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View posters in seven tracks, including epilepsy, stroke, trauma, and oncology. Earn up to 1.5 CE hours for evaluating 30 posters.

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#1 Improved Patient/Family Satisfaction After Implementation Of Family Rounds
Jane Aumick, RN CCRN

Objectives:

  1. Describe the rationale for implementing family rounds
  2. Design and implement an effective strategy to enhance communication and shared decision making with patients and their families on your neurosurgical critical care unit

#3 Seize The Moment: Creating An Inpatient Seizure Precaution Nursing Guideline
Katrina Beckman, MS RN CNS

Objectives:

  1. Describe process for developing an inpatient seizure precaution guideline
  2. Outline examples of ways to educate nurses on seizure precaution guideline

#4 An Overview Of Implementing The Ketogenic Diet In The Pediatric Population
Ann Beland, BSN RN

Objectives:

  1. Identify the make up of the ketogenic diet
  2. Discuss the process and what is required when implementing the Ketogenic Diet
  3. Describe the length of time before efficacy of diet is known and the system for post hospital support

#5 Applications Implications And Complications Of EEG Monitoring
Patricia Campbell, RN BSN

Objectives:

  1. Review the various types of EEG monitoring available
  2. Discuss the uses of EEG monitoring in the care of the neurologically injured patient
  3. State the possible barriers to EEG monitoring in the intensive care unit

#6 The Journey From A Neuro Trauma ICU To A Primary Certified Stroke Center ICU
Patricia Campbell, RN BSN

Objectives:

  1. Describe the basic requirements to become a primary certified stroke center
  2. List the resources available for certification of your stroke center
  3. Discuss the potential barriers to obtaining stroke certification
  4. Discuss the benefits of increasing practice to include stroke centered care in the ICU

#7 The Impact Of Empowered Rounding On Professional Nursing Practice Staff Satisfaction And Patient Satisfaction
Gladys Campbell, RN BSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Define empowered rounding
  2. Identify the eight key behaviors required to implement empowered rounding

#8 Results Of AutoLITT First-In-Man Phase 1 Clinical Trial For Recurrent Glioblastoma
Gail Ditz, RN BSN

Objectives:

  1. Identify a new technique (AutoLITT) available to treat recurrent GBM patients
  2. Determine saftey and efficacy of this new treatment approach (AutoLITT)

#9 Fall Prevention In The Neuroscience Population
Phyllis Dubendorf, RN MSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify typical fall risk and novel fall risk criteria upon assessment
  2. Differentiate fall strategies based upon typical and novel fall risk criteria

#10 Preventing Microaspiration And Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Susan Edwards, AND

Objectives:

  1. Define ventilator-associated pneumonia
  2. Describe 3 interventions for decreasing the risk of VAP
  3. Identify common VAP organisms
  4. Describe one diagnostic measure and treatment of VAP

#11 Paving The Pathway To Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) Certification
Barbara Fitzsimmons, MS RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Describe programs which build a foundation of neuroscience nursing knowledge for the new nursing graduate
  2. Explain methods to promote and encourage achievement of CNRN Certification
  3. Discuss strategies to maintain certification once it is attained

#12 Shhlurred Shhpeech? Acute Stroke Response Team To The Rescue!
Carrie Fountain AND CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Establish the benefits of implementing an ASRT to improve patient outcomes in terms of evidence-based best practices
  2. Discuss components and tools useful to an ASRT to assist in meeting and exceeding program requirements for Primary Stroke Centers
  3. Provide development strategies for implementation of an ASRT in any facility
  4. Highlight the European stroke study and how this may change current evidence based practice
  5. Discuss potential stumbling blocks encountered during creation and operation of an ASRT

#13 A Call To Passion: Meeting The Needs Of Persons With Acquired Brain Injury In The Community
Susan Fowler, PhD RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the long term needs of persons with acquired brain injury
  2. Identify local and regional services available to meet the ongoing needs of persons with acquired brain injury

#14 A Passion To Use Theory In Practice: Applying The Roy Adaptation Model To Neuroscience Populations
Susan Fowler, PhD RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss major components of the Roy Adaptation Model
  2. Identify patient and family modes of adapting to neurological diseases

