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NEURO-APP

ADVANCED CARE FOR NEUROSCIENCE PATIENTS

January 20–23, 2021 | Virtual

Schedule

All times are in the Central time zone (CST). Sessions marked with an asterisk (*) will be available only as a live session. There will not be recordings of these sessions available.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Pre-Conference Sessions

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

*Understanding Neuro Imaging – A Review of Basic Radiology, Test Selection and Case Study Review

Tracey Anderson, MSN FNP-BC ACNP-BC CNRN
Benjamin Liu, MD

Pharmacology hours: 0.25 CE

*EEG Essentials for Advanced Practice Nurses

Madona Plueger, MSN APRN ACNS-BC CNRN FAES
Mark Stecker, MD PhD
Mona Stecker, DNP NP-BC CNRN SCRN

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Welcome

8:15 am – 8:25 am

Educational Sessions

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Primary Brain Tumors: Work-up and Managment

Sarah Beam, MSN APRN ACNP-BC CCRN CNRN

Neuromuscular Diseases: GBS, MG, and ALS

Cynthia Bautista, PhD APRN FNCS FCNS
Pharmacology Hours: 0.5 CE

9:35 am – 10:35 am

Movement Disorders/Pre-surgical evaluation for DBS

Mark Stecker, MD PhD

Work-up and Management of Epilepsy

Madona Plueger, MSN APRN ACNS-BC CNRN FAES

Break

10:35 am – 10:50 am

Educational Sessions

10:50 am – 11:50 am

Breaking Bad: The Toxicology of Street Drugs and Their Neuro Effects

Kristin Slown, PharmD BCCCP BCPS
Pharmacology Hours: 1 CE

Management and Special Considerations for the Geriatric Trauma Patient

Michele Grigaitis-Reyes, DNP FNP-BC CNRN FAAN
Pharmacology Hours: 0.25 CE

11:55 am – 12:55 pm

Unmasking the Neurological Impact of Covid 19

Mary Guanci, MSN RN CNRN SCRN
Pharmacology Hours: 0.33 CE

Exhibitor Session

1:05 pm – 1:35 pm

Educational Sessions

1:40 pm – 2:40 pm

Neuroendocrine Disorders in Neurosurgery

Anthony Digiorgio, DO

Concussion Evaluation and Symtomatic Treatment of Post-Concussive Syndrome

Daniel McGuire, MS RN AGACNP-BC

Break

2:40 pm – 2:55 pm

Educational Sessions

2:55 pm – 3:55 pm

Critical Care Management of the Neuro Patient

Joshua Medow, MD PhD MS FACS FCCM

Management and Stabilization of Acute Spine Injury

Ebonye Green, MNSc RN APRN ACNPC-AG CNRN ENLS
Pharmacology Hours: 0.25 CE

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Animated Strokes in Animated Folks

Daiwi Olson, PhD RN CCRN FNCS

Bring It On.....Can You Save This Patient?

Cynthia Bautista, PhD APRN FNCS FCNS

Opening Reception

5:10 pm – 5:55 pm

Cocktails and Networking

Friday, January 22, 2021

Educational Sessions

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Management of Non-Operative Spine Injuries

Ebonye Green, MNSc RN APRN ACNPC-AG CNRN ENLS
Pharmacology Hours: 0.25 CE

The Absurd History of and Development of ICP As a Fundamental Construct

Daiwai Olson, PhD RN CCRN FNCS

9:35 am – 10:35 am

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES)

Joshua E. Medow, MD PhD MS FACS FCCM

Spinal Cord Injury Management in the Acute Care Setting

Daniel McGuire, MS RN AGACNP-BC

Break

10:35 am – 10:50 am

Educational Sessions

10:50 am – 11:50 am

Management of Severe TBI

Anthony Digiorgio, DO

Notable Neurological Findings from Head to Tail

Cathy Cartwright, DNP RN-BC PCNS FAAN

Non-CE Symposia

11:55 am – 12:55 pm

Break

12:55 pm – 1:10 pm

Educational Sessions

1:10 pm – 2:10 pm

Pain and Sedation In the Neuro Patient

Kristin Slown, PharmD BCCCP BCPS
Pharmacology Hours: 1 CE

Infections of the Pediatric Central Nervous System

Donna Wallace, MS RN CPNP
Pharmacology Hours: 0.5 CE

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Evaluation and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

Michele Grigaitis-Reyes, DNP FNP-BC CNRN FAAN
Pharmacology Hours: 0.25 CE

What's Wrong With My Baby's Head?

Cathy Cartwright, DNP RN-BC PCNS FAAN

Break

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Exhibitor Session

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Educational Session

4:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Law and Order for Neuroscience Nurses and Neuroscience APPs

Lorie Brown, MN JD RN

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Post-Conference Session

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

*Anesthesia 101 for the Neuroscience Nurse: Understanding Its Role and Use in the Neuroscience Patient Population along the Continuum of Care

Cynthia Blank-Reid, MSN RN TCRN CEN
Caleb Rogovin, MS CRNA CCRN TCRN CEN

 

Continuing Education Credit

The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP: 13331).

Successful completion: Participants must be registered for the conference and attend the session(s). Attendees can be awarded 1 nursing contact hour for every 60-minute educational session they attend and evaluate. Each participant will receive a username and password to complete an online evaluation. Participants must complete a form for each session they attend and an overall conference evaluation to receive contact hours.

Contact hours available for each component of the event are as follows:
• Pre-conference workshop: 4 CE hours
• Post-conference workshop: 4 CE hours
• Neuroscience Advanced Practice Provider Educational Meeting: 24 CE hours (this is just content, no pre/post sessions)