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Thursday, March 21

Pre-Conference Workshops

8 am–5 pm (8 Contact Hours)

(001) Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) Course

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neurocritical Care
Course Director: Mary Kay Bader, MSN RN CCNS FAHA FNCS

8 am–noon (4 Contact Hours)

(002) 3D Brain and Spine Anatomy and Pathology

Level: Intermediate
Track: Anatomy
Linda Littlejohns, MSN RN CNRN SCRN FAAN

(003) Immersive Learning SIM-Lab

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Course Director: Megan Keiser, DNP RN CNRN SCRN CNCE ACNS-BC NP-C

Pre-Conference Workshops

1–3 pm (2 Contact Hours)

(004) Basic Neuroimaging: More Than Fifty Shades of Grey

Level: Beginner
Track: Anatomy
Cathy Cartwright, MSN RN FAAN; Rachel Malloy, MSN RN CNRN SCRN

1 pm–5 pm (4 Contact Hours)

(005) Secrets of the Neuroendocrine System: Understanding Puzzling, Perplexing and Complicated Patients

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Pharmacology Hours: 1
Cynthia Blank-Reid, MSN RN; Joseph Haymore, DNP ACNP-BC RN CCRN CNRN

(006) Patching Holes: A Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary CNS Lymphoma

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neuro-oncology
Pharmacology Hours: 1
Mary Elizabeth Davis, MSN RN CHPN AOCNS; Wayne Quashie, MSN CNS ACNS-BC AOCNS; Shanna C. Rittberg, ANP-BC CCRN; Malbora Manne, BSN RN CNRN; Helen Hong, NP

Newcomers Reception

5 pm–5:30 pm

Opening Reception with Posters and Exhibits

5:30 pm–7:30 pm

Agnes Marshall Walker Foundation (AMWF) Event After Dark

7:30 pm–10 pm

Friday, March 22

Agnes M. Marshall Keynote Address

8:00 am - 9:30 am

The American Nurse: Healing America

Carolyn Jones

Corporate Showcase

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Concurrent Sessions

10:30 am - 11:30 am (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(500) Being An Advocate

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neuro-Leadership
Cathy Cartwright, MSN RN-BC PCNS FAAN; Lawrence Chyall, MS RN CNRN; Ebonye Green, MNSc APRN ACCNS-AG CNRN

(501) Transcending Barriers to Self-Efficacy and Community Reintegration after Neurological Trauma

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neurotrauma
Rebecca Thompson, BA RN CNRN MHCA

(502) Death by Neurological Criteria: Concepts and Controversies

Level: Expert
Track: Neurocritical Care
Dea Mahanes, MSN RN CCNS CCRN CNRN

(503) Lines, Tables, and Bars, Oh My!

Level: Beginner
Track: Quality
DaiWai M. Olson, PhD RN CCRN FNCS; Sonja Stutzman, PhD

(504) Pediatric Migraine: The Zebra in the Room

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pediatric
Pharmacology Hours: 0.15
Kaitlyn Sahd-Brown, BSN RN CPN

(505) Take the Challenge: Managing Neurogenic Shock

Level: Intermediate
Track: Spine
Cynthia Bautista, PhD RN CNRN SCRN CCNS ACNS-BC FNCS

Corporate Showcase

12:15pm - 12:45pm

Bite Size Session, Exhibit Hall (0.5 Contact Hour)

1:15pm - 1:45pm

(506) Mission Statements - They're Not Just for Corporate 500 Businesses

Level: Beginner
Track: Quality
Cinda Loik, MBA BSN RN

1:15pm - 1:45pm (30-Minute Sessions, 0.5 Contact Hour)

(507) Agnes Marshall Walker Foundation (AMWF) Research Session

Level: Intermediate

(508) The Role of the Neuroscience Nurse in Transitioning Youth to Adult Healthcare

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pediatric
Cathy Cartwright, MSN RN-BC PCNS FAAN

(509) Implementing, Sustaining, and Growing Neurosciences Telehealth Programs

Level: Beginner
Track: Special Topics
Cristina Denton, MSN RN

(510) Finding Your Chapter's Magnitude

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development
Ariel Gilbert, BSN RN

