Stroke Education and Training

South Island Stroke Study Day 2017: Enhancing your day-to-day practice

On 2 November, GPs and other health professionals focused on improving the quality of care for stroke patients at the annual stroke study day, delivered jointly by the Stroke Foundation of New Zealand and the South Island Alliance’s stroke services team.

Copies of the presentations are available below:

Clot retrieval  - Dr Teddy Wu

Continence after stroke - Dr Carl Hanger

Visuospatial problems - Dr John Maasch

Maori perspective on stroke services - Hector Matthews

Imaging, diagnosis and medical language - Dr Suzanne Busch

You work in stroke? Why? Pauline Owens

 

South Island Stroke Study Day 2016: Enhancing day-to-day practice

On 27 October 2016, a wide range of professionals from across the spectrum of stroke services attended the South Island Stroke Study Day, held at Rolleston Lecture Theatre, Christchurch.

Presented by the South Island Alliance and Stroke Foundation, the day focused on how the daily practice of stroke service delivery and quality care can be enhanced.

Copies of the presentations are available below:

Acute stroke rehabilitation - Dr Julia Slark

Care of the shoulder/upper limb - Dr Leanne Yeoman

Dysphagia advances and management - Dr Maggie-lee Huckabee

Post-stroke depression - Dr Yoram Barak

Making every interaction meaningful - Dr Julia Slark

The application of ICF model in stroke care - Dr Fiona Graham

 

South Island Regional Stroke Education Day 2015

On 26 November 2015 a wide range of professionals from across the spectrum of stroke services attended the South Island Stroke Education Day.

Presented by the South Island Alliance and Stroke Foundation, the day focused on how the daily practice of stroke service delivery and quality care can be enhanced.

Copies of the presentations are available below. 

Aphasia - Annette Rotherham

Driving after stroke - Jane Gray

Neglect - Jasmin Moot

Role of the stroke nurse - Andrea Davies and Tina Lacy

Stroke and vision - Jo-Anne Pon

Stroke Education Day summary - Carl Hanger

Stroke guidelines in practice - Carl Hanger and Suzanne Busch

Unpacking rehabilitation - Dr Nada Signal

Cardiovascular exercise after stroke - Dr Nada Signal

 

Courses

Otago Post-Graduate Papers 

Recommended for those who wish to pursue formal qualification. View information here

Knowledge Science in Specialty Nursing - Stroke Management 

Auckland University. View information here.