Exhibit Opportunity 2015 | Neuroscience Nursing Symposium

Shoreline, WA US
March 6, 2015

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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.

Target audience

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


Expected audience

100 - 125 attendees


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You can reserve online and pay by check later by filling out the Exhibitor Payment Form.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this conference, participants will be better able to:

  1. Compare and contrast safety and efficacy of target-specific oral anticoagulants to warfarin.
  2. Discuss the pathophysiology, clinical presentation and current management for youth sports concussions.
  3. Describe two subtle symptoms of increased intracranial pressure.
  4. Discuss strategies to care for patients with neurological dysfunction.
  5. Discuss evidence-based pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for patients who have psychiatric and primary neurological disorders.
  6. Describe the latest disease-modifying therapies for multiple sclerosis.
  7. Discuss current controversies in the management of increased intracranial pressure.

Additional Information

  • Oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention
  • Concussion
  • Craniotomy
  • Neurological dysfunction
  • Primary neurological disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Intracranial pressure


Course summary
Event starts: 
03/06/2015 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/06/2015 - 4:30pm
Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States

Patricia A. Blissitt, PhD, RN, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS, CCM, ACNS-BC, Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Specialist, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical
Center, Seattle and Swedish Medical Center, Seattle; Clinical Assistant Professor, BNHS

James Bowen, MD, Medical Director, Multiple Sclerosis Center, Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle; Clinical Associate Professor of
Neurology, UW School of Medicine

Dean Hamilton, DNP, MN, ARNP, Lead Nurse Practitioner, Cerebrovascular Surgery, Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle

Stanley A. Herring, MD, Medical Director, Sports, Spine and Orthopedic Health, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

Tatiana Sadak, PhD, PMHNP, ARNP, Assistant Professor of Geriatric Mental Health, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, UW
School of Nursing; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar; Geriatric Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Wellness and
Dementia Care, Lynnwood

Charlotte Smith, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, UW School of Medicine

Ann K. Wittkowsky, PharmD, CACP, FASHP, FCCP, Director, Anticoagulation Services, Department of Pharmacy, UW Medicine/UW Medical
Center, Seattle; Clinical Professor, UW School of Pharmacy


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