(511) Epilespy Foundation

Level: Intermediate
Track: Epilepsy

(512) Hospital Coffee with a Side of Butter: The Modified Keto Diet for Brain Tumor Patients

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neuro-oncology
Jasmin Stefani, MSN FNP-C CNRN

1:55pm - 2:55pm (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(513) American Stroke Association Update

Level: Intermediate
Track: Stroke
JJ Baumann, MS RN CCNS-BC CNRN SCRN FNCS; Mary P. Amatangelo, DNP RN ACNP-BC CCRN CNRN SCRN

(514) The Heterogeneity of Brain Injury: Traumatic and Anoxic. What Is Different; What Is the Same; and What Don't We Know?

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neurotrauma
Patricia A. Blissitt, PhD ARNP-CNS CCNS CCM ACNS-BC CCRN CNRN SCRN

(515) Rocky Mountain High: Understanding Altitude Sickness and the Effect on Neuroscience Patients

Level: Beginner
Track: Special Topics
Pharmacology Hours: 0.25
Cynthia Blank-Reid, MSN RN CEN

(516) Playing with FIRE(S): What We Know and Don't Know About Febrile Illness-Related Epilepsy Syndrome in Children

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pediatric
Jennifer Coffman, JD BSN RN CNRN

(517) Beware of Your Bias! Fostering Great Leadership Skills

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neuro-Leadership
Panel Moderator: Twylia Lay, MS ACNP CNRN
Panelists: Ebonye Green, MNSc APRN ACCNS-AG CNRN; Mary Guanci, MSN RN CNRN SCRN; Maianh Tran-Allen, BSN RN CNRN

(518) Mentoring New Authors as a Group: A Strategy to Raise Practice to New Heights

Level: Expert
Track: Special Topics
Sherry Fox, PhD RN CNRN FAAN; Marilyn Reed, BSN RN CNRN

Bite Size Session, Exhibit Hall (0.5 Contact Hour)

3:10pm - 3:40pm

(519) Leveraging Technology for Intentional Safety Rounds in the Neuro ICU

Level: Intermediate
Track: Quality
Stacy Smith, MSN RN NE-BC CCRN CNRN

3:50pm - 4:20pm (30-Minute Sessions, 0.5 Contact Hour)

(520) Navigating the Maze of Prior Authorizations

Level: Advanced Practice
Track: APNU
Nancy E. Villanueva, PhD CRNP-BC CNRN

(521) The Spinal Fusion Pathway to Discharge: It Takes a Team!

Level: Intermediate
Track: Quality
Cindy Sullivan, MN ANP-BC RN CNRN; Virginia Prendergast, PhD NP-C CNRN FAAN

(522) Chapter Jeopardy

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development
Megan Clark, BSN RN CNRN

3:50pm - 4:50pm (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(523) Deep Brain Stimulation: Improved Patient Outcomes Utilizing Nurse Programmers

Level: Intermediate
Track: Movement Disorders
Pharmacology Hours: 0.25
Alisia Malta, BSN RN

(524) Little Brains—Big Surprises! Addressing the Knowledge Deficit in Pediatric Stroke

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pediatric
Loretta Sutherly, MS BSN RN-BC SCRN NVRN

(525) Let’s Talk About Women Living With Epilepsy: Challenges & Triumphs

Level: Advanced
Track: Epilepsy
Pharmacology Hours: 1
Natacha Jean-Noel, MSN NP-C CCRN

4:30pm - 5:00pm (30-Minute Sessions, 0.5 Contact Hour)

(526) Update on Intracranial Pressure Monitoring: What We Still Don't Know

Level: Beginner
Track: Neurocritical Care
Sonja Stutzman, PhD; Michael Rogers, BSN RN CCRN

(527) Empowering Nurses To Identify Large Vessel Occlusion in Acute Stroke

Level: Intermediate
Track: Stroke
Anna Verhage, MSN RN AGACNP-BC CNRN CCRN

(528) Interfacility Transfer Process Improvement: Free Your Mind: One Center’s Experience

Level: Intermediate
Track: Quality
Jennifer M. Henry, MSN NVRN-BC RN CNRN SCRN

5:10pm - 6:10pm (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(529) Special Focus Group: Neurotrauma

