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  • Nov 15, 20198:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

UM Bannatyne: Basic Medical Sciences Building: Room-Frederic Gaspard Theatre

Address:
University of Manitoba, 745 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0J9

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Description:

The stroke day is a full day of education about stroke and related cerebrovascular diseases. This will include hyper acute, acute, inpatient and outpatient managements of stroke (ischemic and hemorrhagic), stroke prevention at family physician’s office, management of atrial fibrillations and uses of anticoagulation, TIA recognitions and managements, stroke in young, brain images in stroke and an update on Stroke Rehabilitation. The stroke day is a full day of education about stroke and related cerebrovascular diseases. This will include hyper acute, acute, inpatient and outpatient managements of stroke (ischemic and hemorrhagic), stroke prevention at family physician’s office, management of atrial fibrillations and uses of anticoagulation, TIA recognitions and managements, stroke in young, brain images in stroke and an update on Stroke Rehabilitation.

During the course of Stroke Day, participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Acquire and review clinical knowledge relevant to full family medicine practice.
  • Meet and network with colleagues.

Objectives:

  • Understand the management of young patients with stroke
  • Identify high risk patients presenting with stroke or TIA
  • Understand the Alberta experience in managing stroke and TIA patients with PAF
  • Understand the etiology of primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)
  • Discuss the need of anticoagulation in AF patients
  • Understand the new trials in endovascular stroke treatment
  • Understand the need for speed and streamlined workflow for acute stroke treatment
  • Recignize evidence-based practice in acute stroke in order to improve the referral/transition process

Agenda:

0730  Registration and Coffee
0800  Welcome – Esseddeeg Ghrooda
Acute Ischemic Stroke – Hot from the press – Moderator: Jai Shankar
0830  IV Thrombolysis-latest evidence   Ashfaq Shuaib
0855  Endovascular Thrombectomy (EVT)-latest evidence   James McEachern
0920  Stroke Unit-evidence   Gord Gubitz
0945 15 Minute Panel Discussion – with a case presentation
1000  Break
Stroke-Hemorrhage/Children/System – Moderator: Joe Silvaggio
1015  ICH-Anticoagulation   Anurag Trivedi
1040  SAH   Zul Kaderali
1105  Stroke in Children   Mubeen Rafay
1130  Stroke System in Manitoba with Reference to Canada   Patrice Lindsay
1150  10 Minute Panel Discussion
1200  Lunch & (Residents Panel 12:15-12:30)
Stroke Prevention – Moderator: Brian Schmidt
1300  Atrial Fibrillation-management/anticoagulation   Gord Gubitz
1325  TIA/Minor Stroke   Ashfaq Shuaib
1350  Carotid Stenosis-management   TBA
1415  15 Minute Panel Discussion
1430  Break
Miscellaneous – Moderator: Arturo Tomayo
1445  Imaging in Stroke-latest evidence   Jai Shankar
1505  Rehab (early and late) in Stroke-latest evidence   Sepideh Pooyania
1525  Update (tips and pointers to improve patient care)   Angela Robinson
1545 10 Minute Panel Discussion
1600  Evaluations and Closing   Esseddeeg Ghrooda

(Topics may be subject to change.)

Registration:

This event is also available via MBTelehealth sites throughout Winnipeg and Manitoba.  Please check your site for availability and reserve prior to registering.

Physician: $200

Nurse Practitioner/Nurse: $75

Other Health Professional: $75

Resident/Student: $40

This event is available via MBTelehealth sites throughout Winnipeg and Manitoba. Please check your site for availability and reserve prior to registering. This event is also available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to the event. Please specify your attendance at checkout. 

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Program Coordinator

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    Karyn Iversen

    Program Coordinator, CPD - Medicine
    Office of Continuing Competency and Assessment
    Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
    University of Manitoba
    Tel: 204-480-1368
    Fax: 204-789-3911
    Email: Karyn.Iversen@umanitoba.ca