The CSNTA Webinar Series has arrived! The debut presentation in this series is scheduled for May 29th at 9am PST (Noon EST). This presentation will feature data and videos highlighting current research and techniques examining the cortical neurophysiology of individuals with chronic stroke from CSN Investigator Dr. Lara Boyd’s Brain Behavior Laboratory at the University of British Columbia. Specific topics will include: Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS): Rate of motor sequence acquisition
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The 13th Annual Stroke Review Course for Neurology Residents was held this past weekend (Friday, April 12th – Sunday, April 14th) at the Marriott Hotel in Ottawa. The meeting brought together over 90 residents from across the country to take part in lectures and group interactive workshops covering a range of topics from risk factors for stroke to diagnostic approaches and treatment options for the management of acute ischemic and
The Joint Planning Committee for Vascular 2013 is working hard to plan for what promises to be one of the biggest and most vibrant health meetings ever held in Canada. The meeting will take place at the Montreal Congress Centre from Oct. 17-20, 2013. Vascular 2013 is a joint initiative of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Canadian Diabetes Association/Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, the Canadian Stroke Network, the Heart and
This fall, the Canadian Stroke Network created a new report entitled This Is What Quality Stroke Care Looks Like. The publication describes the organization of the Calgary Stroke Program, the only comprehensive stroke program in Canada to receive “Stroke Services Distinction” from Accreditation Canada. While it is clear that every centre in Canada is unique — with its own resource limitations and challenges — a lot can be learned from
The Canadian Stroke Network is awarding a record 25 summer studentships this year. The awards, valued at $7,000 each, are tenable for a period of four months (May 1, 2012 – August 31, 2012). “The quality of applicants and the potential impact of their research efforts cannot be overstated,” says CSN Executive Director Katie Lafferty. “It was an extremely competitive process this year.” Following a rigorous review of 47 applications,
The Heart & Stroke Foundation of British Columbia has a job opening for the following position: MANAGER, PATIENT PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT: Research and Health Promotion SUPERVISOR: Vice President, Research and Health Promotion JOB STATUS: Permanent, Full-time JOB LOCATION: Vancouver, BC (Provincial Office) Application date closes: March 15, 2012 Please click here to download the detailed job ad.
The CSN Professional Development Advisory Committee, led by Halifax neurologist Dr. Gord Gubitz, has been struck to begin identifying expert faculty and partners to help in the development of online educational tools for health-care professionals in stroke. The committee will meet on Feb. 15 to identify areas where there is a need for high-quality educational materials; to suggest potential sponsors; and to advise on the development of courses and materials.