2024 Virtual INNRS Schedule

All times are in the Eastern time zone (EDT). No content will be recorded. Discussion and moderated Q&A will follow every two speakers.

Friday, January 19, 2024

Welcome & Introduction

9:00 am EDT

Moderators: Cindy Bautista and Mary Guanci

Discharge Planning for Stroke Patient

9:10 am EDT

Werayuth Srithusuk (Thailand)

How to Establish a Non-Funded Worldwide Research Network for Delirium

9:20 am EDT

Peter Nydahl (Germany)

Moderated Questions

9:30-9:45 am EDT

Brain-Computer Interface Technology Use with People with Disorders of Consciousness: The Lived Experience of Families

9:45 am EDT

Andrea Shepard (Ireland)

Curriculum Development

9:55 am EDT

Anne-Kathrin Cassier (Germany)

Moderated Questions

10:05-10:20 am EDT


10:20 am EDT

Marianne Beare Vyas (United States)

Nursing Care for Stroke Patients in Ethiopia: Practices and Challenges

10:30 am EDT

Teshager Worku (Ethiopia)

Moderated Questions

10:40-10:55 am EDT

Neuro ICU

10:55 am EDT

Bethany Young (United States)

Put Your Science Where Your Mouth Is: Oral Care

11:05 am EDT

Virginia Prendergast (United States)

Moderated Questions

11:15-11:30 am EDT


11:30-11:45 am EDT

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

11:45 am EDT

Faith Sila (Kenya)

Early Patient Mobilization in the Neurological Intensive Care Unit: A Descriptive Correlational Study

11:55 am EDT

Megan Moyer (United States)

Moderated Questions

12:05-12:20 pm EDT

Top Rated Poster Abstract

12:20 pm EDT

Moderated Questions

12:30 pm EDT

Poster Discussion

12:40-12:55 pm EDT

Neurological Assessment Test

12:55 pm EDT

Gladys Mastamet (Kenya)

Palliative Care Knowledge and Attitudes Among Patients with Neuroinflammatory Disorders

1:05 pm EDT

Aliza Ben-Zacharia (United States)

Moderated Questions

1:15-1:30 pm EDT


1:30-2:30 pm EDT

Intracranial Pressure (ICP)

2:30 pm EDT

DaiWai Olson (United States)

AI and Neuroscience Nursing Research

2:40 pm EDT

Xiao Hu (United States)

Moderated Questions

2:50-3:05 pm EDT

Managing Complex Peri-ictal Behavior in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit: Determining the Need for a Practice Guideline

3:05 pm EDT

Gena Bergvall (United States)
Madona Plueger (United States)
Sandra Dewar (United States)

Environmental Enrichment and Health Outcomes Among Brain Tumor Survivors

3:15 pm EDT

Karl Kristie Figuracion (United States)

Moderated Questions

3:25-3:40 pm EDT


3:40 pm EDT

Molly McNett (United States)

Review of Botulinum Toxin Injections Used for Management of Blepharospasm Hemifacial Spasm in Parkinson Patients

3:50 pm EDT

Klaudia Cwiekala-Lewis (United States)
Brandon Parkyn (United States)

Moderated Questions

4:00-4:15 pm EDT


4:15-4:30 pm EDT

Poster Discussion

4:30-4:45 pm EDT

Delirium Among Critically Ill Stroke Patients: A Psopective Observational Cohort Study of Prevalence, Severity, Predisposing, and Precipitating Factors

4:45 pm EDT

Thomas Lawson (United States)

Intracranial Pressure (ICP): Brain Drain Study

4:55 pm EDT

Millie Hepburn (United States)

Moderated Questions

5:05-5:20 pm EDT


5:20 pm EDT

Linda Nichols (Australia)

Machine Learning and Stroke

5:30 pm EDT

Sarah Martha (United States)

Moderated Questions

5:40-5:55 pm EDT

Intervention for New Onset Epilepsy

5:55 pm EDT

Wendy Miller (United States)

Crucial Conversations Post-Stroke Caregivers

6:05 pm EDT

Melissa Hawk (United States)

Moderated Questions

6:15-6:30 pm EDT


6:30 pm EDT


Continuing Education Information

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 be awarded 1 CE contact hour for every 60 minutes of educational content they attend and evaluate. Each participant will receive a username and password to complete an online evaluation. Participants must complete an overall conference evaluation to receive CE contact hours.