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  • Chedoke McMaster Stroke Assessment workshop

    REGISTER NOW for this upcoming education session! Only 20 spots available! Learn how to use the CMSA as a clinical or research assessment tool. During the one-day workshop, video clips and group discussion are utilized to educate the participants about the administrative and scoring guidelines of the Chedoke Assessment. Lectures include information about the measure's development and psychometric properties, and its clinical application. When:   March 22nd, from 8:30-4 p.m. Where:  South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, 75 Ann Street, Bracebridge Registration Fee:  No cost for workshop  (Registrants will be responsible for their own parking and lunch) Intended audience:  OTs and PTs who work with stroke clients in the Central East Stroke Network To register, click on the link:  https://forms.office.com/r/Z37BpMQBTD

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  • Stroke Nursing Workshop

    Join your nursing colleagues for a one-day workshop on stroke nursing. Topics include:

    • Neuro 101
    • Hyperacute management of stroke
    • Code stroke theory
    • Canadian Neurological Scale (CNS)
    • Dysphagia theory
    Location: Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, 3200 Major MacKenzie Dr. W, Vaughan  

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  • Provincial Stroke Rounds: Stroke/ICU Liaison: A new collaborative model for the interdisciplinary care of stroke patients

    Topic: Stroke/ICU Liaison: A new collaborative model for the interdisciplinary care of stroke patient

     Presenters: Dr. Keith Sivakumar and Dr. Federico Carpani

     Date: Wednesday, March 6th, 2024

    Time: 0800-0900 hrs. EST

    Host Site: Toronto West Stroke Network

    Virtual Event: no pre-registration required just click on the link below at the designated time of the event or accept the meeting invite that is attached

     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89931676262

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  • Central South Stroke Network Webinar: Recovery Trajectory of Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    Presenter: Dr. Lauren Mai

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The Central East Stroke Network (CESN) Education Fund supports professional development opportunities that incorporate stroke best practice. Clinicians working in stroke care within CESN can be funded up to a maximum of $500 per fiscal year to support registration costs for stroke-related workshops, courses, conferences or projects which align with best practice. Travel and accommodation expenses are not eligible. Education applications will continue to be accepted until the allocated funds are used for the current fiscal year.

Enhancing Individualized Stroke Care in the Community- results of a community consultation in Southeastern Ontario

13 December 2023

Presenter: Kayla Purdon



Integrated Stroke Clinic: An Innovative Patient Centric Approach to Stroke Care

1 November 2023

Presenter: Dr. Atif Zafar




Newly Released Smart Tips for Stroke Care: Everything you Need to Know

4 October 2023

Presenters: Sue Verrilli & Jenna Weck

Recording is located on West GTA website – scroll to Past Provincial Stroke Rounds



Implementation of Virtual Care in an Outpatient Rehabilitation Setting

3 May 2023

Presenters: Karl Wong and Gary Siu



FAST Heroes Health Education Campaign. Children Making a Positive Impact in Stroke

5 April 2023

Presenters:  Jan Van Der Merwe, Dr. Razmik Bebedjian and Keli Cristofaro

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FAST Heroes Questions & Answers

Optimizing transitions for older adults with stroke to support successful community reintegration and life after stroke

1 March 2023

Presenters:  Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid, Eileen Britt & David Dayler

Stroke Core Competency Framework

1 February 2023

Presenters:  Sandy Lyeo & Jodi Powell

Update on the Management of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis (CVT): a Multidisciplinary Approach

7 December 2022

Presenter:  Dr. J Mandzia

‘Treatment Decisions in Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: Art of Science?’

2 November 2022

Presenter: Joanna Schaafsma


Health Sciences North’s EVT Program – How it Started, How It’s Going

5 October 2022

Presenter:  Dr. Ravinder-Jeet Singh

Return to Work, Income, and Access to Social Services & Resources for Low Income Stroke Survivors

1 June 2022

Presenters:  Katrine Sauvé-Schenk and Patrick Duong

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Ischemic Stroke in Young Adults: Diagnostic Challenges and Uncertainties

4 May 2022

Presenter:  Dr. Kanjana Perera

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Robotic Endovascular Neurosurgery and Potential for Remote Robotic Stroke Treatment

6 April 2022

Presenter:  Dr. Vitor Pereira


Innovative Model of Care for High Performing Hyperacute Stroke Teams

3 March 2022

Presenters:  Beth Linkewich, MPA, OT Reg. (Ont ); Catherine Convery, MHA, BHSc (Hons), CPHQ; Dr. Houman Khosravani, MD PhD FRCPC


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Risky Behaviours Post Stroke

1 December 2021

Presenters: Michelle Allain, Bioethicist, Martina Nuttall, CNS & Christina Johnson, NP

Recording  Password to view recording:  Dec12021

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Advance Care Planning in Stroke

3 November 2021

Presenters:  Dr. Kelvin Ng, Gillian Maguire NP & Leigh Barr SLP

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Enhanced Community Stroke Discharge Destinations

6 October 2021

Presenters:  Margo Collver, Laura Veenstra and Jeannette Masse

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The Canadian TIA Score – How to Identify High and Low Risk Patients for Subsequent Early Stroke

2 June 2021

Presenter:  Dr. Jeffrey Perry

Stroke in Young Adults: Patient Reported Outcomes and Psychosocial Needs

5 May 2021

Presenter:  Dr. Pikula

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Evolution of diagnostic criteria for cerebral amyloid angiopathy

7 April 2021

Presenter: Dr. Ravinder Singh

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Advancing Stroke Prevention Care in Canada: Highlights from the 2021 CSBPR Update, 7th Edition

3 March 2021

Presenter: Patrice Lindsay, Dr. Alexandre Poppe & Dr. David Gladstone | Video will be posted once guidelines released


Health (In)Equity in Stroke Care

3 February 2021

Presenter: Dr. Atif Zafar, Medical Director, Stroke Program, St. Michael’s Hospital (Unity Health), Toronto

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Stroke in young adults: causes, consequences and long-term outcomes

2 December 2020

Presenter: Dr. Richard Swartz, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Director of Stroke Research Unit at Sunnybrook

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Driving After Stroke: The Art, Science, Legal Implications and Headaches of Reporting our Patients

4 November 2020

Presenter: Dr. H Finestone, Physiatrist at Ottawa’s Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital, and Professor at University of Ottawa’s Department of Medicine

Building a Sustainable Integrated Stroke System of Care: A population-based approach to bundled care

7 October 2020

Presenters: Beth Linkewich, Regional Director, North & East GTA Stroke Network and Nicola Tahair, Regional Director, Toronto West Stroke Network

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Why 911? Optimizing Stroke Care in Northwestern Ontario

2 September 2020

Presenters: Dr Ayman Hassan, Keli Cristofaro and Kristina Visser

Stroke and COVID-19: What’s the latest and where can we find resources?

5 August 2020

Presenters: Dr. Luciana Catanese and Jean Morrow, RN

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Looking for local community resources? Please visit the links below for more information:

Central East Line
Central Health Line
NSM Health Line