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January 2019

Webinar: The Role(s) of Selective Attention in Speech Comprehension & Aphasia Rehabilitation

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

C-Star Lecture Series The Role(s) of Selective Attention in Speech Comprehension & Aphasia Rehabilitation Date: January 31st, 2019 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT Description: There is ample evidence that executive functions are recruited to support speech comprehension in challenging listening situations, and also are recruited to support communication in some individuals with aphasia. Much of the previous work examining how executive functions are involved in speech comprehension has focused on working memory. However, selective attention has been shown to be…

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February 2019

Video Conference: Provincial Stroke Rounds

February 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Provincial Stroke Rounds Please join this upcoming CME – accredited stroke education videoconference:   Topic: Return to Participation Post-Stroke: Challenges Linked to Low Income and Linguistic Minority Status Presenter: Katrine Sauvé-Schenk, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) Date: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am EST  Videoconference Event ID #:     105717721 Host Site: Health Sciences North, SUD_HSN_0031_RLHC_09        Webcast: Live & Archived Supporting Documents: Poster PSR February 6 2019 Poster PSR February 6 2019 ATTENDANCE FORM If you would like to register your site: Contact your…

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Webinar: Four Birds With One Stone – Reparative, Neuroplastic, Cardiorespiratory & Metabolic Benefits of Aerobic Exercise Post-Stroke

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Four Birds With One Stone Reparative, Neuroplastic, Cardiorespiratory & Metabolic Benefits of Aerobic Exercise Post-Stroke When: February 12th, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm EST This webinar will be of interest to healthcare professionals, educators and researchers who are working with individuals post-stroke. This presentation will discuss fitness levels of stroke patients and how fitness can impact neuroplasticity and neurological recovery. It will also include practicalities of implementing aerobic training in stroke rehabilitation. Register Now - After registering, you will receive a confirmation…

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Webinar: Heart & Stroke Knowledge Exchange for Health Professionals

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Heart & Stroke Knowledge Exchange for Health Professionals  Webinar Invitation   Heart & Stroke Report 2019   Date: February 12th, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Moderators Dr. Patrice Lindsay, Director of Systems Change and Stroke Program, Heart & Stroke Dr. Cindy Yip, Director Data, Knowledge Management and Heart Program, Heart & Stroke  Presenters Ms. Jennifer Monaghan, Heart & Stroke Volunteer, Member of the Vascular Cognitive Impairment Mission Critical Area Council, Lived experience with Stroke Dr. Sharon Mulvagh, Professor, Division…

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Webinar: From a Single Word to Many Words: Analyzing Connected Speech in Aphasia

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

From a Single Word to Many Words: Analyzing Connected Speech in Aphasia Join via webinar at: https://app.gotomeeting.com/?meetingId=667426173 Phone: 1 (872) 240-3214  ID: 667-426-173

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Video Conference: Stroke Case-Based Education Series #7

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

Stroke Case-Based Education Series #7 Join us for this dynamic case-based discussion education series showcasing recent complex and “not-so-straight-forward” stroke patients as experienced by local physicians Date: Thursday February 21st, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 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 Agenda: 4:00…

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Webinar: A Practical Approach to Implementing Best Practices in Ontario Stroke Prevention Clinics

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A Practical Approach to Implementing Best Practices in Ontario Stroke Prevention Clinics   Secondary Stroke Prevention was identified as a provincial priority by the eleven regional stroke networks in fall 2015. To address this priority, a working group with cross representation from the stroke networks was formed and the resulting deliverables of this work will be shared in the webinar along with a practical example and demonstration of using the SPC Toolkit. Title:       A Practical Approach to Implementing Best Practices…

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Webinar: A Practical Approach to Implementing Best Practices in Ontario Stroke Prevention Clinics

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A Practical Approach to Implementing Best Practices in Ontario Stroke Prevention Clinics Date: Tuesday February 26th, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Speakers:  Tammy Tebbutt RN, MN, Waterloo Wellington District Stroke Coordinator, Manager Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinic Jocelyne McKellar, MSW, Rehab and Community Re-engagement Coordinator, Toronto West Stroke Network Objectives: Upon completion, participants will be able to: - Describe an overview of the deliverables of the Provincial Integrated Work Plan-Secondary Stroke Prevention (SPC) - Provide an example of a SPC Self-Assessment…

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March 2019

Webinar: The TIA Saga

March 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Heart & Stroke H.J.M. Barnett Lectureship and Visiting Professorship The TIA Saga Date Friday March 8, 2019 Time 8:00 - 9:00 hr EST Presenter: Donald Easton, MD, Professor of Neurology, University of California - San Francisco Learning Objectives After participating in this educational activity, clinicians will have greater competence related to: 1. knowing the rational for the new definition of TIA 2. understanding the rationale for urgent evaluation and treatment of acute TIA and minor ischemic stroke 3. understanding the benefits and risks of…

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Congress: The 13th World Congress on Brain Injury

March 13 @ 8:00 am - March 16 @ 5:00 pm

The 13th World Congress on Brain Injury Date: March 13th - March 16th, 2019 Registration: http://ibia2019.org/registration/

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