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May 2018

Videoconference: Stroke PIWP Provincial Rounds

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Stroke Provincial Integrated Work Plan (PIWP) Committee Meeting   Presented by:  Stroke Provincial Integrated Work Plan (PIWP) Committee and the 2017-18 PIWP Leads       Presenters:  ·         Shelley Huffman, Rehabilitation Coordinator, Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario ·         Janine Theban, Rehabilitation Coordinator, West GTA Stroke Network ·         Jocelyne McKellar, Rehab and Community Re-engagement Coordinator, Toronto West Stroke Network ·         Tammy Tebbutt, Manager, District Stroke Program, Grand River Hospital, Kitchener ·         Sue Saulnier, Education Coordinator, Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario   Presentation Objectives: …

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Conference: GTA Rehab Network’s Best Practices Day

May 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

GTA Rehab Network's Best Practices Day   EVENT:                  GTA Rehab Network’s Best Practices Day 2018   DATE:                    Friday May 25, 2018        LOCATION:          Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON                FOR MORE INFORMATION                          Phone:                 416-597-3422 ext 3448   Email:                    conference@uhn.ca Website:              http://www.gtarehabnetwork.ca/best-practices-day-2018   The GTA Rehab Network invites clinicians, policy and management professionals, researchers, and students to share the newest and best practice initiatives and research…

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Workshop: Memory Post Stroke

May 30 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Memory Post Stroke Workshop   When: May 30th, 2018 Time: Registration - 8:30 am, Workshop - 9:00 am - 3:30 am Where: University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre - Auditorium A OR via OTN Cost: Free Workshop Description: This workshop is presented by Dr. Gail Eskes, a clinical neuropsychologist and Professor, Dalhousie University. SWOSN is offering this session via OTN link to the in–person event. During this workshop participants will: - Become familiar with the different types of memory and…

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Conference: Cardiovascular & Stroke Summit

May 31 @ 8:00 am - June 1 @ 5:00 pm

Cardiovascular & Stroke Summit   REGISTRATION Now Open - Cardiovascular and Stroke Summit! Register today - space is limited! The Cardiovascular and Stroke Program at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) welcomes you to its inaugural Cardiovascular & Stroke Summit. Where: TBRHSC & Victoria Inn, Thunder Bay, Ontario When: Thursday May 31 & Friday June 1, 2018 Who should attend: Health Professionals with an interest in cardiovascular and stroke care   This Summit highlights "Partners in Excellence" and TBRHSC…

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June 2018

Webinar: Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Heart & Stroke Present: Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations Webinar    Join us for an upcoming webinar discussing the highlights from the 2018 Stroke Report Date: Wednesday June 6, 2018 Time: 9 a.m. PDT/12 p.m. EDT - 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT Presenters: Dr. Patrice Lindsay  - Director, Stroke, Heart and Stroke Foundation Dr. Thalia Field - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Stroke Neurologist and Fellowship Program Director, Vancouver Stroke Program Dr. Anita Mountain - Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University, Division of Physical…

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Video Conference: Update on Stroke & TIA’s

June 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Update on Stroke & TIA's When: June 13th, 2018 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Speakers: Dr. B. Young & Susan Kelly, NP Where: South Bruce Grey Health Centre (Kincardine) or via OTN OTN: Click here to view event details & register your camera: https://schedule.otn.ca/tsm/portal/nonclinical/details.do?request.requestId=85255767 Learning Objectives: After the presentation, the attendee should - Be familiar with the major sub-types of acute ischemic strokes - Recognize stroke and transient ischemic attack mimics - Arrange for prompt, adequate workup of patients with…

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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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