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The SMART STROKES 2019 Plenary Program

Wednesday 7 August 2019 

1700-1930

Welcome Reception

Thursday, 8 August 2019

0830-1700

Registration Open

0830-1700

Exhibition

0900-1000

Plenary Session 1

 

No flow, No Go! Physiologic Knowledge Drives Excellence in Stroke Systems of Care
Anne Alexandrov

1000-1030

Morning Tea

1030-1200

Concurrent Session 1

 

Stream 1
ACUTE CARE

Stream 2
COMMUNITY AND PRIMARY CARE 

Stream 3
IMPLEMENTATION AND KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER INTO PRACTICE

Stream 4 
REHABILITATION

1030-1045

Prehospital notification of suspected stroke patients to a dedicated stroke team improves access to reperfusion therapies
Manju John

What all of the FUSS with the "T" BE F.A.S.T (Face, Arms. Speech, Time)
Angela Firtko and Beverley Macdonald

Meeting the needs of people with mild stroke: A tool to guide decision making
Tenelle Hodson

Constraint-induced movement therapy in SESLHD: The feasibility of using a student-assisted model
Jessica Worton

1045-1115

Improving the thrombolysis rates and door to needle times – The Radiographer’s role
Janeen Gibbs

What all of the FUSS with the "T" BE F.A.S.T (Face, Arms. Speech, Time): A Campbelltown experience
Angela Firtko

Co-creation of video information stories to address information needs of carers of stroke survivors
Elizabeth Lynch

Australian stroke clinicians’ perspective on early upper limb rehabilitation
Kathryn Hayward

1100-1115

Time equals brain - Retrospective analysis of thrombolysis in regional Australia to determine factors which influence door to needle time
Udit Nindra

“This is our life now. Our new normal”: A qualitative study of the unmet needs of carers of stroke survivors
Alexandra Denham

Putting evidence into action: Aphasia best practice in the Sydney local health district
Chelsea Larkman

Proprioception in unilateral neglect after stroke - A systematic review
Georgia Fisher

1115-1130

Predictors of good vs bad outcome in patients with acute ischemic stroke post IV thrombolysis
Hina Yusuf

Missed opportunities in taking up Medicare funded allied health services following stroke: A data linkage study
Nadine Andrew

Knowing where to start – The impact of a brief educational intervention on prioritising implementation targets for speech pathologists
Kirstine Shrubsole

"Nothing to lose and you might get a bit of gain”: Consumer experiences of the SaeboFlex
Louise Gustafsson

1130-1145

Validation of the NIH stroke scale score for clinical assessment of intracerebral hemorrhage
Wendy Dusenbury

The Stroke Foundation Follow Up Program: An example of a successful Post Stroke Service
Andrea Sanders

Fixing a wee problem- will the SCAMP (Structured urinary Continence Assessment and Management Plan) intervention make a difference?- study protocol
Kerry Boyle

Return to driving: What is the relationship with the Trails Making Test (TMT)?
Andrea Ms Hinckley

1145-1200

International perspectives on head of bed position for intracerebral hemorrhage in the Post-HeadPoST era
Wendy Dusenbury

Exploration of participation and personal factors post-stroke
Melanie Hoyle

‘Stepping up’ to manage mental health and wellbeing after post-stroke aphasia
Caroline Baker

Assessment and management practices of urinary incontinence in Australian Rehabilitation Hospitals
Jo Maxwell

1200-1245

Lunch & Posters

1245-1415

Concurrent Session 2

 

Stream 1 

Stream 2

Stream 3

Stream 4 

 

Workshop: Effect on enriched environments on increasing physical, cognitive and social activity after stroke
David Clarke, Heidi Janssen and Ingrid Rosbergen

Workshop: Back to the essentials - Acute Stroke Nurses Education Network session

Reducing Door to Needle and overcoming ED barriers to acute stroke care – Skye Coote

Stroke Imaging Using CT and MRI – Brett Jones

Case Studies:

Detection of Early Deterioration using the NIHSS – Sheila Jana

Mouth Matters – Tanya Frost

The Basics aren’t boring – Meaghan Osbourne

 

Workshop: A practical guide on how to implement team-wide cognitive and mood assessment and intervention into stroke rehabilitation
Rene Stolwyk

Workshop: Understanding statistics and interpreting data reports using examples from national registry and audit programs in stroke
Dr Monique Kilkenny and Tara Purvis

1415-1445

Afternoon Tea

1445-1530

SMART STROKES CONFERENCE AWARDS 

 

BEST RESEARCH ABSTRACT AWARD

BEST NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARD

BEST STROKE CARE OR RESEARCH FOR OR WITH PEOPLE WITH APHASIA

BEST ACUTE NURSING ABSTRACT

ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD FOR A NEW PRESENTER

BEST ORAL POSTER AWARD

1530-1630

Plenary Session 2

 

Three key clinical indicators of effective stroke care for people with aphasia
Linda Worrall

1900-2300

Gala Dinner - Hunter Harvest

 

 

 

Friday, 9 August 2019

0830-1700

Registration Open

0830-1700

Exhibition

0900-1000

Plenary Session 3

 

Factors influencing frequency and intensity of therapy provision in stroke units: time to think and work differently
David Clarke

1030-1100

Morning Tea

 1030-1200

Concurrent Session 3

 

Stream 1
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

Stream 2
REHABILITATION

Stream 3
INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Stream 4
 REHABILITATION

