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.
3May

Provincial Stroke Rounds: Supporting Stroke Families Transitioning Across the Care Continuum

08:00 - 09:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

08:00 - 09:00 (Eastern)
07:00 - 08:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

The West GTA Stroke Network invites you to participate in Provincial Stroke Rounds via videoconference or webcast:

Presenter: Jill Cameron

Videoconference Event ID #: 66162536
Host Site: Trillium Health Partners (Mississauga Hospital)
Webcast: Live & Archived
 
* If you would like to register your site: Contact your OTN Telehealth Coordinator to reserve your system. (Further videoconference and webcast details are on the attached poster)
 
** The presentation handout will be distributed via e-mail and available online, attached to the OTN event, if being shared by the presenter.
 
15May

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

12:00 - 13:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

12:00 - 13:00 (Eastern)
11:00 - 12:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

This webinar is being offered by The Aphasia Institute

Please see the link for more information and registration details: 

http://www.aphasia.ca/home-page/health-care-professionals/knowledge-exchange/

Course Code:  F3
Course Title:   Stroke in young adults: causes, consequences and long-term outcomes 
Presenters:
      Rick Swartz, MD, Ph.D.
Date & Time:   Monday, May 15, 12-1pm(EDT)
This webinar is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Various level; Related area)

Course Description
Stroke in young adults conveys a significant impact on individuals and society. The incidence is rising and the causes are more complex. This presentation will review stroke in young adults and present new Canadian data about stroke in the young including: the incidence and risk factors, EMS use, early survival outcomes, long-term functional outcomes and long-term risk for recurrent vascular events. 

Meet the Presenter
Dr. Swartz is a stroke neurologist and researcher at Sunnybrook and University of Toronto. His clinical focus is on rare stroke causes, with clinics for stroke in young adults/pregnancy and CNS vasculitis. His research is focused on long-term outcomes after stroke and on developing pragmatic interventions to improve these outcomes. He chairs Stroke in Pregnancy, Stroke in the Young and Mood/Cognition/Fatigue chapters of the Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations. 

Instructional Personnel Disclosure Statements
Financial – Dr. Swartz is an invited speaker of the Aphasia Institute and receives an honorarium. Dr. Swartz’s research is funded by HSF, CIHR and the Ontario Brain Institute 
Non-Financial – Dr. Swartz has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose

8Sep

Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery Annual Scientific Meeting

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

Join the HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery’s Annual Scientific Meeting and Advances in Stroke Recovery on Sept. 8, 2017 in Calgary. (The day before the 2017 Canadian Stroke Congress gets underway on Sept. 9).

The CPSR meeting will be held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel and will be open to all members of CPSR institutions: University of British Columbia, Hotchkiss Brain Institute/University of Calgary, Sunnybrook, Baycrest, Toronto Rehab, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and Memorial University.

Organizer:  Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery 

Phone: 613-852-2303 (cell)
Email: cathy@canadianstroke.ca
Website: http://www.canadianstroke.ca/
9Sep

Canadian Stroke Congress 2017

08:00 - 17:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

08:00 - 17:00 (Eastern)
07:00 - 16:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

The Canadian Stroke Congress is a uniquely Canadian forum in which participants reflecting “bench-to-bedside-to-community” perspectives of stroke can exchange ideas, collaborate, and learn about innovation in stroke prevention, treatment, and recovery.

The Canadian Stroke Congress normally attracts more than 800 delegates from across Canada and around the world. Delegates include leading neurologists, neurointerventionalists, internists, general practitioners, nurses, rehabilitation specialists, basic scientists, knowledge-translation experts, and policy makers in the field of stroke.

This year we’re excited to be returning to the city that hosted the largest ever Canadian Stroke Congress: Calgary, AB.

We look forward to welcoming Canada’s best and brightest minds in stroke research, prevention, care, and recovery at the eighth Canadian Stroke Congress!

Abstract submission will be open March 6 – April 28, 2017.

The 2017 Preliminary Congress Program will be available online March 1, 2017. If you would like to be notified when abstract submission opens please email strokecongress@heartandstroke.ca

For more information and to register: http://www.strokecongress.ca/

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