Stroke CME – Oct 25, 2015 12.30-6.30PM

International World Stroke Day Workshop 2015

Sunday, 25 October 2015


Courtyard Marriott Hotel

Registration still open: Call 269 8183 or email Payments can be made the day of the event.

Special Guest Speaker Dr. Andre Douen, Neurologist from Toronto, Canada will be exploring Functions of the Brain in Relation to Stroke and Common Signs and Symptoms of Stroke Syndromes. Local Physician and Stress Management Consultant Dr. Alexine Jackman, will be looking at the challenges Health Care Providers face while caring for the patient with stroke. Other feature presentations will be from specialists in Research, Paramedics, Nursing, and Physical Therapy. A special patient perspective on “Living Young With Aphasic Stroke” will be given by a young woman living with just that. Chairman of the event is renown Professor David Corbin, Neurologist and Clinical Director of the Barbados National Registry on Stroke. Health Professionals of all types are invited to attend. CPE: – “C – Award”.


Draft Agenda: Neurological Effects of Stroke


Time Item Speaker
12.00-12.30PM Registration  
12.30-12.35PM Welcome & Opening Remarks Chairman, Prof. David Corbin, Neurologist
12.35-2.00PM Function of the Brain in Relation to Stroke

Common Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

Dr. Andre Douen, Neurologist
2.00-2.35PM QEH Stroke Management – Work in Progress Prof. David Corbin, Neurologist
2.35-3.35 Lunch  
3.35-4.05 Neurological Evaluation on the Road Shawn Inniss, Paramedic
4.05-4.35 Stress management for HCP’s whilst caring for a Stroke Dr. Alexine Jackman – Physician, Stress Management Consultant
4.35-5.05 Stroke rehab at HSFB To Be Announced, HSFB Physician
5.05-5.20 Living with an Aphasic Stroke Tracia-Ann Jessamy, Patient
5.20-5.55 Stroke Rehab from Hospital to Home Tarah Towler, Physiotherapist
5.55-6.25 The Stroke Registry Angela Rose, BNR
6.25-6.30 Closing Remarks M. Burnham, Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.


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