Stroke Care

An evidence index for health care providers caring for stroke patients.

Best Practice Recommendations

Dysphagia and Aspiration Following Stroke




Learning Modules

Nova Scotia Health Learning Modules

The following eLearning courses are available on the Nova Scotia Health Learning Management System (LMS):

  • Stroke Swallow Screening Tool
    This course guides HCPs through the NS Stroke Swallow Screening Tool (provincial form) which is to be used on all patients admitted with stroke, prior to the initiation of any oral intake.
  • Dysphagia Diet Initiation Protocol (DDIP) and Dysphagia Diet Advancement Protocol (DDAP)
    This course guides HCPs through DDIP & DDAP tools used to initiate diet after a patient failed a Stroke Swallow Screen.


Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) eLearning

Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs):


Nova Scotia Health Patient Pamphlets

Community Resources