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  • Developing Support & Reach in the Upper Extremity: A Virtual NDT Workshop

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  • It’s All in Your…Brain: Principles, Advancements and Controversies of Functional Neurological Disorders

    Presenter:  Dr. Matthew Burke No registration required. Event Link:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81555835703?pwd=NG5OSzV1Z1ZyWUVNYlNWWmFSUjlxdz09 Learning Objectives:  1) To establish a framework for the evolving terminology, epidemiology and pathophysiology of functional neurological disorder 2) Appreciate the core clinical features and current diagnostic considerations for functional neurological disorder 3) To develop an approach for providing education, counseling and management to patients with functional neurological disorder

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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.

‘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