Stroke Continuum of Care

for Health Care Providers

Public Awareness

Public Awareness

Stroke is a medical emergency. Public awareness is the first step in a coordinated approach to stroke care.

Prevention

Prevention

Stroke prevention includes a comprehensive approach to prevention of first or recurrent transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke.

Hyperacute

Hyperacute

Hyperacute refers to care offered in the first 24 hours after stroke and the first 48 hours after Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).

Acute

Acute

Acute stroke care refers to the key interventions involved in the assessment, treatment or management, and early recovery in the first days after stroke onset.

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Time is Function: Stroke rehabilitation can be provided in all care settings and assists people to reach their optimal physical, cognitive, emotional, communicative, and/or social functioning.

Community & Long Term Care

Community and Long Term Care

Coordinated transitions to the community, including long-term care, following a stroke are essential to optimize quality of life.

Stroke News

Visit our Newsroom for more stroke related news.

Education and Events

Please click on an event listing below for more information.

For a full listing of all events, go to the Education and Events page.
5Nov

Certificate in Stroke Rehabilitation

00:00 - 23:59 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

00:00 - 23:59 (Eastern)
23:00 - 22:59 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Now accepting program applications for Winter/Spring 2019

This online graduate level credit certificate is an inter-disciplinary stroke rehabilitation program designed to address the learning needs of rehabilitation clinicians across the continuum of care.

This program provides high quality post-professional education on best-practices and evidence-based guidelines in stroke rehabilitation which will help to increase effectiveness and efficiency in helping stroke survivors to regain function and re-integrate into their home and community lives.

Please contact sdrefs@ualberta.ca for information about the next offering of the first course in the series, REHAB 540 Stroke Rehabilitation: Best Practice and Critical Review of the Evidence.

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For more details on this course, please contact Shawn Drefs, at:

Email: strokecertificate@ualberta.ca
Phone: 780.492.1587

21Nov

NWORSN Research Presented at the 11th World Stroke Congress

11:30 - 12:30 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

11:30 - 12:30 (Eastern)
10:30 - 11:30 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

You are invited to attend the following presentation:

Topic: "NWORSN Research Presented at the 11th World Stroke Congress"

Location: TBRMC-ROOM-202A Video Conference

Speakers: Keli Cristofaro, Dr. M Sweet, Dr. Hassan, Sheri Maltais, Esme French

Available by OTN videoconference and Live Webcast. See attached poster for details.

POSTER

22Nov

Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter (Stroke Recovery Network)

13:30 - 15:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

13:30 - 15:00 (Eastern)
12:30 - 14:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

NOTICE OF MONTHLY MEETING — AFTER STROKE SERVICES
Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter (Stroke Recovery Network)

Transportation Planning After Stroke

Dana Earle, Thunder Bay Transit
Lori Knott, Partners in Rehab

Please join us for an informative and interactive session with Dana
and Lori as we discuss community transportation options, creating a
personal plan for your transportation needs, drivers skills training and
license testing after a stroke.

Light refreshments and an opportunity to mingle with other survivors
and caregivers will follow the session.

POSTER

23Nov

Innovations in Balance, Mobility and Fitness: The Link to Clinical Practice

00:00 - 23:59 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

00:00 - 23:59 (Eastern)
23:00 - 22:59 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

November 23, 2018

BMO Education & Conference Centre

Learn about current and emerging research and the uptake of innovative practices specific to balance, mobility, and physical activity/fitness assessment and training within clinical populations, with specific focus on those with neurological conditions and older adults.

REGISTRATION & CALL FOR

ABSTRACTS ARE OPEN

Early Bird Rates End Oct 12!

Click here for more information.

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