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(530) Special Focus Group: Neuromuscular/Movement Disorders

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(531) Applied Cervical Spine Anatomy and Pathophysiology

Level: Beginner
Track: Spine
Andrea L. Strayer, MS NP-C CNRN

(532) It's Just a Meningioma! Or is it? The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Primary Benign Brain Tumors

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neuro-oncology
Donna M. Avanecean, DNP MSN FNP-C RN CNRN

(533) Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: When to Coil, When to Clip

Level: Expert
Track: Stroke
Marilynn Maida, MSN RN APN CNRN

Saturday, March 23

Concurrent Sessions

7:00 am - 8:00 am (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(600) Special Focus Group: Spine

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(601) Special Focus Group: Pediatrics: Transition to Adult Care

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(602) A Long and Winding Road: Update on the Therapeutic Use of Cannabinoids in Neurologic Disorders

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pharmacology
Pharmacology Hours: 0.5
Mary Holmay, PhD RN; Kathryn O'Hara, RN; Patricia L. Bruno, BSN RN; Alice Mead, JK LLM

(603) Deciphering the Alphabet: Implementing the ABCDEF Bundle in a Neuro ICU

Level: Advanced
Track: Neurocritical Care
Lauren Macko, MSN RN ACCNS-AG CCRN SCRN

(604) NSQIP and Neurosurgery: Why Nursing Needs to Step into the Discussion to Improve Patient Care

Level: Intermediate
Track: QualityTrack
Pharmacology Hours: 0.25
Cynthia Blank-Reid, MSN RN CEN; Kathleen Campbell, BSN

Special Lecture

8:30am - 10:00am

The Future of Neurosurgery: Will a Robot Replace Your Surgeon?

Uzma Samadani, PHD MD FACS FAANS

Concurrent Sessions

10:30am - 11:30am (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(605) Knowing the Difference in Assessing Ischemic versus Hemorrhagic Stroke

Level: Intermediate
Track: Cerebrovascular
Pharmacology Hours: 0.25
Cynthia Bautista, PhD RN CNRN SCRN CCNS ACNS-BC FNCS

(606) Care of the Post-Hemicraniectomy patient receiving Targeted Temperature Management (TTM)

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neurocritical Care
Jean Pruitt, MN RN FNP-C CCNS CCRN CNRN SCRN; Taryn E. Hutton, MSN RN SCRN

(607) Publishing in the JNN and peer reviewed journals

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development
DaiWai M. Olson, PhD RN CCRN FNCS

(608) Development of an APRN-led Pediatric Stroke Center

Level: APNU
Track: Advanced Practice
Rebecca Kahler, MSN ARNP FNP-BC OCN

(609) CBD and the Web Spun by Charlotte - You Can Get It from your Doctor, a Dispensary or even on the Internet - A Nurse's Dilemma

Level: Beginner
Track: Epilepsy
Pharmacology Hours: 0.5
Patricia Dean, MSN RN ARNP CNRN; Aileen M. Rodriguez, APRN-BC RN

(610) A Review of the Use of Cerliponase Alfa in the Treatment of Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis Type 2 (Batten's Disease)

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pediatric
Erica Janita, BSN RN CPN

11:40 am - 12:10 pm (30-Minute Session, 0.5 Contact Hour)

(611) Leveraging Technology to Standardize the Neuro-Assessment: Enhancing Patient Safety

Level: Beginner
Track: Quality
Sylvia Saoud, MSN RN CNRN

(612) Panel Discussion of the updated Neuroscience Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neuroleadership
Janice L. Hinkle, PhD RN CNRN; Lori Kennedy Madden, PhD RN ACNP-BC CCRN CNRN; Daphny Grace M. Peneza, MSN RN CNOR CSSM

(613) A Circle of Concern: AV Fistula Formation

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pediatric
Jennifer Klein, FNP CNRN

(614) "Asleep" Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery - Comparing Surgical Methods and Patient Outcomes

Level: Beginner
Track: Movement Disorders
Margaret Lambert, BSN RN CNRN

(615) NO WAITING: New Oral Anticoagulants (NOAC) and Warfarin-Associated Intraverebral Hemorrhage (ICH) Reduces Timing of Door to Correction Interventions

