23 @ 8:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm

Function in the Upright Posture: NDT Intermediate Level Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and Other Neuromotor Disorders     When: June 23rd - 24th, 2018 Course Description: This two-day workshop will present NDT principles related to preparation for and treating in function during standing and walking. The course will provide an opportunity for analysis of biomechanics and components of typical gait and the assessment of movement dysfunction in standing, walking and some transitional movements, in…

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Ontario Aphasia Centre Interest Group: Aphasia Knowledge Exchange Day

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ontario Aphasia Centres Interest Group (OACIG) 10th Annual Aphasia Knowledge Exchange Day   Date: Monday June 25th, 2018 Location: Aphasia Institute (73 Scarsdale Road, Toronto ON) Cost: $75.00 (Professionals) $35.00 (CDS's & Students) Target Audience: SLPs, SWs, CDAs, Social Service Workers and other professionals interested in programs & services for people living with aphasia. To Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/oacig-knowledge-exchange-day-2018-tickets-45237677110 Registration Closes: June 18th, 2018 ** Please join us for this great inter-professional opportunity to exchange knowledge, share ideas and network with professionals working in…

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Symposium: The Heart & Brain Symposium

June 28 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

The Heart & Brain Symposium PREVENTING CARDIOEMBOLIC STROKE AS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM   The Heart & Brain Symposium offers a comprehensive guide to primary and secondary cardioembolic stroke prevention and other heart-brain conditions. Cardiologists and neurologists will benefit from a dedicated meeting on the most up-to-date knowledge and tools they need as physicians, which they could not usually get at large cardiology, neurology or stroke conferences. Highlights will include interactive case studies on complicated patients that require teamwork across the…

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July 2018

Seminar: Falls In Older People – Don’t Let The Brain Trip You Up!

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

GAIT AND BRAIN SEMINAR SERIES "Falls in Older People - Don't Let The Brain Trip You Up!" Date: Monday July 16th, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm - 3:05 pm Where: St. Joseph's Parkwood Institute, Room: F2-235 Guest Speaker: Dr. Michele Callisaya is a part-time Senior Researcher at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, Australia.  She is supported by a competitive National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Boosting Dementia Leadership Research Fellowship.  She also works part-time as a Clinical…

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August 2018

Case Based Stroke Education Series

August 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Case Based Stroke Education Series  - Presentations & Discussion: Recent Stroke Clinic Cases -  When: Wednesday August 1st, 2018 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Where: In-Person or Videoconference               - Stratford: Huron Perth Health Alliance OR London: University Hospital Boardroom (C3-170)               - OTN: ID 87730340 (Must connect by end of day on July 31st)               - Webcast Link: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast/?id=87730340       …

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Education Session: See The Line

August 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Continuing Medical Education Session: See The Line When: Thursday, August 16th, 2018 During the full-day Continuing Medical Education Session, speakers will discuss the "unknown" factors that impact the outcomes of individuals who sustain a traumatic brain injury, and how these can be addressed in advance of any injury being sustained. More information and registration is available on the Schulich website. A free community symposium will also be held to discuss the latest in concussion news and research – registration is…

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September 2018

Course: Treating the Individual with Ataxia Using an NDT Approach

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TREATING THE INDIVIDUAL WITH ATAXIA USING AN NDT APPROACH When: September 9th, 2018 Workshop Description: This one-day workshop provides an opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into treating the individual with ataxia. Treating the individual with ataxia can often be a very challenging experience for the clinician. Perhaps this is because we have focused on addressing the clinical symptoms rather than the underlying impairments. This workshop will explore primary impairments present in the individual with ataxia, current theoretical…

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