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Educational Schedule

Thursday, August 23, 2018

7:00 AM – 5:20 pM

TRACK: SCRN REVIEW

scrn review course

Speaker: Kiffon M. Keigher, MSN ACNP-BC RN SCRN

($120 Additional FEE. course includes breaks DURING keynote & symposium)

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

TRACK: Keynote

welcome Keynote

Speaker: Dr. Romergryko G. Geocadin, MD

12:45 – 1:45 PM

Track: SYMPOSIUM

Non-Ce Lunch SYMPOSIUM
Medication Safety in Neurocritical Care
Sponsored ByArbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC
 2:00 – 3:00 PM Sessions

Level: Beginner

Track: Clinical

(100) A Focused Look at Balint’s Syndrome

Speaker: Kathryn Funk, MSN RN CNRN SCRN

Level: APNU

Track: Rehabilitation

(101) Sexuality and Intimacy Changes After Stroke

Speaker: Mark Constable, SCRN

3:10 – 4:10 PM Sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(102) Management of Acute Non-Traumatic ICH: Blood Pressure, Coagulopathy, Fibrinolysis and Decompression

Speaker: Tracy Huffstatler

Level: Expert

Track: Program Management

(103) From Stroke Code to Stroke Clinic: The Emerging Role of the Stroke Nurse Navigator

Speaker: Roger Halbert, CNRN SCRN

4:20 – 5:20 PM Sessions

Level: APNU

Track: Clinical

(104) An Overview of Post-Stroke Depression

Speaker: Ann Leonhardt Caprio, MS RN ANP-BC

Level: Beginner

Track: Other

(105) Lets Make a Deal Building an EMS and Hospital Partnership

Speaker: Jamee Gatzemeier, SCRN

5:30 – 6:30 PM Opening Reception
Friday, August 24, 2018

8:00 – 12:35 PM

TRACK: ANATOMY

3D Stroke Anatomy and Assessment

Speaker: Linda Littlejohns, RN MSN FAAN SCRN CNRN

($60 Additional fee)

 8:00 – 9:00 am Sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Quality

(106) Post-Stroke Depression: High Prevalence, Low Treatment Rates and Implementation of Depression Improvement Program in Stroke (DIPS)

Speaker: Susan Wilson

Level: Beginner

Track: Clinical

(107) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Stroke from Symptom Onset Through the First Hours of Acute Stroke Management

Speaker: Mary Amatangelo, MS RN ACNP-BC CCRN CNRN SCRN

9:10 – 10:10 AM Sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Quality

(108) Dysphagia Screening: Moving to a Simulation-Based Competency Assessment

Speaker: Joan Walsh, MSN, APRN-CNS, CCNS, CNRN, SCRN

Level: Expert

Track: Program Management

(109) The Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center:  A New Stroke Center Certification Level

Speaker: Christine Byrd, MSN ACNP-BC SCRN CNRN

10:25 – 11:25 AM Sessions

Level: APNU

Track: Clinical

(110) Pearls for the Nurse Practitioner: Image Utilization in Acute Stroke Care

Speaker: Terri Kieman, CNRN, RN

Level: Beginner

Track: Clinical

(111) Stroke Mimics and Other Neurological Disorders

Speaker: Kathryn Funk, MSN RN CNRN SCRN

11:35 – 12:35 PM Sessions 

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(112) Cryptogenic Stroke: What's the Cause? Advancing the Work-Up

Speaker:  Mary Amatangelo, MS RN ACNP-BC CCRN CNRN SCRN

Level: Intermediate

Track: Other

(113) The Importance of a Nurse-Driven Pre-Screening Process for a Chronic Stroke Rehabilitation Trial

Speaker: Loretta Webb, BSN RN SCRN

1:30 – 2:30 PM Sessions

Level: Advanced

Track: Clinical

(114) Ethical Consideration in Stroke Care: Rights vs. Rights

Speaker: Marissa DeJesus, MS RN APRN

Level: Beginner

Track: Clinical

(115) To Treat or Not to Treat: Natural History of Intracranial Aneurysms

Speaker: Kimberly Meyer, CNRN RN

2:40 – 3:40 PM Sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(116) Wake Up… Wake Up… Caring for the Unconscious Stroke Patient

Speaker: Cynthia Bautista, PhD RN CNRN SCRN CCNS ACNS-BC FNCS

Level: Intermediate

Track: Program Management

(117) Bridging the Gap Between Pre-Hospital Providers and Certified Stroke Centers

Speaker: Lacy Keith

3:45 – 4:45 PM Sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(118) Preventing Delayed Cerebral Ischemia in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Speaker: Kimberly Meyer, CNRN RN

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(119) An In-Depth Look at the NIHSS Exam

Speaker: Tara Miles

4:55 – 5:55 PM Sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(120) If it Acts Like a Stroke, is it Always a Stroke?

Speaker: Tracy Huffstatler

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(121) Fast and Furious: Hyperacute Ischemic Stroke Care in Lightening Speed

Speaker: Mary Kay Bader, MSN RN CCNS CCRN CNRN SCRN FAHA FNCS

Saturday, August 25, 2018
8:00 – 9:00 PM sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(122) Women and Stroke… What's the Difference?

Speaker: Mary Amatangelo, MS RN ACNP-BC CCRN CNRN SCRN

Level: Expert

Track: Other

(123) Driving Data Upload to Get With The Guidelines-Stroke

Speaker: Sasha-Fae Maschenik, MSN RN

9:10 – 10:10 PM sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Program Management

(124) Lightning Fast Stroke Treatment: Recognition Makes a Difference

Speaker: Beth Hundt, RN APRN

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(125) Neuron Destruction: The Ugly Side of Cerebral Injuries

Speaker: Michele DeFilippis CCRN CNRN MSN RN

10:25 – 11:25 PM Sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(126) Ischemic Stroke... What is the Mechanism?

Speaker: Terri Kiernan, CNRN RN

Level: Intermediate

Track: Quality

(127) Beyond the Rapid Response: Implementation of an Inpatient Stroke Alert and Redesign of the Stroke Alert Response Team

Speaker: Staci Mondell, BSN RN SCRN

11:35 – 12:35 PM Sessions

Level: APNU

Track: Program Management

(128) Stroke Coordination - Balancing the Clinical and Programmatic Roles!

Speaker: Alexandra Graves, ANP RN

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(129) Making the Case for Mechanical Thrombectomy

Speaker: Kimberly Meyer, CNRN RN