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Did you know that a patient with Myasthenia Gravis is at risk for more than one type of life-threatening crisis?
Or, wonder which cranial nerves you should always assess and what those tests can quickly tell you?
Or, become intimidated explaining the complex neurological system to patients and their families?
If you have a hard time explaining to your patients why their heart disease is a risk factor for stroke, or how shrugging their shoulders and sticking out their tongues assesses brain function, or what medications can cause life threatening complications with a neurological disorder, then you need to join Susan Fralick-Ball, PsyD, MSN, CLNC, CH, a mentor who can make the information easy and understandable.
Designed with the bedside clinician in mind, this seminar is appropriate for all healthcare professionals wanting to improve assessment skills, build a firm foundation of the brain and nervous system anatomy and physiology and apply these skills in daily patient care. Understanding these essential concepts will help you find patient complications faster and respond to them more appropriately. Susan’s teaching style allows for informal, interactive discussion. You will leave with a systematic approach to assessments, an understanding of common neurological pathologies, and a renewed commitment to achieving excellence in patient care.
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Dr. Susan Fralick-Ball, PsyD, MSN, CLNC, CH, is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist with an additional 40 years of clinical/educational nursing practice in a wide range of specialties. As a neuropsychologist, she has worked with patients having a vast variety of neurological disorders. Susan was responsible for coordinating all clinical and administrative activities for the stroke program of a nationally renowned neurological-medical rehabilitation hospital where she also developed a stroke support group for patients, family members, and staff. Additionally, she aided patients with neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders such as MS, Guillain-Barré, CIDP, Parkinson's, Myasthenia Gravis, ALS, Spinal cord injuries, TBI, head trauma, and dementias.
As a former member of the Neurocognitive Regional Conference Committee, Susan was instrumental in developing and speaking at conferences to teach medical and health care support staff about neurological challenges and developments. She has also taught neurological nursing and neurophysiology at the graduate level. She has mentored and supervised nurses, social workers, psychologists, and music therapists in the clinical setting. Dr. Fralick-Ball is the founder of the PsychMedEd where she continues to work with patients challenged by the detrimental psychological effects of neurological disorders, is a clinical neuropsychologist for the VistaMed group in the greater Philadelphia area, and a nationally recognized nursing/psychology educator and conference presenter. She continues to lend social assistance to those with neurological disorders through her charitable organization, With Thy Grace.
Financial: Susan Fralick-Ball maintains a private practice. Dr. Fralick-Ball receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Susan Fralick-Ball is a regular contributor to Advance for Nurses. Dr. Fralick-Ball is a member of the Neurocognitive Regional Conference Committee.
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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
Handling Seizures Effectively
NEURO Take Home Tool Kit – 80 pages of Quick References to use with your next neurological patient
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