 

#15 The Good The Bad And The Ugly—Propofol Infusion Syndrome
Karen Goldsmith, BSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the potential triggers for Propofol infusion syndrome
  2. List important symptoms indicating Propofol infusion syndrome

#16 Spinal Cord Tumors—What The Novice Nurse Needs To Know
Janine Goshorn, AND RN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the factors that are used to determine a treatment plan for the person with a spinal tumor
  2. Describe the mechanism by which radiotherapy and chemotherapy affect tumor biology
  3. Discuss potential adverse effects of therapies for spinal tumors and associated nursing implications

#17 Using Isoflurane To Treat Refractory Status Epilepticus In The ICU
Kjersten Grong, BSN

Objectives:

  1. List possible complications from the use of isoflurane
  2. Identify safety considerations when using isoflurane
  3. Define refractory status epilepticus

#18 Goodbye UTI: Nursing Innovations For Reducing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CA-UTIs)
Peggy Guin, PhD ARNP CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify five nursing interventions to decrease the incidence of CA-UTIs
  2. Discuss three interventions to decrease the incidence of urinary retention and neurogenic bladder

#19 Patient Falls: Prevention Strategies To Elevate Awareness And Reduce Incidence
Karen Hale, RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify 3 methods used to identify patients at risk for falling
  2. Identify 3 strategies to reduce patient falls

#20 Bedside Nurse To Nurse Handoff Report: A Unique Educational Opportunity
Milissa Hammers, RN

Objectives:

  1. Describe two benefits of bedside nurse to nurse handoff communication
  2. List three components of shift report which should be utilized
  3. Develop key patient educational points regarding bedside nurse to nurse handoff report

#22 Comparing The Perception Of Needs Of Family Members Visiting And Nurses And Physicians Working In The ICU
Janice Hinkle, RN PhD CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Describe the methodology used for this research study
  2. List the needs identified by family members visiting and nurses and physicians working in the ICU in this study
  3. Describe the implications of this research for providing care, developing new approaches, and setting visiting policies in ICUs

#23 A Newborn With A Brain Tumor: A Case For APNs Talking The Same Talk
Judie Holleman, MSN RN CPNP

Objectives:

  1. Identify roles of the advance practice nurse
  2. Review communication skills necessary for advance practice nurses
  3. Identify communication principles demonstrated through a case study

#24 Pain Assessment In Neurocritical Care: Defining Best Practice
Marianne Hujcs, MSN RN CCNS CCRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify strengths and weaknesses of current pain assessment tools for neurocritical care patients
  2. Describe 2 processes to generate evidence supporting pain documentation in nonverbal neurocritical care patients

#25 Neurocritical Care Orientation Competencies: Safe Passage For The Novice Nurse
Marianne Hujcs, MSN RN CCNS CCRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify evidence supporting key components for orientation competencies for the novice nurse transitioning in neurocritical care
  2. Describe one example of a competency based orientation model utilizing knowledge validation and patient safety as outcomes

#26 Dandy Walker Syndrome In Adults—How Many Shunts Are Enough?
Jan Humphrey, RN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the pathophysiology of this syndrome
  2. List the differences between the variations of DWS
  3. Describe the nursing interventions needed through the life span of the patient with this disorder

#27 Pipeline Embolization Device: The Next Frontier In Neurovascular Care
Jennifer Innis, NP

Objectives:

  1. Define indications for use of the pipeline embolization device
  2. Describe the action of the pipeline embolization device
  3. List potential benefits of the pipeline embolization device
  4. Describe preliminary findings in a small (n=15) group of patients who have undergone treatment with the pipleine embolization device

#28 Strategies To Prevent And Contain Clostridium Difficile Infections In Our Neuroscience Units
Jennifer Jackson, RN BSN MSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Explain different risk factors associated with C. difficile infection in the neuroscience patient population
  2. Discuss modes of C. difficile contamination in a neuroscience unit
  3. Describe strategies to prevent C. difficile infection in neuroscience units

