This one-day seminar is designed for registered nurses who wish to improve nursing ability to perform and document accurate neurologic assessment, respond appropriately to acute neurologic changes, understand common neurological diagnoses such as seizures, hemorrhages and strokes and the appropriate treatment and management for each.
1. Explain the clinical significance of neurologic exam findings and correlate deficits to appropriate locations of the brain
2. Discuss intracranial dynamics and mechanism for secondary injury.
3. Discuss components of traumatic brain injury (TBI) related to concussion, contusion, hemorrhages associated with TBI and evidence-based guidelines for the management of TBI.
4. Specify the clinical presentations and latest treatment recommendations for the epileptic and stroke population
5. Describe the indications for surgery vs. endovascular treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
6. Identify the most common aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage complications and appropriate interventions for each.
Tracey Anderson, MSN, CNRN, FNP-BC
7:30 - 8:00
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:30
Neurologic Exam & Clinical Significance
9:30 - 9:45
9:45 - 10:30
10:30 - 10:45
Concussion vs. Contusion
10:45 - 11:30
Traumatic Brain Injury
11:30 - 12:30
Lunch (on your own)
12:30 - 1:15
1:15 - 2:15
2:15 - 2:30
2:30 - 3:00
Surgery vs. Endovascular Treatment for Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
3:00 - 3:30
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Complications
3:30 - 3:45
Case Study Presentation
3:45 - 4:00