Cardiovascular & Stroke Summit – Stroke Stream Speakers

The Cardiovascular and Stroke Program at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) welcomes you to its inaugural Cardiovascular & Stroke Summit on May 31 & June 1, 2018.

The Summit has lined up exceptional speakers with local, regional and provincial partners who have come together to promote excellence.  We are excited to bring various formats of knowledge translations to our delegates, from Clinical Simulation Labs, Plenary Session and Rapid Podium Presentation.  There will be something for everyone to submerse in incredible learning opportunities.

The stroke stream will include Dr. Leanne Casaubon presenting on Friday June 1 at 12:30 on Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) and Minor Stroke. Dr. Casaubon completed her medical training at Dalhousie University in 1999 and went on to Neurology Residency training (1999-2004) followed by a Stroke Fellowship (2004-2007) at the University of Toronto.  She also completed a Master of Science degree (2005-2007) with a focus in Clinical Epidemiology. Dr. Casaubon is an Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto.  She is a Clinician Investigator researcher and Neurologist in the Division of Neurology Stroke Program at the University Health Network’s (UHN) Toronto Western Hospital (TWH).  Dr. Casaubon is the Director of the TIA and Minor Stroke (TAMS) Unit at UHN-TWH.   Dr. Casaubon’s clinical and academic interests include developing and evaluating patient care models for improving stroke care and secondary stroke prevention, as well as stroke outcomes research.

Her presentation, Implementing Best Practice Care for High-Risk TIA and Minor Stroke Patients will be presented with our local Neurologist, Dr. Margaret Sweet from Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Delegates who attend the Summit will be able to discuss the importance of rapid access to TIA and Minor (Non-Disabling) Stroke care, describe best practices for triaging TIA and Minor Stroke, and describe results of the evaluation of the new evidence-based Triage Algorithm for TIA and Mild Non-Disabling Stroke in Northwestern Ontario. Be sure not to miss this session.

Registration information:

To view the program and register: click here

Where: TBRHSC & Victoria Inn, Thunder Bay, Ontario

When: Thursday May 31 & Friday June 1, 2018

Who should attend: Health Professionals with an interest in cardiovascular and stroke care

This summit highlights “Partners in Excellence” and TBRHSC commitment to the advancement of cardiovascular and stroke care in Northwestern Ontario.

 Registration Fee:

Physicians $200.00

Other Health Care Professionals (non-Physicians), Members of the Public, Exhibitors $150.00

Learner/Student $75.00

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