Online Education | Med-Surg | Neurological Impairments

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Neurological Impairment

This module covers the components of a thorough neurological assessment and gives a review and update of the backgrounds and treatments of neurological trauma and disease. 


Joni B. Herrington, MN, RN-BC, CNRN, ACNS-BC
Neuroscience/Rehabilitation Clinical Nurse Specialist, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA


Comments from Past Participants

"I learned a lot of new information about different neurologic problems, and I understand that a very good neuro assessment and monitoring is key to providing the best care for patients and their families."

"I realized that during my usual neuro assessments, I was testing the same couple nerves over and over again. Now, after viewing this lecture, I know a few simple tests I can use to assess a variety of nerves."


Objectives for Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Give two examples of potential complications in neuro patients.
  2. Describe the components of a neuro assessment.

Additional Information

Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 2.41 Contact hours

Available Credit

  • 2.41 Contact hours


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