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October 2018

Conference: CANN Annual Fall Conference

October 26 @ 12:00 am

The Ontario West Chapter of the Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses Presents: The 2018 Annual Fall Conference When: October 26th, 2018 Where: Best Western Lamplighter Inn (591 Wellington Road, London ON) Target Audience: Nurses (NP, RN, RPN) and other Health Professionals caring for neuroscience patients across the continuum of care       Neuroradiology Focus Overview of Neurovascular Procedures  Dr. S. Pandey Endovascular Thrombectomy (EVT): Indications, Outcomes and Nursing Implications  Dr. S. Pandey A Patient’s Story Interpretation of Diagnostic Images (approach and…

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Workshop – Chedoke McMaster Stroke Assessment

October 26 @ 12:00 am

Chedoke McMaster Stroke Assessment Training Workshop Date: Friday October 26th, 2018 Location: Trillium Health Partners – Mississauga Hospital Site | Clinical Administrative Building- 4th Floor, Large Boardroom A | 100 Queensway West | Mississauga, Ontario L5B 1B8 | Canada Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Description: The goal of this workshop is to ensure that participants are able to administer the Chedoke McMaster Stroke Assessment (CMSA) with clients who have had a stroke at all stages of the recovery process. During the…

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November 2018

Aphasia Camp 2018

November 2 @ 8:00 am - November 4 @ 12:00 pm

Aphasia Camp 2018 Date: November 2nd - 4th Where: Camp Trillium (433 Thompson Road West, Waterford ON, N0E 1Y0) Application & More Information: AphasiaCamp_Brochure_2018 Application Form: Aphasia Camp Application Form_PWA_2018_ Application Form (For Those Guests Accompanying Persons with Aphasia): Aphasia Camp Application Form_Guest_2018_Final

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Workshop: Managing the “Pusher”: A NDT Perspective on Managing the Individual with Contraversive Pushing Tendencies Post-Stroke

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

Managing the “Pusher”: A NDT Perspective on Managing the Individual with Contraversive Pushing Tendencies Post-Stroke Date: Saturday November 3rd, 2018 Requirements: Participants must be a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Therapy/Rehab Assistant or Kinesiologist working with Stroke Survivors in LHINS I & II LHINS I & II encompass the counties of Bruce, Grey, Huron, Perth, London-Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin, Norfolk, Chatham, Kent, Sarnia, Lampton and Windsor Essex Course Description: This one-day workshop provides an opportunity for health care professionals to gain…

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Conference: Toronto ABI Network 2018

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 16 @ 5:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE: Toronto ABI Network Conference 2018 We are excited to announce that next year's conference will take place Thursday November 15th & Friday November 16th, 2018 at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel in Toronto, ON   Join leaders and colleagues from across the ABI community for one of Canada's leading ABI conferences.  If you are a healthcare or community service provider, a legal representative, an individual living with the effects of an ABI or their caregiver, you…

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Webinar: Spasticity – The Who, Why, When and How

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations Webinar Invitation Spasticity - The Who, Why, When and How   Date Thursday November 15, 2018 Time 12:00 - 13:00 EST Presenter Theodore Wein MD, FRCPC Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University Stroke Prevention Clinic, Montreal General Hospital Intended Audience Healthcare providers caring for stroke patients across all settings (acute, rehabilitation, prevention, community), system leaders and funders involved in planning and service delivery for people impacted by stroke, Heart and Stroke staff, students from across…

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Course: Kinesio Taping

November 17 @ 8:00 am - November 18 @ 5:00 pm

Kinesio Taping Seminar Date: November 17th & 18th, 2018 Where: Parkwood Institute, Main Physio Gym (B2-129) - 550 Wellington Road, London ON N6C 0A7 Kinesio Taping is the original (elastic thera-peutic taping) method. Our course curriculum reflects over 25 years of educational seminars, symposiums, forums, research and professional sharing among tens of thousands of profession-als. We have developed all aspects of Pediat-rics, Myofascial, Lymph, Sports, Hand, Face, Neurological and Equine taping. The Kinesio Taping Association has been around since 1984…

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Webinar Series: Case-Based Education # 6

November 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You are invited to join us for the 6th Installment of the Case Based Stroke Series  This is a dynamic case-based discussion education series showcasing recent complex and “not-so-straight-forward” stroke patients as experienced by local physicians Objectives: 1.Increase evidence-based stroke best practice implementation through discussion of assessment and management of local cases 2.Identify gaps in patient care pathways and propose more standardized approaches 3.Develop a network to support practice improvements and improve collaboration/communication amongst Designated Stroke Centres Event Outline: 1600…

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Webinar: Knowledge to Action: How the iWalk Toolkit can Improve Walking Assessment Post-Stroke

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Knowledge to Action: How the iWalk Toolkit can Improve Walking Assessment Post-Stroke Join us for a one-hour webinar on November 29th at 12:00 PM EST.  This webinar will be of interest to physiotherapists who administer walk tests, interpret test performance, educate patients, and set goals.  Learning objectives: To describe a toolkit designed to help physiotherapists adopt an evidence-informed approach to using the 10-metre and 6-minute walk tests post-stroke To demonstrate use of the iWalkAssess app. Please download app before the webinar…

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December 2018

SAVE THE DATE: Heart & Stroke Clinical Update 2018

December 7 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE: Heart & Stroke Clinical Update 2018   December 7th - 8th, 2018 Hilton Toronto Downtown Hotel www.clinicalupdate.ca

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