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Stroke Rehabilitation Unit Orientation



Stroke Rehabilitation Unit Orientation Introduction, Table of Contents, and Acknowledgements


Nursing/Interprofessional Learning Competencies


Interprofessional Stroke Learning Objectives - Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada




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Module 1: Pathophysiology of Stroke, Neuroanatomy & Stroke Syndromes


Module 2: Stroke Rehabilitation Management


Module 3: Monitoring for Vascular Risk Factors


Module 4: Continence


Module 5: Swallowing, Nutrition and Oral Care


Module 6: Communication


Module 7: Cognition, Vision and Perception


Module 8: Self-Care and Activities of Daily Living


Module 9: Positioning, Transfers and Ambulation


Module 10: Mood and Behaviour Changes


Module 11: Sexuality Post-Stroke


Module 12: Secondary Stroke Prevention


Supplemental Modules: Hospital/Organization Specific



Other Resources


  • Other Resources Cover Sheet
  • Ontario Stroke Network (OSN) Information Sheet
  • Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network (SWOSN) Information Sheet
  • Hemispheres Stroke Competency Information Sheet
  • Stroke Resources: Helpful Links
  • Participant Request Form to Attend a Stroke Workshop/Conference
  • Mentoring Request and Evaluation Tool

Post Test:


Answer Key:

Stroke Rehabilitation Unit Orientation Pre- and Post-Test Answers


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Please contact Jean Morrow by email (jean.morrow@lhsc.on.ca) or phone (519-685-8500 ext 34899) for further information on the Stroke Rehabilitation Unit Orientation Resource.