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The ICU consists of 29 critical care and step-down unit beds. It provides critical care services to the citizens of northeastern Ontario in its tertiary care role in cardiology, cardiac surgery, cardiac rehabilitation, trauma, nephrology and neurosurgery.


The ICU also supports the internal needs of the Emergency and Medical, Surgical, Regional Cancer, Family and Child, Mental Health and Addictions, Ambulatory Care and Cardiac programs, as well as responding to the CritiCall Network. A Critical Care Response Team was initiated in 2006.  

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Northeastern Ontario Stroke Care Symposium 2020!


DATE: Friday, November 27, 2020

TIME: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm EST

LOCATION: Webcast – Online ONLY




TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians and nurses working in stroke care in the first 0-5 days


AGENDA: Attached



·         Dr. Ravinder-Jeet Singh (HSN, Sudbury)

·         Dr. Michael Hill (FMC, Calgary)

·         Dr Frank Silver (UHN, Toronto)

·         Dr. Timo Krings (UHN, Toronto)

·         Dr. David Gladstone (SHSC, Toronto)

·         Dr. Andrew Demchuk (FMC, Calgary)

·         Dr. Catriona Steele (UHN, Toronto)



At the end of this symposium, participants will be able to:

1. Describe stroke best practices in the hyperacute and acute phase of treatment

2. Apply learning to correctly interpret clinical, neurological and imaging findings

3. Navigate the system of hyperacute and acute stroke care in Northeastern Ontario


Please see attached poster for further information and registration link.


This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Education and Professional Development Office at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine for up to 5.5 Mainpro+ credit(s).

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Continuing Education and Professional Development Office at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. You may claim a maximum of 5.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

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Dr. Ohle & Dr. McIsaac

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