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NEURO-APP CONFERENCE

ADVANCED CARE FOR NEUROSCIENCE PATIENTS

January 5-8, 2022 | San Diego, CA

2022 Conference Schedule

This conference will be held in-person only and will not be recorded. Please note the pre-conference sessions and workshop require an additional fee to attend.

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Pre-Conference Sessions

1 – 5:30 pm PST (2 sessions, 4 CE contact hours)

Suturing Course

This course requires an additional fee of $120 to attend.
Tracey Anderson, MSN FNP-BC ACNP-BC CNRN
Roxanne Buterakos, DNP RN PCPNP-BC AG-ACNP-BC

Advanced Neuroassessment and Anatomy

This course requires an additional fee of $120 to attend.
Linda Littlejohns, MSN RN SCRN CNRN FAAN
Twyila Lay, MSN ANP-BC ACNP-BC CNRN

Opening Reception with Posters and Exhibitors

5:30 – 7 pm PST

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Breakfast with Exhibitors

7 – 8 am PST

Concurrent Sessions

7:30 – 8:30 am PST (2 sessions, 1 CE contact hour)

Saving the CNS: Resuscitation and Management of the Multi-Trauma Patient with Head or Spine Injury

Roxanne Buterakos, DNP RN PCPNP-BC AG-ACNP-BC
Megan Keiser, DNP RN CNRN SCRN CHSE ACNS-BC NP-C

When Patients Grow Up: Transitioning to Adult Care with Epilepsy

Erin Fecske, DNP APRN CNRN CPNP-PC FAES

Concurrent Sessions

8:40 – 9:40 am PST (2 sessions, 1 CE contact hour)

It's Personal, It’s Strictly TBI: Individualizing Care for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury using Multimodal Neuro Monitoring

Lawrence Chyall, MS RN CNS CCRN

Coagulopathy Reversal

Joshua Medow, MD MSc PhD FAANS FACS FNCS FAHA FCCM

Break with Exhibitors

9:40 – 10:10 am PST

Concurrent Sessions

10:10 – 11:10 am PST (2 sessions, 1 CE contact hour)

General Cognitive Evaluation and Management for the Advanced Practice Provider

Christina Weyer Jamora, PhD RN CBIST

Diabetes in the Neuro Patient

Melissa Moreda, MSN APRN ACCNS-AG CCRN CNRN SCRN
Pharmacology Hours: 1 CE

Lunch with Exhibitors

11:10 am – 12:30 pm PST

Concurrent Sessions

12:30 – 1:00 pm PST (2 sessions, 0.5 CE contact hours)

When Your Patient Needs a Salty Brain: Diagnosis and Management of SIASH and CSW

Megan Keiser, DNP RN CNRN SCRN CHSE ACNS-BC NP-C

Medical Marijuana and Cannabis

Marianne Vyas, PhD RN MSN ANP-BC

Concurrent Sessions

1:10 – 1:40 pm PST (2 sessions, 0.5 CE contact hours)

Mimics, Chameleons and Practice Pearls

Lynn Hundley, MSN APRN CCNS CNRN ANVP-BC

COVID and the Management of the Immunocompromised Patient

Heidi Maloni, PhD ANP-BC CNRN MSCN

Break with Exhibitors

1:40 – 2:10 pm PST

Concurrent Sessions

2:10 – 3:10 pm PST (2 sessions, 1 CE contact hour)

Headache Differentiation and Treatment

Amy Larson

Choosing the Right Medications for the Right Reasons

Reamer Bushardt, PharmD PA-C DFAAPA

Educational Session

3:30 – 5:30 pm PST (1 session, 2 CE contact hours)

Role Development Workshop

This course requires an additional fee of $60 to attend.
Tracey Anderson, MSN CNRN FNP-BC ACNP-BC

Friday, January 7, 2022

Concurrent Sessions

7:30 – 8:30 am PST (2 sessions, 1 CE contact hour)

Treating thE Whole Brain: Mental Health in Epilepsy

Erin Fecske, DNP APRN CNRN CPNP-PC FAES

Neurobiology of Addiction

Marianne Vyas, PhD RN MSN ANP-BC

Concurrent Sessions

8:40 – 9:40 am PST (2 sessions, 1 CE contact hour)

Pharmacology

Reamer Bushardt, PharmD PA-C DFAAPA

Complex Case Review

Joshua Medow, MD MSc PhD FAANS FACS FNCS FAHA FCCM

Break

9:40 – 10:10 am PST

Concurrent Sessions

10:10 – 10:40 am PST (2 sessions, 0.5 CE contact hours)

Deep Brain Stimulation: Who, When, How and WOW!

