Pacific Stroke Association

EDUCATIONAL FORUMS

Virtual Post-Stroke Programs 2021

Pacific Stroke Association continues to offer post-stroke programs virtually. Stroke survivors, family caregivers and clinicians working with stroke patients can attend these FREE programs. Presentations are followed by Q & A.

EDUCATIONAL FORUM – JANUARY

DATE: Friday, January 22
TIME: 10:30- 12PM – VIRTUALLY
TOPIC: “Optimizing Post-Stroke Nutrition: Navigating Digestive Challenges”
SPEAKER:  Jodi Bjurman, RD, CDE and Clinical Dietitian, Outpatient – El
Camino Health
GUEST SPEAKER:  Renee Augsburger, OT
TOPIC: TRCare Group exercise class for stroke survivors
To Register, CLICK HERE!

EDUCATIONAL FORUM – FEBRUARY

DATE: Friday, February 12
TIME: 10:30- 12PM – VIRTUALLY
TOPIC: “TBA”
SPEAKER: Lee Vien, OD, FAAO – Director of Optometry Clinic Operations – Co-Supervisor of Optometry Residency Programs – Palo Alto Veterans Hospital

EDUCATIONAL FORUM – MARCH

DATE: Friday, March 12
TIME: 10:30- 12PM – VIRTUALLY
TOPIC: “TBA”
SPEAKER: Mehrdad Ayati, MD – Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine -Geriatric Medicine – Stanford University School of Medicine

EDUCATIONAL FORUM – APRIL

DATE: Friday, April 9
TIME: 10:30- 12PM – VIRTUALLY
TOPIC: “ Tech Tools Family Caregivers”
SPEAKER: Christina Irving, LCSW – Client Services Director
Family Caregiver Alliance & National Center on Caregiving


Topics & Speakers – January 2021

TOPIC: Can we make immediate stroke detection a reality?”
SPEAKER: Orestis Vardoulis, CEO & Urs Naber COO/CMO – Zeit Medical
GUEST SPEAKER: Jhaynehl Fortaleza – Northern California Outreach Coordinator – California Relay Service/Hamilton Relay
TOPIC:
Telecommunications assistance to individuals with difficulty hearing


Last year, over 30 speakers presented various topics at the PSA’s Virtual Post-Stroke Programs including:

Fact or Fiction: the Principles of Recovery Post Stroke
Post Stroke Sexual Health Considerations for You & Your Partner
How Neuro Rehab Works for Stroke Patients – An Update
Falls Prevention after Stroke
Supporting Attention and Memory after Stroke
The Benefits of Exercise Post-Stroke
Blood Pressure, the Silent Danger
An Inspirational Session
Secondary Stroke Prevention – The Importance of Lowering Cholesterol
Compensatory Speaking & Listening Strategies for Dysarthria
Communication Strategies Post-Stroke
Speaking from Experience – A Caregiver Panel
Maintaining Physical Strength with Exercises after Stroke
Brain-Computer Interface-Functional Electrical Stimulation for Post-Stroke Gait Impairment
Healthy Diet for Stroke Prevention
Highs, Lows, and Plateaus: The Gradual Process of Stroke Recovery
Go, Go Gadget! Gadget to Help with Everyday Life
Arm Care & Health after Stroke; Telehealth & Home-Based Rehab Solution for Stroke Survivors
Managing Stroke Related Pain; Post-Stroke Book Project
Post-Stroke Spasticity Management
Aphasia Research and Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Information Session; TRCare group exercise class for stroke survivors
Post-Stroke Depression; Virtual Reality & Stroke Rehab

Our sincere thanks and gratitude to speakers and panelists who presented a talk in 2020: Anne Burleigh Jacobs, PT, PhD – SensoMotor Neurological, Katie Parafinczuk, PT –  Kaiser Permanente, Meagan M. Littlepage, MD – El Camino Hospital, Mona Badr, PT – Kaiser Permanente, Amanda Duquette, SLP – Kaiser Permanente, Amy Millan, PT, DPT – Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Ursula Kelly-Tolley, RN –  Good Samaritan Hospital, Dr. Naz & Eric Barr, Sherril Hopper, RN –  El Camino Hospital, Debbie Cohen, M.S. CCC-SLP – El Camino Hospital, Katherine Seto, SLP, Wen Eng, Marcia McNamara, Steve Zuckerman,  Jenny Simpson, Christina Irving – Family Caregivers Alliance, Katie Kempkey, PT – Kaiser Permanente, An H. Do, MD Assistant Professor Department of Neurology – , Sara Lam, RD – Kaiser Permanente, Anne B. Jacobs, PT, PhD – SensoMotor Neurological, Jeanette Nakamura, OT – Kaiser Permanente, Carolyn Wilson, OT – Kaiser Permanente, Steven C. Cramer, MD, Meagan Lynch, MD – Kaiser Permanente, Tom Olsen – Stroke Association of Oregon, Elizabeth Heilman, MD – Kaiser Permanente, Michelle Gravier, Ph.D., CCC-SLP – California State University East Bay, Jill See, PT, Taylor Damiani  – Kaiser Permanente, June Srisethnil, PT, DPT, OCS

We sincerely thank PSA Program Sponsors & Funders among them:                                                           

         

Hurlbut Johnson Charitable Trust


Speechless

Speechless“, portrays the life of three stroke survivors who suffer from aphasia.



 

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