Educational Needs Workshop

Friday 19th October, Hall F, 15.10-16.40​

WORKSHOP TO DEFINE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF WSO MEMBERSHIP: HOW CAN WSO BEST OFFER EDUCATION IN STROKE MEDICINE WORLDWIDE?*

*Participation by invitation only. To request an invitation, please email : reg_wsc18@kenes.com.

Objectives:         

With emphasis on educational needs in low-and middle-income countries, the workshop will:

  • Review WSO education and training activities, including WSA content
  • Identify priority topics for educational material
  • Discuss and define how WSO might best deliver stroke education in areas of greatest need

Output: 

A publication in IJS to set out workshop findings and propose an action plan.

Participants:      

Open registration aims to ensure people representing an appropriate balance of age/gender/geographical region/language/low-and middle-income countries will  ensure the workshop encompasses all relevant stakeholders.  Representatives from WSO Education Committee; World Stroke Academy; International Journal of Stroke will also be present.

Program:

15.15-15.25         Welcome and introduction to the aims of the workshop 
                            Peter Sandercock

15.25-15.30        Break into small groups

15.30-16.30         Small group working.  Each group works on the three questions below for 20 minutes for each question; a rapporteur for the group summarises key points on a flip chart, which are then collated at the feedback session.
Facilitators (TBC): Peter Sandercock (Chairman WSO Education Committee), Monica Saini (YSP representative) Carmen Lahiff Jenkins (International Journal of Stroke/World Stroke Academy), Sarah Belson, Kate Holmes [TBC], (WSO/SSO), Amy Edmunds (Patient perspective) [TBC].

  • What are the key educational needs in your region?
  • Review of Educational activities offered by WSO & WSA – do they meet your needs?
  • Develop ideas on what WSO/WSA could offer in your region to meet those needs

16.30-17.00         Feedback and wrap-up session 
                            Led by facilitators

  • Gather feedback
  • Outline educational priorities
  • Identify a writing group to write and publish a report in IJS to set out the action plan

17.00                     Session close


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