Teaching Overview


Mark's Choice


We have divided our teaching goals into six categories. The goal of all our education is to integrate nurses, physicians and therapists into didactic, case-based and bed-side experiential learning sessions.

Based on feedback from Nepali healthcare providers, our teams will be focused on the following projects over the next two years:

Green Pastures Rehabilitation Hospital - Pokhara

I. Sexuality following neurological injury

Two one-day workshops focused on

  • Basic sexuality
  • How to talk to our patients and families

II. Spinal cord injury

  • Bowel and bladder care
  • Autonomic dysreflexia
  • Clinical outcomes and implications
  • Translation of resources and education materials for clinicians, patients and families


Tansen Mission Hospital - Tansen

III. Swallowing following neurological injury

  • Treatment, management of dysphagia
  • Prevention of aspiration pneumonia

IV: Interprofessional Practice

  • Understanding the role of the interprofessional team
  • Translating theory into practice
  • Community reingration following neurological injury

V Pressur Ulcer Prevention and Management

  • Positioning to prevent skin breakdown
  • Wound care in Nepali context

VI. Child Development

  • Equipment and resource needs to set up an outpatient child development centre

Outpatient Stroke Cenre - Kathmandu

  • Outpatient treatment of the stroke client
  • Linking with Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada for information, mentorship and resources for translation

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