Welcome to the West GTA Stroke Networks Virtual Classroom! The purposes of the e-learning materials available here, is to educate clinicians working in stroke care on topics related to stroke best practices. This web based learning format will allow you to move at your own pace and learn when it’s most convenient for you! Appropriate resources/handouts are available with each course for download and you will receive a certificate of completion for your records.
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A Novel Screening Approach For Stroke Triage In Predicting Large Vessel Occlusion
This e-learning module provides a background on endovascular therapy for stroke; reviews changes in acute stroke care management and provides an overview of the FAST-ED which is part of the JoinTriage app. The FAST-ED is one tool for estimating the likelihood of large vessel occlusion and the utilization of this triage tool to promote efficient treatment with patients presenting with acute stroke symptoms. *Before starting this e-learning module please download the JoinTriage app on your android or apple device.
Stroke & Sexual Health
A guide for healthcare providers to discuss sexual health following stroke
Sexuality is a central aspect of one’s health and well-being. Sexuality is not just the act of sexual intercourse, it is about feeling close to someone, feeling loved and special. This e-learning module will cover the impact of stroke on sexuality, strategies to enhance sexuality and the available best practices on this topic.
Management of the Upper Extremity Following Stroke
A Guide For Healthcare Providers: Management Of The Upper Extremity Following Stroke
This e-learning module will review the Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Shoulder Joint Complex and discuss the changes that can occur to the upper extremity following a stroke. This module will focus on the prevention and management of hemiplegic shoulder pain and review appropriate positioning principles to use with stroke survivors including the application of paretic upper extremity slings and other supports.