#29 Celebrating Our Patients And Our Successes
Nora Kramer, RN MS CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Outline the history and logistics of creating a celebration event
  2. Demonstrate the impact on improved nurse satisfaction rates realized with the creation of a celebration event

#30 Optimizing Data Quality For Primary Stroke Centers
Kirsten Krummel-McCracken, RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss methods for improving capture of stroke patients within the facility by the stroke program
  2. Describe strategies for improving data collection and streamlining workflow
  3. Describe the impact of data quality

#31 Headaches In The Pediatric Cancer Population: When To Watch And When To Worry
Davonna Ledet, RN MSN MBA APN-BC

Objectives:

  1. Recall the epidemiology of childhood cancer
  2. Identify the pathophysiology of headache pain
  3. Relate the key components of the assessment of headache in pediatric oncology patients
  4. Illustrate the multiple etiologies/causations of headache in the pediatric cancer patient
  5. Assess the multiple treatment methods for acute, subacute, and chronic headache in pediatric cancer patients

#32 Epidemiology Demographics And Outcome Of Traumatic Brain Injury
Lori Madden, RN MS ACNP-BC CCRN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Describe three factors influencing outcome in the TBI population
  2. Compare and contrast outcome data found in the study population and published data

#33 Save A Glacier: Who Needs Ice To Assess Swallow?
Carolyn Maidl, BSN RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify two "hands off" symptoms a nurse would identify putting a patient at risk for aspiration
  2. Describe situations when a dysphagia screen should be performed

#34 Listen To What I'm Not Saying: Assessing Pain In Non-verbal Patients In Critical Care
Carolyn Maidl, BSN RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify 2 pain assessment tools utilized in critical care
  2. Explain the differences between the PAINAD and CPOT pain assessment tools

#35 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy For Treatment Of Cerebral Air Embolism
Jennifer Manns, RN BSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify causes of arterial gas embolism
  2. Discuss the indications for HBO therapy in patient with aterial gas embolism
  3. Discuss nursing care of the patient undergoing HBO therapy

#36 Hospitalization Of The Parkinson Patient: A Tremulous Experience For All
Rebecca Martine, MSN RN CCRN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify five common causes of hospitalization for the Parkinson population
  2. Explain management strategies specific to Parkinson patients in an acute care setting

#37 Brodmann Centennial: A Celebration
Jeanne Masters, RN MSN CCRN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Describe Brodmanns contributions to localization in the cerebral cortex from a historical perspective
  2. Foster appreciation for the current application of Brodmanns work

#38 Expanding The Window Raising The Bar For Patient Safety
Claranne Mathiesen, MSN RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify the inclusion / exclusion criteria for use of intravenous alteplase
  2. Describe the decision making in extending the window for intravenous altepase
  3. Apply the data available from multi modality imaging and advanced endovascular techniques to provide acute stroke rescue
  4. Discuss metrics useful in evaluating safety, efficacy and patient outcomes after acute stroke interventions

#39 Neurotransmission: Neuroscience Nurses Raising Awareness In The Community
Joseph McBride, RN BSN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the impact of community education on disease prevention and recovery
  2. Describe three activities designed to increase the neuroscience nurse's involvement in community outreach

#40 A Nurse's Professional Passion To Finding The Needle In The Haystack With NORSE Syndrome
Melissa Moreda, RN BSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the difficulty of diagnosing this refractory status epilepticus
  2. Describe the challenges of sustaining survival while awaiting a diagnosis

#41 Bridging The Stroke Program Synapses: Electronic Medical Record Innovations
Kathy Morrison, MSN RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Summarize the process for creation of various electronic forms
  2. Relate the successful outcomes related to synthesis of evidence-based practice and electronic medical record

#42 Stereotactic Radiosurgery: A Comparison Of Delivery Methods
Carole Muto, RN BSN CPAN

Objectives:

  1. Define stereotactic radiosurgery
  2. Compare and contrast the delivery methods of SRS in the treatment of neuroscience abnormalities

