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Stroke SIG Podcast

Each episode of the Stroke SIG Podcast can be accessed  via the links below or through Google Play, Itunes and Spotify. 

Episode 6

Guests:  Sarah Blanton, PT, DPT, NCS  
Topic:
Caregiving After Stroke

Description: Dr. Sarah Blanton PT, DPT, NCS Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine joins us to talk about caregiving after stroke. Listen as Dr. Blanton discusses how caregivers or care partners can be ill-prepared for their role, how to assess caregiver burden and ways we can address the needs of caregivers.
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Episode 5

Guests:  Professor Julie Bernhardt  
Topic:
Early Mobilization After Stroke

Description: Heather Hayes, Stroke SIG chair, interviews professor Julie Bernhardt. Professor Berhnardt is a clinician researcher at University of Melbourne. She is a National Health and Medical Research Council established fellow and senior principal florey research fellow at the florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia. Julie has been working with people with stroke for 30 years. She is Head of the Stroke Division at the Florey and leader of the AVERT Early Intervention Research Program. Working in a large multidisciplinary team of researchers, the focus of Julie’s group is the development and testing of new, exercise and rehabilitation interventions that aim to reduce the burden of stroke related disability. Julie is Australia’ leading stroke rehabilitation trialist, recently completing the largest, international trial of early mobility based rehabilitation ever conducted (AVERT) which included over 2000 patients from 5 countries. Listen as Julie discusses findings from her research, applications for clinicians, and here future research direction.
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Episode 4

Guests: Kathleen Digre, MD, Kasey Mitchell, OT 
Topic:
Vision Loss After Stroke

Description: Cory discusses vision impairments after stroke with Kathleen Digre, MD who specializes in neuro-ophthalmology and Kasey Mitchell an occupational therapist who has specialized training in vision therapy. Listen as they discuss how to evaluate patients with suspected vision impairments, the prognosis for vision impairment post stroke, and treatment options.
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Episode 3

Guests: Sujay Galen, PT, PhD, Victoria Pardo, PT, DHS
Topic:
Contraversive Pushing

Description: On our 3rd episode we are joined by Victoria Pardo and Sujay Galen to discuss Contraversive Pushing. Victoria and Sujay have developed a continuing education course on contraversive pushing (available through ANPT Synapse Education Center) and they share some of their insight into assessing and managing contraversive pushing.
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Episode 2

Guests: Nora Fritz, PhD, DPT, PT, NCS, Suzanne Trojanowski, PT, DPT, NCS, Amy Yorke, PT, PhD
Topic:
Knowledge Translation

Description: On our 2nd episode we are joined by Nora Fritz, Suzanne Trojanowski, and Amy Yorke to discuss knowledge translation. Nora, Suzanne and Amy talk about what is knowledge translation and why it is needed in our profession. Our guests also share their experience conducting a knowledge translation project.
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Episode 1

Guests: Jenni Moore PT, NCS, DHS; Kirsten Potter PT, DPT, MS; Jane Sullivan PT, DHS
Topic:
Core Outcomes Measure Clinical Practice Guideline

Description: On our premier episode we are joined by physical therapists and members of the Core Outcome Measures Clinical Practice Guideline Work Group Jenni Moore, Kirsten Potter and Jane Sullivan to discuss the CPG. We discuss the rationale for the CPG, how it was developed and issues related to its implementation.
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