1030-1045

10 years old: The Australian Stroke Clinical Registry
Dominique Cadilhac

Use of a standardised goal setting package improved the quality of documented discharge planning goals following stroke
Rebecca Barnden

What factors influence technology use in neurorehabilitation? A multi-site international focus group study
Kelly Bower

Dosage and predictors of arm practice in a stroke unit primarily providing semi-supervised group practice
Angela Vratsistas-Curto

1045-1100

Reducing clinical variation: Process evaluation of the Shared Team Efforts Leading to Adherence Results (STELAR) project
Tara Purvis

Achieving client-centred goals with community stroke survivors
Anita Blight

Stroke survivors and vehicle modifications: Calculating the personal, community and social impact
Stacey George

Sitting time and patterns of activity in post-stroke rehabilitation: Week versus weekend activity
Dawn Simpson

1100-1115

Development and implementation of a hospital-wide stroke mood assessment and intervention protocol within a rural setting
Chelsea Nevin

Instrumental gait analysis parameters for assessing lower limb spasticity: A systematic review
Dina Pogrebnoy

Functional electrical stimulation+iPad-based music therapy on arm recovery after stroke: Protocol for a randomised control trial
Tanya Silveira

The dose-response of aerobic exercise after stroke on cardiorespiratory fitness: A phase 1 dose-escalation trial
Margaret Galloway

1115-1130

Quantifying the impact of stroke on healthcare systems: A review of clinical variables within stroke data
Sarah Kuhle

Developing standardised methods for setting patient centred goals in stroke patients with communication impairment
Amanda Elston

How hard do patients work when exercising with a robotic exoskeleton: An assessment of oxygen consumption
Steven Lamond

Do interventions involving repetitive practice improve strength after stroke? A systematic review
Davide de Sousa

1130-1145

Quantifying the impact of undiagnosed stroke on healthcare systems: Reviewing clinical variables within stroke data sets
Sarah Kuhle

The assessment and management of mood in rehabilitation hospitals: Has this improved over time?
Kelvin Hill

Phase zero study for programming a sociable humanoid robot to increase activity in stroke rehabilitation inpatients
Peter New

ENAbLE: Secondary prevention of stroke. A physical activity and diet trial protocol
Coralie English

1145-1200

Exercise programs delivered according to guidelines improve mobility in people with stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Dina Pogrebnoy

The Telestroke-Rehab experience: Facilitating admitted stroke rehabilitation closer to home for people in country Western Australia
Ruth Warr

Lokomat's augmented performance feedback activities result in moderate intensity cardiovascular exercise in sub-acute stroke patients
Maayken van den Berg

Does standardising discharge planning goal setting, using goal attainment scaling, improve goal quality and reliability?
Nadine Andrew

1200-1245

Lunch 

 1245-1415

Concurrent Session 4

 

Stream 1
ACUTE CARE

Stream 2
IMPLEMENTATION AND KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER INTO PRACTICE

Stream 3
REHABILITATION 

Stream 4

1245-1300

Hyperacute stroke care – Improving access and equity for people in country Western Australia
Karen Gifford

Low-intensity strategies significantly improved adherence to the 2017 Stroke Clinical Guidelines
Joe Shippam

Does the physical acute and subacute hospital environment impact on patients activity levels and isolation
Ingrid Rosbergen

How to’ implement constraint-induced movement therapy and improve arm function after stroke: A workshop to change clinical practice using the ACTIveARM model of implementation.
Lauren Christie, Annie McCluskey, Meryl Lovarini and Nicola Acworth

 

 

 

1300-1315

Medical nutrition therapy to improve nutrition and fluid intake in patients with dysphagia
Julia Martin

Do randomised controlled trials of aerobic exercise interventions post-stroke adhere to the guidelines? A systematic review
Maayken van den Berg

Altering the rehabilitation environment to improve stroke survivor activity (AREISSA): Patient perception of activity during environmental enrichment
Heidi Janssen

1315-1330

Frequency of nasogastric tube insertions in acute stroke patients – A retrospective study
Karen Stephens

Strategies to increase amount and intensity of repetitive sit-to-stand training after stroke: The REPS trial
Davide de Sousa

Change in sitting and activity time after stroke rehabilitation: The first 3-months at home

 Dawn Simpson

1330-1345

Nurse training in dysphagia screening of stroke patients: An innovative online training approach
Rachel Lovaszy

Improving stroke care in the emergency department (T3 Trial) - Results from a process evaluation
Simeon Dale

Altering the rehabilitation environment to improve stroke survivor activity (AREISSA trial): Staff experience of implementing environmental enrichment
Heidi Janssen

TBC

 1345-1400

How is sensory impairment of the upper limb post-stroke being assessed in acute stroke units?Danielle Byrne

Stroke Foundation Presentaton: Evidence to practice. The role of the Living Stroke Guidelines
Kelvin Hill

 

Examining the relationship between self-awareness and its impact on functional and cognitive outcomes for stroke survivors
Toni Heinemann

TBC

1400-1415

Ongoing trial: Determining optimal early rehabilitation after StrokE (AVERT DOSE)
Coralie English

Q & A

Q & A

1415-1445

Afternoon Tea

1445-1545

Plenary Session 4

 

Incorporating evidence-based cognitive and mood assessment and intervention into interdisciplinary stroke rehabilitation: it can be done!
Rene Stolwyk

1545-1600

Conference Closing