Southeastern Ontario Stroke Symposium- Equity, Innovation and Excellence

June 14, 2023

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Plenary Session:


Stroke Survivor Story- Kathy Brant

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Cally Martin, Director of Stroke Network Southeastern Ontario (SNSEO)

Opening remarks- Equity, Innovation and Excellence in stroke care in our region

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Dr. Al Jin, MD, Stroke neurologist, Medical Director SNSEO

Recent advances in hyperacute and acute stroke care

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Dr. Benjamin Ritsma, MD, Physiatrist, Director of Rehabilitation PCH 

Stroke Rehabilitation - Topics and Trends

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Kayla Purdon- Community and LTC Coordinator

Community Consultation- what we heard about stroke care in our region

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Dr. Shirin Jalini, MD, Stroke neurologist, Medical Lead KHSC Stroke Prevention Clinic

Trends in Stroke Prevention

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Concurrent Sessions:

Dr. Al Jin: Intracerebral Hemorrhage (slides)- Watch video recording here

Robin Robertson: Running on Empty- Empathic strain in healthcare (slides)- Watch video recording here

Sarah Kring and Cassandra Weese: An Interprofessional Approach to Indigenous Wellness

Travis Wing: Community Stroke Rehab Model of Care

Dr. Donatella Tampieri: Endovascular Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysms, Creation and growth of a comprehensive clinical and academic program- Watch video recording here

Shannon Mulholland, Dr. Ben Ritsma & Suzann DeMille: Managing chronic pain after stroke 

Brag and Steal session: Watch video recording here

Janice Steele & Jonathan Sylvester: Community Paramedicine Program (slides)

Richard Kellowan: Stroke Best Practices in Occupational Therapy- are we meeting the mark? (slides)

Jennifer Godkin: New community support programs in LLG (Aphasia Conversation Groups, Adult Day Program) (slides)

Lorraine Pyle: Ask a Survivor (slides)

Heather Jenkins: Smart Tips for stroke care- a new resource guide for PSW's working in LTC (slides)


Additional Resource: Apps to support and enhance stroke care