Neurologic deterioration in a patient can occur rapidly and have devastating consequences. Accordingly, early identification of increased intracranial pressure (ICP) along with swift initiation of lifesaving interventions is critical. The purpose of this session is to provide a framework for identifying the sometimes subtle early signs of increased ICP and understanding the interventions that must follow to prevent herniation and patient death. This will be achieved by providing easy-to-understand intra cranial dynamics, reviewing the patients at highest risk for developing increased ICP and discussing the evidence-based interventions for prevention and treatment of increased ICP.
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|Manual - Increased Intracranial Pressure (4.4 MB)||83 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Transcript - Increased Intracranial Pressure (146.1 KB)||27 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Filissa M Caserta, MSN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, is certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Neuroscience Registered Nurse who currently works in Endovascular Neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She has worked in the field of Neurosciences, specifically Neuro-critical Care and Endovascular Neurosurgery in various capacities for most of her 34-year nursing career. In addition to her role as Nurse Practitioner, Filissa has held positions as Nurse Manager, Adjunct Faculty at The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and Program Director for Nursing Practice.
She instituted the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program for The Johns Hopkins Hospital Neuroscience Critical Care Unit. Filissa has contributed to a wide variety of academic publications on neurocritical care and advanced practice nursing. She has shared her specialty expertise through national and international lectures.
Financial: Filissa Caserta has an employment relationship with the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-Financial: Filissa Caserta is a member of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).
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