#43 Development Of A Neuroscience Center Of Excellence
Adrienne Oden, MS RN

Objectives:

  1. Identify the methods to determine the feasibility of developing a Neuroscience Center of Excellence
  2. Discuss the steps involved in the development of an interdisciplinary team for the creation of protocols, pathways, education and order sets
  3. Discuss how to recruit, train and develop a specialty nursing team for the operating room and the neuro unit

#44 Facts And Fables Of Plagiocephaly
Renee Orris, CRNP

Objectives:

  1. Discuss three facts about plagiocephaly
  2. Discuss three non-factual topics about plagiocephaly

#45 The Rocky Road To Epilepsy Surgery: A Case Study
Lisa Ortiz, RN BSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Describe the diagnostic steps for patients undergoing epilepsy surgery
  2. Discuss the nurses role in post-operative management of patients undergoing epilepsy surgery
  3. List 2 possible complications of epilepsy surgery

#46 Strategies To Minimize Postoperative Ileus
Renee Pack, RN MSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify 3 contributing factors for postoperative ileus
  2. Identify 3 preventative measures for postoperative ileus

#47 Navigating Spine A System Strategy For Spine
Renee Pack, RN MSN CNRN, Susan Torti, RN MBA, Julianne M. Renz MBA PT, and Brett A. Kim, MBA MPT ATC

Objectives:

  1. Identify the value of using collective resources in managing spine
  2. Identify 2 outcomes improved by the spine navigator concept

#48 A Professional Practice Model Allows You To Take Your Passion And Make It Happen
Joseph Pearce, RN BSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify five key principles associated with staff nurse decisional involvement
  2. Relate six key components included in the shared governance professional practice model of a twice designated Magnet hospital
  3. Describe three pragmatic strategies and three tools to utilize within the learners practice setting to enhance neuroscience practice standards and nurse satisfaction through a decisional involvement model

#49 There Ain't Nothin Like A Drain: Safe Care Of The Patient With A Ventriculostomy In The Acute Care Setting
Susan Prather, MSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Describe three assessment features significant for a patient with a ventriculostomy
  2. List two reasons for clamping the tubing of the ventriculostomy

#50 Following GDNF: A Four Year Follow-up After Bilateral Intraputamenal Infusion
Theresa Pretto, MSN RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. List two sustained motor effects of GDNF in one previously treated patient
  2. Identify the site of intraputamenal delivery within the basal ganglia of the brain

#51 Look For The Stamp: The Successful Implementaton Of A Stroke Performance Improvement Project
Bernadette Price, RN BSN MS

Objectives:

  1. Identify two barriers to meeting quality indicator standards for dysphagia screening and stroke education
  2. List three interventions which improved compliance with these standards

#52 Clinical Outcomes With Cladribine Tablets In The 96-week Phase III Double-blind Placebo-controlled CLARITY Study In Patients With Relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS)
Kottil Rammohan, MD

Objectives:

  1. Describe the clinical efficacy of cladribine given as 2 short-courses in patients with relapsin-remitting multiple sclerosis
  2. Define the short-course period treatment period

#53 Oligodendroglioma: The Good The Bad And The Ugly
Marilyn Reed, BSN

Objectives:

  1. Identify the good features of Oligodendroglioma
  2. Describe how the longer survival rate of patients can lead to the bad (recurrence) and the ugly
  3. Discuss how one patients journey necessitated one nurse to look outside the routine boundaries

#54 Radiosurgery: A Non-invasive Alternative To Neurosurgery
Debra Schultz, RN MS CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify the central nervous system disorders amenable to radiosurgery
  2. Discuss the benefits of radiosurgery for neuroscience patients
  3. Describe the education needs of patients undergoing radisurgical procedures

#55 Brain Metastases: The Common And The Uncommon
Alice Segers, RN BSN NE-BC

Objectives:

  1. Identify common primary sites for brain metastases
  2. Describe appropriate therapeutic approaches to brain metastases
  3. Discuss two case studies, one with a very common cancer (breast) and a second with a very rare tumor (cystic adenoid carcinoma of the trachea), that both developed brain metastases

