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Education Events & Course

Regional Stroke Rounds

Tuesdays 0700 – 0800

Please join us for these dynamic case-based discussions where participants will be able to:

  • Discuss diagnosis and management of TIA and different stroke types.
  • Explain the indication and interpretation of common imaging modalities used to diagnose stroke (i.e. CT/MRI).
  • Discuss difficult TIA/stroke cases from diagnosis, prognosis or treatment standpoint.

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Target Audience: Physicians interested in stroke care practicing at North East Designated Stroke Centres or Telestroke Sites including (but not limited to) Emergency, Radiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, as well as as well as Nurse Practitioners, Primary Care Physicians and Stroke Nurse.

Moderator: Dr. Ravinder-Jeet Singh, MBBS DM PDF (Stroke) Stroke Neurologist, Health Sciences North

This educational opportunity is accredited through the Northern Ontario School of Medicine Continuing Education and Professional Development Office.

An Introduction to Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT)

This one-day virtual workshop will introduce health care professionals to the current theoretical foundations of NDT and its application in clinical practice to promote recovery in adults with neurological impairments. This workshop will focus on the importance of engaging the individual in a task, the role of the “set-up”, and use of handling maximize recovery. There will be opportunities to analyze movement in order to help identify impairments in our clients/patients. Some basic handling will be introduced.  The workshop will provide participants with additional skills to enhance consistency in patient care and contribute to the overall team rehabilitation efforts of achieving functional outcomes for patients.  

The workshop will contain didactic information, problem solving sessions, detailed lab information with handouts, and videos to watch.  The session will have live, virtual interaction with the instructor throughout the workshop.  There is also an optional lab component for those individuals who would like time to practice the labs and receive live virtual feedback from the instructor.  Individuals who register for this component will need to have a colleague, family member or friend who are available for the lab practice.

Workshop Objectives

Upon completion of the workshop the participants will:

  • Gain knowledge of the current literature and how we use this information within the NDT Practice Model in treating the individual with neurological impairments.
  • Identify major impairments interfering with function in the adult with stroke, brain injury and other neuromotor disorders such as incomplete spinal cord injury.
  • Explore treatment strategies to address impairments within functional activities including activities in sitting, standing and for gait.

Workshop Date:

  • Saturday, October 16, 2021

Workshop Schedule

8:30 – 8:45pm: Introduction
8:45 – 9:15pm: Clinical Practice Model
9:15 – 10:00pm: Analyzing Movement
10:00– 10:15pm: Break
10:15– 10:45pm: Principles of Intervention: Exploring the Task/Set-Up        
10:45– 11:30pm: Principles of Intervention: Trunk Facilitation in Sitting
11:30am – 12:00pm: Principles of Intervention: Sit to Stand
12:00 – 12:30pm: Lunch
12:30 – 1:45pm: Principles of Intervention: Standing and Bombarding Mid Stance
1:45 – 2:00pm: Wrap Up
2:00 – 3:00pm: Optional Lab Practice


  • Karen Guha, PT, BScPT, C/NDT, CIDN, NDTA Coordinator Instructor

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Therapy Assistants or Registered Kinesiologists who work with individuals who have suffered from stroke or brain injury. 

Course Format

  • Online lecture and lab through Zoom



  • Registration limited to 24 people working in Northeastern Ontario
  • Cost of course: $50

Please follow all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Guidelines when participating in this course.

Archived Webinars

The Northeastern Ontario Stroke Network YouTube channel contains archived webinars of interest for those working in stroke care.

Archived Webinars include:

Upcoming Education

The following education events are being planned and information on the dates, cost and registration information will follow.

  • Chedoke-McMaster Stroke Assessment one-day Course – Date to be determined
  • Functional Mirror Box Training – Date to be determined
  • GRASP (Graded Repetitive Arm Supplementary Program), Instructor Dr. Janice Eng – January 11, 2022, 12:00-2:00pm
  • Acute Stroke Care Symposium for nurses – January 20, 2022

Contact Us

The Northeastern Ontario Stroke Network is hosted by the Regional Stroke Centre, Health Sciences North in Sudbury Ontario.

The regional team members from Sudbury are currently working remotely during the pandemic.

Northeastern Ontario Stroke Network
41 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 5J1


PPE Guidelines

Please follow your employer and local health unit PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Guidelines while participating in education events during the pandemic.

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