Online Education | Med-Surg | Neurological Impairments
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:
- Give two examples of potential complications in neuro patients.
- Describe the components of a neuro assessment.
- 2.41 Contact hours