Farrokh Farrokhi, MD

Management of Migraines

Amy Larson

Concurrent Sessions

10:50 – 11:20 am PST (2 sessions, 0.5 CE contact hours)

Current Management of MS

Heidi Maloni, PhD ANP-BC CNRN MSCN

Post-Concussive Evaluation and Treatment

Christina Weyer Jamora, PhD RN CBIST

Lunch

11:20 am – 12:30 pm PST

Concurrent Sessions

12:30 – 1 pm PST (2 sessions, 0.5 CE contact hours)

AI Application in Neurosciences: Separating Fact from Fantasy

Farrokh Farrokhi, MD

Metabolic Causes of Encephalitis

Melissa Moreda, MSN APRN ACCNS-AG CCRN CNRN SCRN

Concurrent Sessions

1:10 – 1:40 pm PST (2 sessions, 0.5 CE contact hours)

Post-ictal Psychosis and Management of Epilepsy

Madona Plueger, MSN RN ACNS-BC CNRN FAES

Put Your Money Where Their Mouth Is: Improvements for Neuroscience Patients

Virginia Prendergast, PhD NP-C FAAN CNRN

Concurrent Sessions

1:50 – 2:20 pm PST (2 sessions, 0.5 CE contact hours)

Pre-Post Spine Workup

Cindy Sullivan

The Spine and Compassion

Lawrence Chyall, MS RN CNS CCRN

Break

2:20 – 2:50 pm PST

Concurrent Sessions

2:50 – 3:50 pm PST (2 sessions, 1 CE contact hour)

Acute Management of Spine Trauma

Kimberly Meyer, PhD APRN CNRN

When Chronic Becomes Acute

Joseph Haymore, DNP RN APRN

Concurrent Sessions

4:00 – 4:30 pm PST (2 sessions, 0.5 CE contact hours)

Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Cathy Cartwright, DNP RN-BC PCNS FAAN

Pituitary Tumor

Brad Zacharia, MD MS

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Concurrent Sessions

8 – 8:30 am PST (2 sessions, 0.5 CE contact hour)

Medical Memory: Don’t Go To Work Without It

Virginia Prendergast, PhD NP-C FAAN CNRN

Management of ICU and Post-ICU Delirium

Joseph Haymore, DNP RN APRN

Concurrent Sessions

8:40 – 9:40 am PST (2 sessions, 1 CE contact hour)

But I'm Too Young to Have a Stroke

DaiWai Olson, PhD RN CCRN FNCS

Brain Metastases

Brad Zacharia, MD MS

Break

9:40 – 10:10 am PST

Concurrent Sessions

10:10 – 11:10 am PST (2 sessions, 1 CE contact hour)

Common Law Aspects of Advanced Practice

Cathy Cartwright, DNP RN-BC PCNS FAAN

Evaluation & Management of Intracranial Aneurysms

Kimberly Meyer, PhD APRN CNRN

Concurrent Sessions

11:20 – 11:50 am PST (2 sessions, 0.5 CE contact hours)

Pediatric Hydrocephalus

Marike Zwienenberg, MD FAANS

Surgical Infections

Cindy Sullivan

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 earn 1 CE contact hour for every 60 minutes of educational session they attend and evaluate. Participants must complete an overall conference evaluation to receive CE contact hours.

CE contact hours available for each component of the event are as follows:

  • Pre-conference sessions: 4 CE contact hours each
  • Workshop: 2 CE contact hours
  • Neuroscience Advanced Practice Provider Educational Meeting: 20 CE content hours (without pre-conference sessions or workshop)