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Medical School to Host Community Education Session: “Stroke Prevention"

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is hosting a Community Education Session that has been designed for people who have had a recent TIA or mild stroke and to assist in strategies to prevent a reoccurrence of this event and hence prevent a disabling stroke. 

Date:               Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Time:              7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST

 

 

 

Location:        NOSM East Campus                          NOSM West Campus
                        Laurentian University, Sudbury           Lakehead University, Thunder Bay
                        Medical School Building                      Balmoral Street Centre         
           
                        Room 107                                           Room 2010

Anyone can participate in this Community Education Session through the use of their home computer.        
 
 

Presenter:    Ms. Sharon Jaspers is a nurse practitioner at the Stroke Prevention Clinic located at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.  This outpatient clinic is a program under the Northwest Ontario Regional Stroke Network.  The Stroke Prevention Clinic is designed for people who had a recent TIA or mild stroke and to assist in strategies to prevent a reoccurrence of this event and hence prevent a disabling stroke.  Ms. Jasper’s background includes working as a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner for a local Community Health Centre and she is a part-time faculty member at NOSM.  In addition, she has many years experience as a diabetes nurse educator.

The Community Education Session is one of many initiatives that NOSM has undertaken to build and strengthen its partnership with Northern communities.  The workshop is presented in a manner that is easy to understand and designed for the general public. 

To register for this event, please contact Denise Adams at denise.adams@normed.ca or by phone at (705) 662-7256.

 

 

 

 

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For more information, please contact:
Denise Adams
Continuing Education and Professional Development Coordinator
Tel:     (705) 662-7256
Email: denise.adams@normed.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is committed to the education of high quality physicians and health professionals, and to international recognition as a leader in distributed, learning-centered, community-engaged education and research. 

Kimberley Larkin
Communications Officer 
Tel:     705-662-7243
Cell:    705-669-7943
Email:  kimberley.larkin@nosm.ca 

 

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