Conference 2017 | Annual Neuroscience Nursing Symposium

Shoreline, WA US
March 3, 2017

State of the Art and Science of Neuroscience Nursing

Friday | March 3, 2017 

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Who Should Attend this Conference?

Registered nurses and other health professionals involved in the care of persons with nervous system dysfunction in a variety of clinical settings.

About this Conference:

This annual conference provides an update on new developments, evidence-based practice and the art of neuroscience nursing practice. This year’s topics are presented by regional and national experts and teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case study analysis.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss how helmet technology can reduce the incidence of concussions in sports.
  2. Apply state of the science evidence to care of the severe TBI patient.
  3. Discuss the mechanisms of action and indications for usage of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs).    
  4. Describe the anatomy of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) and how to use simple patterns to localize neuro lesions.    
  5. Articulate the impact of pituitary dysfunction following brain insult on hormone regulation, symptoms and outcomes.    
  6. Identify 3 changes in the seizure classification system.
  7. Summarize Interventional Neuroradiology for acute ischemic stroke, including indications, techniques, benefits, potential adverse effects, and peri-procedural care.


  • Concussion and the Helmet
  • Exploring Updated Guidelines and Current Controversies in Care of the Severe TBI Patient  
  • Update on Anticoagulants and Reversal Agents (Rx)   
  • The Ins and Outs of Neuromuscular Disease: Case Examples
  • Hormone Problems? It's All in Your Head!
  • AANN Epilepsy and Seizure Guidelines
  • Interventions for Acute Stroke

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Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.30 Contact hours
  • 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Event starts: 
03/03/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/03/2017 - 4:55pm
Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States

Available Credit

  • 7.30 Contact hours
  • 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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