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

November 29, 2018 @ 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:

  1. 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
  2. To demonstrate use of the iWalkAssess app. Please download app before the webinar to your Android or iPhone. To find the download links, go to www.iwalkassess.com
  3. To summarize the benefits and challenges of using the iWalk Toolkit post-stroke based on a 9-site study conducted in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient settings.

Register Now –

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar

Remember to download the app before the webinar to your Android or iPhone.

Go to www.iwalkassess.com

Speaker: Dr. Nancy Salbach is a physical therapist, Associate Professor, and Heart and Stroke Foundation Mid-Career Investigator in the Department of Physical Therapy, at the University of Toronto. She has published more than 70 research articles and obtained over $6 million in funding. Dr. Salbach’s knowledge translation research has focused on exploring the influence of facilitation, and guideline implementation tools on advancing stroke rehabilitation practice; and the implementation of task-oriented community exercise programs for older adults with balance and mobility limitations. Dr. Salbach has expertise with cluster randomized trials, process evaluations, systematic and scoping reviews, measurement, and multi-level modeling. She co-chairs the writing group to update the Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations.

 

Details

Date:
November 29, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm