Oct 26 Stroke Workshop

stroke-image_2In observance of World Stroke Day, The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados presents a Medical Education Seminar on The Neurological Effects of Stroke on Monday, 26 October 2015 8AM-3PM at the Courtyard By Marriot, Barbados. 

This event will feature special Guest Speaker Dr. Andre Douen, Canadian Neurologist.

Dr. Douen has extensive research, education and administrative experience. He holds a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Manchester, UK and completed a 3 year fellowship in Cell biology at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.

The seminar will feature multidisciplinary presentations from specialists in Research, Paramedics, Accident & Emergency, Speech Therapy, Nutrition and other areas. Case Studies will be included along with a special and will “Patient’s Perspective”.

Health and medical professionals of all disciplines are invited to attend. CPE Credit is available. 


Physician – BDS$125.00; Allied Health – BDS$75.00; Students – BDS$50.00

(Includes Coffee Break & Lunch)

Pre-register online at: http://strokecme.eventbrite.com

Payments can be made at the offices of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados, Jemmots Lane, St. Michael (246-437-3312)

Draft Programme

08:00                     Registration and Coffee

08:45                     Welcome and introductions

08:50                     Functions of the Brain in Relation to Stroke, Dr.  Andre Douen, Neurologist (Canada)

9:20                      Question and Answer session

9:30                      Common Signs and Symptoms of Stroke Syndromes, Dr. Andre Douen, Neurologist

10:10                     Question and answer session

10:20                     Break

10:40                     Neurological Evaluation on the Road – To Be Announced,EAS Paramedic Officer

11:00                     A&E to Discharge, a Critical Pathway – To Be Announced

11:20                     The BNR and data collection – Tanya Martelly, Director, Barbados National Registry

11:40                     Critical pathway case study – To Be Announced, HSFB

11:50                     Question and answer session

12:15                     Lunch

13:15                     Living Young with an Aphasic stroke – Tracia-Ann Jessemy, Patient

13:40                     Speech Language How Can you Help – To Be Announced,, Speech Therapist

14:00                     Stroke rehab from hospital to home – Dr. Harley Moseley, Physiatrist

14:20                     Break

14:30                     Stress management for HCP’s whilst caring for a Stroke Patient – Dr Alexine Jackman, GP/ Stress Management Consultant

15: 20                    Nutrition for Stroke Patients Soft or Lumpy – Carla Ramsay, Nutritionist

15:40                     Question and Answer session

15:50                     Closing remarks and finish


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