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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.
- 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 to your Android or iPhone. To find the download links, go to www.iwalkassess.com
- 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.
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.