Sunday, April 18
Through the Mask: Staying Connected and Maintaining Compassion through Challenging Times
Tim Cunningham, DrPH MSN RN FAAN
In reflection of the traumas witnessed during 2020—COVID-19, the acute on chronic social injustice in the U.S., financial uncertainty, and navigation social distancing for the long-haul—this interactive presentation will offer some new and perhaps newly un-shelved ideas about how we move forward during great stress, together. Lessons learned from people around the globe will bring home a local message, one that we can bring back to our teams and families.
Monday, April 19
Understanding the “Bizarre” and “Unique” World of Epilepsy
“You must have a multiple personality disorder,” one man told me after witnessing a seizure. “Psychotic episode,” was a coworker's description. “Bizarre” and “unique,” wrote one of my doctors. Seizures come in many forms, and nurses are patients’ first source of calm after the storm. In this session, I share my personal journey, along with video clips. Recognizing uncommon seizures and different postictal states can help you better understand and care for your patients.