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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

Level: APNU

Track: Rehabilitation

(101) Sexuality and Intimacy Changes After Stroke

Speaker: Mark Constable

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

4:20 – 5:20 PM Sessions

Level: APNU

Track: Clinical

(104) An Overview of Post-Stroke Depression

Speaker: Ann Leonhardt Caprio

Level: Beginner

Track: Other

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

Speaker: Jamee Gatzemeier

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

9:10 – 10:10 AM Sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Quality

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

Speaker: Joan Walsh

Level: Expert

Track: Program Management

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

Speaker: Christine Byrd

10:25 – 11:25 AM Sessions

Level: APNU

Track: Clinical

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

Speaker: Christy Casper

Level: Beginner

Track: Clinical

(111) Stroke Mimics and Other Neurological Disorders

Speaker: Kathryn Funk

11:35 – 12:35 PM Sessions 

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

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

Speaker:  Mary Amatangelo

Level: Intermediate

Track: Other

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

Speaker: Loretta Sutherly             

1:30 – 2:30 PM Sessions

Level: Advanced

Track: Clinical

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

Speaker: Marissa DeJesus

Level: Beginner

Track: Clinical

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

Speaker: Kimberly Meyer

2:40 – 3:40 PM Sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

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

Speaker: Cynthia Bautista

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

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

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

Speakers: Tara Miles & Nikkole Lee

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

Speakers: Mary Kay Bader & Diana Tai

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

Level: Expert

Track: Other

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

Speaker: Sasha-Fae Maschenik

9:10 – 10:10 PM sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Program Management

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

Speaker: Beth Hundt

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

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

Speaker: Michele DeFilippis

10:25 – 11:25 PM Sessions

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

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

Speaker: Terri Kiernan

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

11:35 – 12:35 PM Sessions

Level: APNU

Track: Program Management

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

Speaker: Alexandra Graves

Level: Intermediate

Track: Clinical

(129) Making the Case for Mechanical Thrombectomy

Speaker: Kimberly Meyer

 

Conference Objectives

  • Create an active learning environment that meets the needs of nurses from introductory to expert levels of practice.
  • Promote opportunities in the advancement of neuroscience nursing.
  • Foster networking and mentoring among neuroscience colleagues.
  • Inspire attendees to optimize patient care through exposure to innovative research and leading evidence-based practice in the stroke field. 

Continuing Education Credit

The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 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 sessions. 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.