Saturday, September 7, 2013

Southeastern Ontario Stroke Symposium: Best Practice Stroke Prevention and Care

Please find attached the Registration Brochure for the
upcoming workshopSoutheastern Ontario Stroke Symposium:  Best Practice Stroke Prevention and Care  being held on Wednesday, December 4th , 2013 at the Holiday Inn Kingston-Waterfront from 0745-1600 hours (with Continental Breakfast & Registration from 0745-0815 hours). 

This workshop is intended for health care professionals, administrators and direct care providers working in health promotion, stroke prevention and care in all settings.

This symposium supports the application of stroke best practice across the care continuum in Southeastern Ontario.  It provides an opportunity for members of the interprofessional team to learn from and about each other to improve collaboration and quality of care. 

Don’t Miss the Key Note Presentation:  Neuroplasticity – Dr. Dale Corbett, PhD, Scientific Director and CEO, Heart and Stroke Foundation Centre for Stroke Recovery.  Dr. Corbett’s current research is directed towards promoting recovery of sensory-motor and cognitive function following stroke; exercise and cognition; and metabolic and vascular consequences of obesity in combination with a sedentary lifestyle. He uses a variety of research approaches to enhance neuroplasticity processes and cognition including novel forms of rehabilitation, growth factors, exercise and mobilization of endogenous neural precursor and stem cells. (See attached Bio for further details).

Please see the attached brochure for details on all the amazing presentations offered at the symposium.

There is NO fee to attend but registration IS essential.  Please ensure registration forms are completed either online at OR faxed back to Charlette Eves, Administrative Assistant, fax # 613-548-2454, email no later than Wednesday, November 27, 2013.

*Call for Displays & Posters: Do you have a program, service, resource or tool related to Best Practice Stroke Prevention and Care? Would you like to share and display them at the symposium? Please let us know if you are interested.
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Thank You
Sue Saulnier, RN, BNSc, MEd, GNC(C) Regional Stroke Education Coordinator Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario Kingston General Hospital Doran 3, Rm 310 76 Stuart St. Kingston, ON  K7L 2V7 Ph: 613-549-6666 ext 3622 Fax: 613-548-2454 Email: saulnies @ Take a LOOK at the new MOVIES

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