Conference 2018 | Update in Neuroscience

Thursday | September 6, 2018 

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Target Audience

For healthcare professionals including all level of nurses and other professionals involved in the care of persons with nervous system dysfunction in a variety of outpatient and inpatient clinical settings.



Get your annual update in new research and guidelines, evidence-based practice and the art of neuroscience nursing practice. This event is a great opportunity to ask neuroscience questions and explore answers with speakers and other attendees and to network with colleagues in the specialty. Topics are presented by regional and national experts, and teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case study analysis. 

New add-on this year—free audio proceedings will be available after the conference to all attendees.


4 Benefits of Attending This Conference

  • Dialogue with experts in your field—ask questions and explore answers.
  • Discover new mentoring opportunities.
  • Network with your peers.
  • Recharge your passion for health care—boost your career.


Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Describe the advantages and the disadvantages, inclusion and exclusion criteria, and history and future development of minimally invasive spine surgery.
  2. Describe changes in brain mechanisms that result from the trauma of war.
  3. Explain status of work access and challenges among major neurological disability groups.
  4. Describe the proposed mechanism of migraine.
  5. Summarize current treatments in stroke and who qualifies for these treatments.


Provided By

UW School of Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education



American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, Northwest-Seattle Chapter
UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center
UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center



  • Acute on Chronic Pain Management Speaker TBD
  • Advances in Management of Migraine Donald Bright
  • Neurologic Disorders and Vocational Re-Engagement Robert Fraser
  • Neuroscience and the Brain in the Environment of War: PTSD, TBI and Other Consequences Stephen Hunt
  • Primary Brain Tumors Lynne Taylor
  • Stepping into the Stream: Current Treatment in Stroke Michael Previti
  • The State of the Art in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Jeffrey Roh


Professional Credit

ANCC logo. Accreditation Information 


Learn More About the Registration/CE Process?

Click here for the seven easy steps for registering and and earning CE contact hours.


Registering a Group or Employee?

Fill out our Group/Employee Registration Form. The registration manager will process your request and notify by email.


Software Requirements


  • Contact hours: 7.30
  • Event starts: Thu, Sep 06, 2018 - 8:00 am
  • Event ends: Thu, Sep 06, 2018 - 4:40 pm
  • Available: Mon, Jun 04, 2018
  • Unavailable: Fri, Sep 06, 2019
  • Price: $309.00


UW Tower Auditorium
4333 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105