Level: Intermediate
Track: Stroke
Pharmacology Hours: 0.15
Rosemary Olivier, RN SCRN

(SY2) Non CE Lunch Symposium - Sunovian Parkinson's

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions

12:40pm - 1:40pm (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(616) Special Focus Group: Neuro-oncology: Strategies to Address Survivorship in the Neuro-oncology Patient

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(617) Special Focus Group: Stroke

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(618) Refeeding What?: Neurocritical Care at Risk for Refeeding Syndrome

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neurocritical Care
Sarah Beth Thomas, MSN RN CCRN ENLS; Heidi J. Doucette, MSN BSN ACNS-BC CNRN

(619) The Neurobiology of Addiction: Opioids, Alcohol, and Beyond

Level: Beginner
Track: Anatomy
Marianne Beare Vyas, MSN ANP-BC CNRN

(620) Raising Your Chapter to its Fullest Height

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(621) Clinical Practice Guideline: Traumatic Brain Injury Update

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development
Pat Zrelak, PhD RN NEA-BC CNRN SCRN

Concurrent Sessions

1:50pm - 2:20pm (30-Minute Sessions, 0.5 Contact Hour)

(622) Long-Term Post-Acute Bioavailable Magnesium Supplementation for Seizure, Migraine, and Stroke Prophylaxis

Level: Expert
Track: Special Topics
Cindy Weidman, BSN RN

(623) The Next Christopher Columbus: Your Neuro Oncology Nurse Navigator!

Level: Beginner
Track: Neuro-Oncology
Jaclyn Garcia, BSN RN CNRN

(624) Nurse Initiated Quality Improvement for Acute Spine Precautions

Level: Intermediate
Track: Spine
Kathi Waite, MSN RN SCRN CNRN

(625) Reaching for the Highest Bar: Bedside Nursing Research - You Can Do It!

Level: Beginner
Track: Neurocritical Care
Sonja Stutzman, PhD; Michael Rogers, BSN RN CCRN

(626) Innovative Teaching Strategies to Grow and Engage Neuroscience Nurses

Level: Beginner
Track: Quality
Julie Pagel, MSN RN CCRN SCRN

Concurrent Sessions

2:35pm - 3:35pm (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(627) In-Hospital Stroke: We Can Do Better!

Level: Intermediate
Track: Stroke
Polly Davenport-Fortune, MSN RN NP; Bethany Firtler, BSN RN CNRN

(628) More Than Just a Wet Nose: Neurological Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Marylyn Kajs-Wyllie, MSN CCRN-K CNRN SCRN

(629) Pediatric Hydrocephalus - Dilemmas Under Pressure

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pediatric
Elizabeth Shannon, PhD PNP RNFA; Caitlin Coit, CPNP

(630) Stereotactic Radiosurgery: What, When, How?

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neuro-oncology
Robin Saiki, DNP ACNP; Amanda Brill, NP

(631) Neurological Complications, Nursing Care and Treatment Associated with Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: A Case Study

Level: Expert
Track: Special Topics
Pharmacology Hours: 0.15
Sarah Beth Thomas, MSN RN CCRN ENLS

(632) When Life Is Not Enough: The Assessment and Treatment of Suicide

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Lester Butt, PhD ABPP (RP)

Concurrent Sessions

3:45 pm - 4:15pm (30-Minute Sessions, 0.5 Contact Hour)

(633) Clinical Practice Guidelines Update

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(634) Road to Recovery: Experiences of Adolescent Athletes Post Sport Related Concussion

Level: Expert
Track: Pediatric
Jeanette Green, PhD ARNP CPNP-PC PMHS

(635) Impacting Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Quality Outcomes with Nurse-Initiated Care Team Visits

Level: Intermediate
Track: Quality
Nicole Bennett, MS RN CNRN SCRN; Melanie McCauley, MSN RN

(636) Curious Cases of Coccidioides Meningitis

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neurocritical Care
Andrew Alberts, BSN CCRN CNRN; Andie Gonzales, BSN RN CNRN; Brooke Wagner, MSN RN ACNS-BC CNRN

(637) Can Having Fun Cause a Stroke?

