Education Opportunities

South East Ontario Vision Rehabilitation Service (SOVRS) - Coordinating Service Provision for Individuals with Vision Loss

Please join us for a webinar about the South East Ontario Vision Rehabilitation Service (SOVRS). This South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)-funded project that aims to increase access...

Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario Education Calendar

Here you will find the education activities for 2020-2021 Calendar

Shared Work Day & Field Training: Apply Now!

Choose the education program that best suits your learning needs:

1.    Shared Work Experience Program

One or more learners can spend time learning with a health care provider(s) working in stroke care.  A financial incentive of up to $200 is available to support the applicants.

2.    Field Training Program

This program is designed to support an educational event for a group of health care workers working in stroke care.  Financial support of up to $200 is available for an Instructor.

Purpose - Further develop stroke-specific knowledge, skill and professional networks for those working in stroke care.

How to Apply

1.   Identify the individual or group’s learning needs
2.   Select the education program (above) that best suits your needs
3.   Contact an appropriate learning partner or instructor

a.   You may contact the Stroke Network of SEO for ideas about possible teachers, mentors and peers that you may want to contact to help you arrange your learning program

b.   We can put you in touch with local Stroke Champion Nurses, PTs, OTs, Dieticians, Social Workers, Pharmacists and SLPs, etc. to help you plan your program

4.   Submit the application form for approval
5.   Submit the evaluation form to receive agreed upon funding

If you have any questions please let us know.

Application Form

Shared Work Day Evaluation Form

Field Training Evaluation Form

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The Brain Body and You - Next Session in April-May 2021 (Online format!)

*New- Modules will be delivered Online to ensure a safe and interactive learning environment. Participate and Learn from home!

This series is designed for front-line health care providers (eg. PSW, RPN, RN, Rehab Assistants and Restorative Care Aides) caring for stroke survivors and other related patient populations in the following care settings: long term, community, acute, rehabilitation, complex continuing care, and other related areas. Learn, perform, practice, and enhance your care and support techniques to promote safety, comfort, and dignity for stroke survivors and other client populations. This series of modules is offered in partnership with St. Lawrence College.

Stroke care: Prevention to Life after Stroke

April 7 & 14, 2021- 6:00-8:00 pm

Speech, Swallowing and Communication

April 21 & 28, 2021- 6:00- 8:00 pm

Cognition, Perception and Behaviour

May 5 & 12, 2021- 6:00-8:00 pm

Mobility, Positioning and Transfers

May 19 & 26, 2021- 6:00-8:00 pm

Registration is limited! Complete this form, and submit to to reserve your spot for the sessions you wish to attend. A certificate of attendance will be offered for each of the 4 topics.

Download the poster here!

Archived Provincial Stroke Rounds

February 3rd, 2021

Health equity in stroke care

Presenter: Dr. Atif Zafar

Download slide deck here


December 2nd, 2020

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

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


November 4th, 2020

Provincial Stroke Rounds- Driving After Stroke- the Art, Science, Legal Implications & Headaches of Reporting our Patients

Presenter: Hillel M. Finestone, MD, CM, FRCPC 


October 7, 2020

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

Presenter: Beth Linkewich & Nicola Tahair


September 2, 2020

Why 911? Optimizing Stroke Care in Northwestern Ontario

Presenter: Dr Ayman Hassan, Keli Cristofaro and Kristina Visser


August 5th, 2020

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

Presenters:  Dr. Luciana Catanese and Jean Morrow, RN


February 5th, 2020

When Stroke Becomes the Life Ending Event

Presenter:  Dr. W. J. Oczkowski


December 4th, 2019

Paediatric Code Stroke “Time is Brain” & Paediatric Endovascular Stroke Therapy

Presenter: Dr. Andrea Andrade, MD; CSCN-EEG and Dr. Sachin Pandey, MD, FRCP


November 6th, 2019

Selecting patients for Endovascular Therapy (EVT) 0-6 hours and beyond

Presenter: Dr. Frank Silver


October 9th, 2019

Standards of Care: Preparing for bundled care using an interprofessional cross-continuum best practice resource

Presenters: Beth Linkewich & Fatima Quraishi


June 5, 2019

Rural-Urban Differences in Stroke Incidence, Risk Factors & Care

Presenter: Dr. Moira Kapral, MD, MSc, FRCPC


May 1, 2019

Home Virtual Visits (E-visit) in the Stroke Prevention Clinic

Presenter: Dr. Ramana Appireddy, MBBS, DM, MSc


March 6, 2019

An Early Supported Discharge Pilot– Bridging Hospital to Home by Enhancing a Rural Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team

Presenter: Lyndsey Butler


February 6, 2019

Low-income and Linguistic Minority Status: Challenges withReturn to Participation Post-stroke

Presenter: Katrine Sauvé-Schenk