In 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)
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
10:40 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
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
14:30 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