Full Course Description


The Brain in Detail

 

Program Information

Outline

The Electrical & Neurochemical Function of the Brain

The ABCs of the Rapid Neuro Exam

Intracranial Pressure Made Easy

The NEED to Know Neuro Disorders & Injuries

Common Cranial Nerve Disorders

Dissecting Brain Events/Stroke

Differentiating Headaches

Handling Seizures Effectively

NEURO Take Home Tool Kit – 80 pages of Quick References to use with your next neurological patient

Objectives

  1. Analyze neuroanatomy as applicable to complex neurologic patients.
  2. Evaluate neurological assessment strategies related to cranial nerves I-XII.
  3. Assess cognitive changes and associated mental status for a variety of head injuries
  4. Develop management strategies for timely recognition and treatment of stroke symptoms.
  5. Specify the clinical presentation and treatment recommendations for seizure types.
  6. Compare essential management strategies for patients with neurodegenerative disorders.

Copyright : 10/17/2017

Advances in Stroke Care

Program Information

Outline

Stroke Prevention Updates

Challenges of the Neuro Exam

Identifying Stroke Mimics and Chameleons

Acute Stroke Care

Ischemic Strokes

Current Management Strategies

Hemorrhagic Strokes

Limiting Complications of Stroke

Stroke Medication from A to Z

Expanding the Role of the Primary Stroke Center

Objectives

  1. Summarize the latest clinical advances in stroke assessment and treatment.
  2. Describe the rationale behind acute perfusion strategies, including the indications and contraindications with t-PA and Mechanical Clot retrieval.
  3. Explain the role of a Stroke Rapid Response Team.
  4. Demonstrate a focused neurological exam for the patient potentially experiencing a stroke.
  5. Compare ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes.
  6. Develop a plan of care for a patient in the hyper-acute stage of stroke treatment.

Copyright : 12/06/2017