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Heart & Stroke: Sleep and Vascular Health

Date(s) - Tuesday April 21, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Mark Boulos, MD FRCP(C), CSCN(EEG), MSc
Staff Neurologist (Stroke & Sleep), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Associate Scientist, Sunnybrook Research institute
Graduate Faculty, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto

Patrice Lindsay, RN, PhD, Director, Systems Change and Stroke Program, Heart & Stroke
Intended Audience
This webinar is intended for all healthcare professionals caring for people with heart conditions, stroke or vascular cognitive impairment across all settings and stages of care; system leaders and funders involved in planning and service delivery; researchers; Heart & Stroke employees; and students from across health-related disciplines. Members of the public, particularly those living or caring for someone with related health conditions, may also find this information helpful.

About this Presentation
Sleep health has many important direct and indirect influences on overall health and well-being, including in the physical, mental and cognitive domains. Sleep health is of particular importance in people who have stroke, heart conditions and vascular cognitive impairment, both as a risk factor and as a post-event sequelae. This presentation will review the current scientific evidence and clinical approaches to promoting sleep health and managing sleep related conditions in people with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease.

Learning Objectives
Participants of this program will be able to:
1.  Describe the evidence-based impact of sleep disorders on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health.

2.  Outline strategies for assessment of sleep health and sleep disorders.

3.  Identify and apply management strategies to help improve sleep health to lower cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risk.


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