Level: Intermediate
Track: Stroke
Pharmacology Hours: 0.1
Erin M. Conahan, MSN RN CNRN SCRN

(638) Outstanding Chapter of the Year Presentation

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

Concurrent Sessions

4:30pm - 5:00pm (30-Minute Sessions, 0.5 Contact Hour)

(639) Clinical Practice Guidelines Update

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(640) Predictors of Long-Term Opioid Use Following Lumbar Fusion

Level: Advanced
Track: Spine
Pharmacology Hours: 0.5
Maureen Lall, PhD RN FNP-BC COHN-S

(641) Raise Em' Up: Post Orientation Mentoring Sessions to Fill The Knowledge Gap And Strategies To Get Them To Engage

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Christine Conrad, RN CCRN CNRN; Tori Holmes, BSN RN CCRN SCRN

(642) Powassan Virus Meningoencephalitis: A Pediatric Case Study

Level: Beginner
Track: Pediatric
Jenifer L. Sant MS CPNP CNRN

(643) Role of DNP in Neuroscience Service Line Development

Level: Intermediate
Track: Quality
Deborah Tran, MSN-ED RN SCRN; Stefanie Beavers, MSN RN NEA-BC SCRN

(644) Prevention of Vasospasm in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neurocritical Care
Lauren Cittadino, MS RN ACCNS-AG SCRN CNRN

Concurrent Sessions

5:15pm 6:15pm (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(645) Special Focus Group: Neuromuscular/Multiple Sclerosis

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(646) Special Focus Group: Epilepsy

Level: Intermediate
Track: Professional Development

(647) Cryptogenic Stroke: The Basics to the Sublime

Level: Intermediate
Track: Stroke
Pharmacology Hours: 0.25
Mary Amatangelo, DNP RN ACNP-BC CCRN CNRN SCRN

(648) Evidence-Based Procedure Competency for Advanced Practice Nurses

Level: Advanced
Track: APNU
Michelle Souris Kraemer, MSN CPNP CNRN

(649) Surgical Treatment Options for Spastic Diplegia

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neuromuscular
Ashley Humphrey, MSN RN CPN; Christy Monson, CPNP-AC CNRN

(650) Hold My Hand and Let's Walk Together. When the Time Comes - How to Help the Patient and Family Achieve a Good Death

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Michael Levy, RN ACNP-BC CNRN

Agnes Marshall Walker (AMWF) Event

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Defining Hope

Film screening and Q&A with producer Carolyn Jones

Sunday, March 24

Concurrent Sessions

7:00 am - 7:30 am (30-Minute Sessions, 0.5 Contact Hour)

(700) Cutting Through Hydrocephalus: An Overview of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy and Choroid Plexus Cauterization

Level: Advanced
Track: Pediatrics
Ashley Birch, MSN CPNP

(701) Fall Risk Reduction: Engaging the Bedside Nurse

Level: Beginner
Track: Quality
Lori Hanna, RN CNRN; Amy Alexander, DNP RN ACNS-BC CNRN; Megan Price, BSN RN

(702) Avoiding Pitfalls in the Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management of Pituitary Patients

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Pharmacology Hours: 0.05
Emily Rorden, MSN RN ACNP-BC CNRN SCRN CCRN

Special Lecture

8:00am - 9:45am

Saying Goodbye to Daniel: Reflections on Treatment Withdrawal

Lester Butt, PhD ABPP (RP)

Concurrent Sessions

9:55am - 10:55am (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(703) Unique yet Effective Engaging Teaching Modalities

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Ashley Humphrey, MSN RN CPN

(704) Women and Stroke: The Curse of the Double XX

Level: Intermediate
Track: Stroke
Pharmacology Hours: 0.25
Mary P. Amatangelo, DNP RN ACNP-BC CCRN CNRN SCRN

(705) The Use of Automated Pupillometry in Children

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pediatric
Jennifer Hayakawa, DNP CCRN CNRN

(706) Wake Me Up When It's Over! When Awake Craniotomy is the Wrong Thing to Do

Level: Intermediate
Track: Neuro-oncology
Michael Levy, RN ACNP-BC CNRN

(707) The Health Effects of Cannabis on Neurological Disorders: Therapeutic Benefits, Harms, and the Current State of the Literature

