SMART STROKES 2013 - 9th Australasian Nursing & Allied Health Stroke Conference

22 August 2013 to 23 August 2013
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Book your flights, apply for leave, call up your Brisbane friends – and get ready for SMART STROKES 2013 – the very best Australasian Nursing and Allied Health Stroke Conference yet!

We have got a great program for you this year... some of our highlights are:


Pre-Conference Workshop by Maggie-Lee Huckabee: Increasing specificity of clinical swallowing assessment


International Keynote Ian Kneebone: Mood disorders after stroke
Australasian Keynote Ferdi Miteff: Acute stroke treatment – a neurointerventional perspective
Concurrent oral abstract presentations, as well as Symposia sessions:

  • Symposium by Matthew Yau: Enabling love + intimacy after stroke
  • Acute Stroke Nurses Education Network (ASNEN)
  • Symposium by Maggie-Lee Huckabee: The complexities of pharyngeal pathophysiology
  • Symposium with Ferdi Miteff: The practicalities of delivering thrombolysis
  • Symposium: Practical ways to increase practice
  • Symposium: Community – Living well
  • Symposium: Maximizing recovery after stroke


International Keynote Maggie-Lee Huckabee: Cough reflex testing in clinical dysphagia assessment
Australasian Keynote Matthew Yau: Being smart and fulfilled – love, sex and intimacy after stroke
Concurrent oral abstract presentations, as well as Symposia/Workshop sessions:

  • Workshop by Ian Kneebone: Fear of falling – psychological management after stroke
  • Symposium: Use of technology in stroke

And, traditionally, saving the best till last:

  • Consumer Address
  • Presentation of best abstracts – new investigator, best implementation, most controversial, best research, and best oral poster
  • International Keynote Ian Kneebone: Stepped psychological care after stroke
  • Conference wrap up and prizes

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN MONDAY, 15 APRIL 2013 – find all details on the SMART STROKES 2013 website

Scholarship applications are still open until Monday, 25 March 2013.

We look forward to seeing you in Brisbane in August.


Stephanie Rogers
Event Manager

Australian Resource Centre for Healthcare Innovations (ARCHI)

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