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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (705) 662-7256.
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For more information, please contact:
Continuing Education and Professional Development Coordinator
Tel: (705) 662-7256
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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.