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pharmacology
Pharmacology Hours: 0.5
Marianne Beare Vyas, MSN ANP-BC CNRN

(708) It Doesn't Have to be Complicated: Succeeding in Post-thrombectomy Care

Level: Intermediate
Track: Stroke
Grace Potter, BSN RN SCRN

Concurrent Sessions

11:25 am - 12:25 pm (60-Minute Sessions, 1 Contact Hour)

(709) Using Humor to Raise your Practice to New Heights

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Cynthia Bautista, PhD RN CNRN SCRN CCNS ACNS-BC FNCS

(710) 'Waterworks' - Chiari I Malformation, Syringomyelia and CSF Flow: Treatment Strategies in Children

Level: Intermediate
Track: Pediatric
Theresa Gabay, MSN RN CNRN

(711) The Nuts and Bolts of Migraine: Evaluation and Review of Current and New Treatments for Migraine Headaches

Level: APNU
Track: Special Topics
Pharmacology Hours: 0.5
Amy Larson, APRN CNRN

(712) It’s Not an Aneurysm: Other Central Nervous System Vascular Lesions

Level: Intermediate
Track: Cerebrovascular
Nancy Villanueva, PhD ACNP-BC ANP-BCCNRN

(713) Neuro Nurses Take on Thrombectomy: Guidelines to Optimize Patient Care and Compliance with Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Requirements

Level: Intermediate
Track: Stroke
Lauryn Sykes, BSN RN; Rachel Orfei, BSN RN SCRN

(714) The Dementia Epidemic and Essentials to Know for the Neuroscience Nurse

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Pharmacology Hours: 0.5
Heidi Maloni, PhD NP CNRN

Concurrent Sessions

12:35 pm - 1:05 pm (30-Minute Sessions, 0.5 Contact Hour)

(715) Addressing Health Equity, Structural Violence, and Neuroscience: Creating a Plan for Action

Level: Expert
Track: Special Topics
Pharmacology Hours: 0.5
Amanda St. Ivany, PhD RN; Deanna Befus, PhD RN SANE

(716) Clipping, Coiling, Embolizing, Resecting and Revascularizing for Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disease

Level: Beginner
Track: Cerebrovascular
Jennifer Klein, FNP CNRN

(717) Living with Half a Brain – A Review of Rasmussen’s Encephalitis

Level: Intermediate
Track: Epilepsy
Laura Agueci, BSN RN CNRN

(718) Skin Biopsy as a New Potential Biomarker for Early Detection in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Level: Intermediate
Track: Special Topics
Jamie Cherup, DNP MSN FNP

(719) 'Array' of Hope: Nursing Implications for Tumor Treating Fields in Glioblastoma Multiforme

Level: Beginner
Track: Neuro-oncology
Estelle Doris, FNP-C CNRN

(720) Treatment Algorithm for Managing Concussions

Level: Beginner
Track:Craniocerebral Trauma
Seema Aggarwal, PhD RN NP-C

Meeting Objectives

WEB Posters

1. Create an environment to meet the learning needs of nurses from novice to expert levels of practice.
2. Provide opportunities to promote the advancement of neuroscience nursing.
3. Create avenues for networking and mentoring among neuroscience nursing colleagues.
4. Optimize patient care through exposure to innovative research and leading evidence-based practice.

Contact Hours

AANN is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Be aware of your own state board of nursing’s continuing education requirements, especially if you live in a state where continuing education is mandatory. Attendees can earn 1 contact hour for every 60 minutes of educational content by attending at least 90% of the session and completing and submitting evaluation forms within 30 days after the conference ends. The total number of contact hours that can be earned is as follows:

Preconference Workshops
8 contact hours for an 8-hour preconference
4 contact hours for a 4-hour preconference
2 contact hours for a 2-hour preconference

WEB AudienceConference
15.75 contact hours for evaluating 63 posters (each poster evaluation is worth 0.25 contact hours)
15.5 contact hours for the entire conference (excluding posters, preconference sessions, and keynote and special lectures)

Additional Events
3.25 contact hours total for the Agnes M. Marshall Keynote Address and two Special Lecture session.
All contact hours are subject to change as the Annual Meeting approaches.

Poster Presentations

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