Teaching Schedule and Seminars

To begin the rotation you will be meeting in room A450, on the morning (first Monday of the block) at 8:00AM:

    • Dr. Aaron Izenberg/designate 08:00-08:15AM
    • Stroke Attending 08:15AM-09:00AM

Our colleagues from Pharmacy and Clinical Nurse Specialists in Stroke (CNS) will also be presenting an in-service update on key topics such as Medication Reconciliation and daily work-flow and follow-up care of stroke patients.

During your rotation, the senior neurology residents leads the team and are a great resource. If you have questions please don't hesitate to ask them or your fellow or staff questions!

Teaching Schedule:

  • Monday
    • AM (11:00-12:00) A450 - Neurology Sub-specialty Lecture Series (check with your staff/Sr resident for confirmation)
    • AM (12:00-13:00) Stroke Imaging Rounds - joint rounds with Neurology/Neuroradiology - Gelato Room (Ground floor, between A-wing and the Cancer Centre)
  • Tuesday AM (11:30-12:30) A450 - Stroke Teaching Rounds (check with your staff/Sr resident for confirmation)
  • Wednesday AM (11:00-12:00) C4 - General Neurology/Stroke Neurology On-ward/bedside teaching (led by attending staff
  • or Sr resident)
  • Thursday AM (11:30-12:30) A450 - Neurology Case Presentation/Phenomenology Rounds
  • Thursday PM (16:30-17:30) SG22 - Brain Sciences Rounds

NIHSS and Stroke Guidelines

  • Please see below for a series of PDFs organized by topic.
  • Learn How to do the NIH Stroke Scale:


Our colleagues in Calgary have put together an awesome reference for ASPECT Score in Acute Stroke:

  • Please checkout this Resource and get certified!

To access these PDFs and slides, please request access by sending an email to:

Please note that you must be part of our institution as a trainee, fellow, or staff to gain access.

Hospital-specific Protocols - please follow this LINK*

  • The above link provides hospital-specific protocols including, Code Stroke, TPA orders, Admission orders (which should not be used in paper format - use the electronic version), and supporting guidelines. Also, there are hospital-specific guidelines for management of anti-coagulation, reversal of blood thinners and TPA, and other useful information.
  • * Please note that you will need your network Login and Password to access this information.