2024 Virtual INNRS Schedule

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

Friday, January 19, 2024

Welcome & Introduction

9:00 am CDT

Moderators: Cindy Bautista and Mary Guanci

Discharge Planning to Improve Readiness Transition Care in Stroke Patients

9:10 am CDT

Werayuth Srithusuk, DSN RN (Thailand)

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

9:20 am CDT

Dr. Peter Nydahl, MScN BScN RN (Germany)

Moderated Questions

9:30-9:45 am CDT

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

9:45 am CDT

Andrea Shepherd, MSc PGCE BSc (Hons) DipHE RN SFHEA (Ireland)

Quality of Acute Stroke Care (QASC) Germany Project: Improving Efficiency in Stroke Unit with Nurse-Initiated Protocols to Manage Fever, Hyperglycemia and Swallowing Post-Stroke

9:55 am CDT

Prof. Dr. Anne-Kathrin Cassier-Woidasky (Germany)

Moderated Questions

10:05-10:20 am CDT

Advanced Practice Providers Improve Access to Care in an Ambulatory Neurosurgery Clinic

10:20 am CDT

Marianne Beare Vyas, PhD RN ANP-BC CNRN (United States)

Nursing Care for Stroke Patients in Ethiopia: Practices and Challenges

10:30 am CDT

Teshager Worku (Ethiopia)

Moderated Questions

10:40-10:55 am CDT

Delirium and 3-Month Outcomes After Nontraumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

10:55 am CDT

Bethany C. Young, MSN RN AGCNS-BC CCRN (United States)

Using Research to Move Oral Care into the 21st Century

11:05 am CDT

Virginia Prendergast, PhD NP-C FANN CNRN (United States)

Moderated Questions

11:15-11:30 am CDT


11:30-11:45 am CDT

Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes: A Case Study Western Kenya

11:45 am CDT

Faith Sila, MSN Critical Care and Emergency Nursing, RN (Kenya)

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

11:55 am CDT

Megan T. Moyer, PhD ACNP-BC CNRN (United States)

Moderated Questions

12:05-12:20 pm CDT

Top Rated Poster Abstract

12:20 pm CDT

Moderated Questions

12:30 pm CDT

Poster Discussion

12:40-12:55 pm CDT

Relationship Between Neuro Assessment Training and Nursing Knowledge Confidence, Accuracy Levels and Patient Outcomes

12:55 pm CDT

Gladys Mastamet, BSN RN (Kenya)

Palliative Care Knowledge and Attitudes Among Patients with Neuroinflammatory Disorders

1:05 pm CDT

Aliza Bitton Ben-Zacharia, PhD DNP ANP-BC FAAN (United States)

Moderated Questions

1:15-1:30 pm CDT


1:30-2:30 pm CDT

Intracranial Pressure: New Evidence & New Directions

2:30 pm CDT

DaiWai Olson, PhD RN CCRN FNCS (United States)

Nursing Perspectives on the Management of Externalized Ventricular Drains and Lumbar Drains

2:40 pm CDT

Millie Hepburn, PhD RN ACNS-BC SCRN (United States)

Moderated Questions

2:50-3:05 pm CDT

Do We Need Guidelines for Managing Complex Peri-Ictal Complicated Behavior? Paving the Way to a Delphi Study

3:05 pm CDT

Sandra Dewar, PhD RN FAES FAAN (United States)
Madona Plueger, MSN ACNS-BC CNRN FAES (United States)

Environmental Enrichment and Health Outcomes Among Brain Tumor Survivors

3:15 pm CDT

Karl Cristie Figuracion, PhD ARNP AGNP-BC AOCNP (United States)

Moderated Questions

3:25-3:40 pm CDT

Use of Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Designs to Advance Neuroscience Nurse Research and Practice

3:40 pm CDT

Molly McNett, PhD RN CNRN FNCS FAAN (United States)

Use of Botulinum Neurotoxin for Autonomic Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease

3:50 pm CDT

Klaudia J. Cwiekala-Lewis, PhD RN PHNA-BC (United States)
Brandon Parkyn, MSN RN CRNP-FNP (United States)

Moderated Questions

4:00-4:15 pm CDT


4:15-4:30 pm CDT

Poster Discussion

4:30-4:45 pm CDT

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

4:45 pm CDT

Thomas N. Lawson, PhD APRN-CNP ACNP-BC (United States)

Unleashing the Power of AI and Neuroscience Nursing: The Vital Role of Physiological and Nursing Data

4:55 pm CDT

Xiao Hu, PhD (United States)

Moderated Questions

5:05-5:20 pm CDT

Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrages: A Retrospective Cohort Study

5:20 pm CDT

Dr. Linda Nichols, PhD (Australia)

Relationship Between Lipidomic Biomarkers and Outcomes Following Acute Ischemic Stroke

5:30 pm CDT

Sarah R. Martha, PhD RN (United States)

Moderated Questions

5:40-5:55 pm CDT

Supporting Self-Management in People Newly-Diagnosed with Epilepsy

5:55 pm CDT

Wendy R. Trueblood Miller, PhD RN CNS CCRN FAAN FAES (United States)

Crucial Conversations in the Critically Ill Patient Population

6:05 pm CDT

Melissa Hawk, DNP ACNP CNRN (United States)

Moderated Questions

6:15-6:30 pm CDT


6:30 pm CDT


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.