#56 Effective Staff Stroke Education Can Be Fun
Kim Shappell, BS RN CNRN EMT

Objectives:

  1. Describe alternative methods for presenting stroke education to staff
  2. Dicsuss the benefits of utilizing alternative education techniques

#58 Sharing Neurological Expertise- Development Of A High Risk Obstetrical Education Course
Maureen Smith, RN MSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Detail potential neurological complications of eclampsia, to include recurrent seizures, intracranial hemorrhage, stroke, cerebral edema and pituitary apoplexy
  2. Relate the content associated with neurological care included within a high risk obstetrical course and the associated learner competency assessment methods
  3. Discuss key nursing and collaborative team actions that assured a positive outcome for an obstetrical patient with eclampsia whose vague complaints quickly accelerated into a neurological emergency

#59 Stroke...Stroke...Stroke...Captaining Your Crew To The Gold Standard Of Care
Stacy Smith, RN MSN CNRN CCRN

Objectives:

  1. Outlines the process for Primary Stroke Center (PSC) designation by The Joint Commission
  2. Defines the performance measures for Primary Stroke Centers
  3. Describes strategies for improving performance with The Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center performance measures
  4. Identifies potential, common hurdles encountered during pursuit of Primary Stroke Center designation and successful strategies to overcome them
  5. Reports one hospitals journey to attaining and sustaining Primary Stroke Center designation and American Heart Association Gold Performance Achievement award

#60 Melanoma - Brain Invader: Raise Awareness To Save Lives
June Spickofsky, MA RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Describe melanoma & relationship to metastatic brain cancer
  2. Identify risk factors & symptoms
  3. Discuss screening & prevention

#61 Guillain Barre And The Campylobacter Jejuni Connection
Amy Streichert, RN BSN

Objectves:

  1. Identify modes of transmission and symptoms of c-jejuni
  2. Identify complications of GBS
  3. Identify nurses role in educating patients for early intervention of GBS

#62 Catching The Wave: Intracranial Pressure Waveform Interpretation
Amy Streichert, RN BSN

Objectives:

  1. Identify and describe ICP waveforms and interpretation of readings
  2. Identify factors contributing to inaccurate wave forms and troubleshooting techniques

#63 Whoa Nelly!!!! Slow Down And Understand Cauda Equina Syndrome
Jeanine Swails, RN MSN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Explain the evolution of Cauda Equina Syndrome, and the presenting signs and symptoms
  2. Construct the anatomy associated with Cauda Equina Syndrome
  3. Identify the appropriate treatment for Cauda Equine Syndrome

#64 Within These Walls: Thinking Outside The Box To Develop An Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Holly Tavianini, RN MSHSA CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Detail the benefits of video-electroencephalography in the comprehensive evaluation of patients with epilepsy
  2. Identify three strategies to successfully address barriers related to implementation of an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
  3. Discuss considerations to address in the implementation of an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

#65 Sharing The Passion: Paying It Forward Through Organizational Mentoring For Neuroscience Nursing Excellence
Holly Tavianini, RN MSHSA CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Describe a quality improvement project that resulted in enhanced outcomes for complex surgical spine patients
  2. Identify a minimum of five pragmatic strategies to enhance an organizational mentoring experience" both as the mentor and as the one being mentored
  3. Relate a minimum of three positive outcomes that can be achieved through organizational mentoring

#66 Exploring Recovery Needs Following Mild To Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury In The Older Adult
Hilaire Thompson, PhD RN CNRN FAAN

Objectives:

  1. Describe 2 changes that occur following mild to moderate TBI in the older adult
  2. Identify 2 implications of the study for improvement of patient care for older adults following TBI

#67 Operation Collaboration: Promoting Parent And Patient Generated Medication And Rehabilitation Schedules
Tracy Tidwell, MSN APRN PNP FNP

Objectives:

  1. Describe the two family-centered care initiatives involved in Operation Collaboration
  2. Identify two positive outcomes from implementing parent involvement in the plan of care

#68 Where There Is Smoke There Is: Moyamoya
Allison Tuppeny, MSN RN CCRN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify the presenting signs and symptoms associated with Moyamoya and the work up involved in the diagnosis
  2. Distinguish the various medical and surgical options for the care of a Moyamoya patient
  3. Review the education vital to the patient and family in the pre as well as post operative process

#69 An Interdisciplinary Approach To NPH Treatment
Allison Tuppeny, MSN RN CCRN CNRN

Objectives:
1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of normal pressure hydrocephalus from a variety of other diagnoses
2. Integrate interdisciplinary therapies into a multimodal approach to normal pressure hydrocephalus care.

