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Education Events & Course

Regional Stroke Rounds

Tuesdays 0700 – 0800

Please join us for these dynamic case-based discussions where participants will be able to:

  • Discuss diagnosis and management of TIA and different stroke types.
  • Explain the indication and interpretation of common imaging modalities used to diagnose stroke (i.e. CT/MRI).
  • Discuss difficult TIA/stroke cases from diagnosis, prognosis or treatment standpoint.

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Target Audience: Physicians interested in stroke care practicing at North East Designated Stroke Centres or Telestroke Sites including (but not limited to) Emergency, Radiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, as well as as well as Nurse Practitioners, Primary Care Physicians and Stroke Nurse.

Moderator: Dr. Ravinder-Jeet Singh, MBBS DM PDF (Stroke) Stroke Neurologist, Health Sciences North

This educational opportunity is accredited through the Northern Ontario School of Medicine Continuing Education and Professional Development Office.

Introduction to NDT 2-day in-person Course

Learning Objectives:

  1. State the basic philosophy underlying the NDT approach to the treatment of adults with neurological dysfunction
  2. Demonstrate basic skill in analyzing movement, both normal and abnormal, during sitting and standing activities and some transitions
  3. Identify major impairments interfering with normal movement and function in the adult with stroke, brain injury and other neuromotor disorders such as incomplete spinal cord injury
  4. Demonstrate basic handling skills to enhance a patient's functional movement as related to his/her functional goals
  5. Demonstrate an increased repertoire of evaluation and treatment strategies for the individual with stroke, brain injury and other neuromotor disorders.


Rose Lesso, PT, MScPT, C/NDT, NDTA PT Adult Instructor

Date and Time:

Day 1 - Saturday, October 21, 2023, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Day 2 - Sunday, October 22, 2023, 8:00 am - 2:30 pm


In-person at Timmins and District Hospital (TADH) in the Outpatient Physio Area


$200, as this course is partially sponsored by the NEO Stroke Network

Target Audience:

PTs, OTs and Assistants

Registration Link:

Visit our registration page: Register for this Course

Maximum of 20 registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.


Electrical Stimulation Course

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the different electrical stimulation parameters and how each affects the neurophysiological response.
  2. Effectively manipulate stimulation parameters to achieve the desired neurophysiological response.
  3. Apply one- and two-channel FES appropriately to the upper & lower extremities of individuals with upper motor neuron lesions.


  • Kristin Musselman, PT PhD Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto Scientist, KITE-University Health Network

Date and Time:

Part 1 - Pre-recording online (60 minutes), including practice with electrical stimulation machine (30 minutes)

Part 2 - Zoom online lecture/lab: Tuesday, October 17, 2023, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Part 3 - Zoom online lecture/lab: Thursday, October 19, 2023, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Online through zoom


Free, as this webinar is fully sponsored by the NEO Stroke Network

Target Audience:

PTs, OTs and Assistants

Registration Link:

Click on this link to register: Registration Link


Archived Webinars

The Northeastern Ontario Stroke Network YouTube channel contains archived webinars of interest for those working in stroke care.

Archived Webinars include:

Upcoming Education

The following education events are being planned and information on the dates, cost and registration information will follow.

  • Mirror Therapy; Speaker is Ven Ranjendran 2023
  • Group GRASP Training; Speaker is Dr. Janice Eng
  • Sexual Rehabilitation after Stroke; Speaker is Louis-Pierre Auger; February 2, 2024 (online through Zoom)
  • Perceptual Deficits, including Unilateral Spatial Neglect; speaker is Anita Manon; March 2024

Contact Us

The Northeastern Ontario Stroke Network is hosted by the Regional Stroke Centre, Health Sciences North in Sudbury Ontario.

The regional team members from Sudbury are currently working remotely during the pandemic.

Northeastern Ontario Stroke Network
41 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 5J1

YouTube: Our YouTube Channel


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