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posted: 14 May 2019

Hypertonicity Intervention Workshop

When: June 7-9 2019

Where: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, 550 University Ave, 2nd floor auditorium

Description: After attending this workshop, attendees will be able to:

Registration: Hypertonicity Intervention Workshop Registration.

More Information: Email Conferences@UHN.ca or call 416-597-3422 x3448 for more information. Download the Hypertonicity Intervention Workshop Flyer (PDF).


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posted: 20 March 2019

Research Study Invitation to Stroke Rehabilitation Professionals

Help wanted for stroke and sexuality study

Who: University of Sydney, Australia, Discipline of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences

Description: Most stroke survivors will never be asked about sexuality or offered information about sexuality during rehabilitation. We also know that most stroke survivors would like health professionals to talk about this issue and that physicians are commonly identified by patients as being a key person with whom to discuss sexuality concerns.

Talking about sexuality with your clients can be challenging for many health professionals so researchers at the University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney are seeking your assistance to help us gain a greater understanding of these challenges. The researchers would really like to get input from all stroke rehabilitation professionals as we recognise that sexuality is a complex issue requiring multidisciplinary support.

Please consider participating in the study or sharing it with any speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, rehabilitation counsellors, psychologists, physicians and nurses who have worked with stroke survivors in the past 5 years in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Singapore or South Africa. Your input on assisting stroke survivors with their sexuality concerns may help guide future training!

How to Participate: Please click on the link to start the stroke study questionnaire https://sydneyhealthsciences.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8GupCMkwXdCttzL.

More Information: Download the Participant information statement (PDF) for details.


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