#70 Chiari Malformation With Syringomyelia
Tammy Tyree, MSN ACNP CNRN CCRN

Objectives:

  1. Define Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia
  2. Identifies 3 potential symptoms related to Chiari Malformation with Syringomyelia

#71 A New Twist On Stroke Education: Creating Stroke Detectives At School
Gayle Watson

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the role of school aged children in a stroke awareness program
  2. Identify opportunities for community outreach within the stroke program

#72 Mapping The Journey: Optimizing Comfort Care For The Neuroscience Patient
Wendy Worden, RN BSN CCRN

Objectives:

  1. Recognize impact of cultural differences on preferred practices during end of life
  2. Discuss principles of nursing care for patients requiring comfort care
  3. Facilitate a personalized End of Life Journey with your Neuroscience patient

#74 Triple-H Therapy In The Management Of Vasospasm In Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients
Elizabeth Kozub, RN MS CNRN CCRN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the components of triple-H therapy and the rationale for use
  2. Describe two types of invasive hemodynamic monitoring used in the treatment of aneurysmal vasospasm

#75 The Role Of The APN In The Management Of Neuroinfectious Diseases
Carey Heck, MS MSN CRNP CS CCRN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the morbidity and mortality associated with three neuroinfectious diseases
  2. Describe the role of the APN in the identification, diagnosis and management of neuroinfectious diseases

#76 Visual Dysfunction Resulting from Traumatic Brain Injury
Kim Meyer, MSN ACNP-BC CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Review common visual deficits occurring after TBI
  2. Identify vision related anatomical structures susceptible to injury during head trauma
  3. Discuss treatment modalities to improve post-traumatic visual dysfunction

#77 Vestibular and Hearing Dysfunction Related to Traumatic Brain Injury
Kim Meyer, MSN ACNP-BC CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Review vestibular and hearing complaints associated with TBI
  2. Discuss methods to evaluate post-traumatic vestibular dysfunction
  3. Identify treatment methods for vestibular dysfunction

#78 Cerebral Microdialysis: Integration Into A Mulit-modality Model And Nursing Implications In Neurocrititcal Care
Mary Presciutti, RN CCRN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify intracranial monitoring parameters
  2. Discuss clinical conditions associated with elevated lactate/pyruvate ratio

#79 Poliomyelitis: Today and Tomorrow
Debra Hanna, PhD RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Explain the reason that different strains of poliomyelitis result in different illness trajectories
  2. Discuss the current global situation with epidemics and imported outbreaks
  3. Discuss global and future implications for neuroscience nurses to be able to address the future care issues related to this neurological illness

#80 Neuroscience Nurses In The Lead - Effective Support Group Leadership
Susan More, RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Identify three reasons chronically ill neuroscience patients may benefit from support groups
  2. Describe four stages of group development
  3. State four traits of successful group leaders

#81 Don't Insert That Catheter! Prevention Of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
Sue Pugh, MSN RN CNRN CRRN

Objectives:

  1. Assess their institutions high risk points for CAUTI
  2. Develop an action plan for how to improve CAUTI in at their institution specifically in the neuroscience population

#82 Advancing The Art And Science Of Care Along The Journey Of Brain Tumors
Patricia Anthony, BSN RN CNRN

Objectives:

  1. Discuss Brain tumor facts
  2. Describe the journey of assessment to evaluation of treatment of persons diagnosed with a brain tumor
  3. Delineate nursing strategies to educate and support patients and caregivers throughout the continuum of care

 

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