Week 10: Neurological Impairment (Med-Surg Onsite 2017)
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Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this session, you will be able to:
- Give one example of how a neurologic deficit on assessment correlates with neuro anatomy and disease process.
- Give one example of how a nursing intervention can prevent a complication of immobility in the neuro patient.
- List two common care interventions for patients with neurologic impairment.
Joni B. Herrington, MN, RN-BC, CNRN, SCRN, ACNS-BC
Neuroscience/Rehabilitation Clinical Nurse Specialist, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle