Product Detail

Neurological Challenges
DVD Video
$299.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 8+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
JOYCE CAMPBELL, MSN, SCRN, CCRN, FNP-C
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
5/17/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077375
Objectives
  • Manage adult-onset neurological disorders with the latest treatments.
  • Determine optimal interventions based on neuro symptom presentation.
  • Differentiate when pharmacological and non-pharmacological options are recommended.
  • Explain the very latest research for neurological disease.
  • Analyze the latest emerging neurological diseases.
  • Examine the procedure for intracranial monitoring.
  • Review algorithms of care for neurological emergencies.
  • Correlate neuroanatomy to presenting clinical manifestations.
  • Provide guidelines for maximizing the neuro assessment.
  • Summarize common neuro problems occurring in degenerative diseases.
  • Discuss controversial issues relating to patient care.
  • Address the latest information emerging on neurological diseases.
Outline

Toolbox for Assessment

  • Simplifying neuro assessment through application of neuro anatomy
  • Correlate pathophysiology with clinical manifestations
  • NIHSS and GCS, brain death, Mini
  • Mental, verbal fluency, memory, right and left hemisphere function, CAM assessment

Neurological Testing

  • CT, CTA, arteriogram, MRI, perfusion

10 Leading Neurological Disorders

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Updated recommendations for care
  • Practical approaches for measuring IICP
  • Research on neuroprotective agents

Stroke Patient

  • Maximizing time to needle time for ischemic stroke
  • The 5 D’s for identifying posterior stroke
  • Wading through the clinical practice guidelines for blood pressure management in stroke patients
  • Stroke and the young adult
  • Expanding the window of care

Alzheimer’s Disease

  • “Still Alice”: Mild, moderate and severe
  • Treatment for cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms
  • From “mice to men”: Hope is on the horizon
  • Caregiver support

Epilepsy

  • Seizure types and treatment
  • Unprovoked seizure: Work-up and treatment decisions
  • Status epilepticus

Parkinson’s Disease

  • Traditional and alternative medicine treatment
  • Deep brain stimulation

Brain Tumor

  • Integrated care: Conventional treatments and supportive therapies

HIV

  • Neurological manifestations
  • Diagnostic work-up

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Unpredictable disease of CNS
  • Diagnostic criteria
  • Current treatment practices

ALS

  • Clinical manifestations; Diagnostic work up
  • Assistive technology challenge
  • Clinical trials

Emergent Neurological Disease: Zika and Guillain Barré

Commonalities and Unique Problems:

  • Aphasia
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysphagia
  • Visual problems
  • Mobility
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Hemi-inattention
  • Anosognosia
  • Pseudobulbar affect (PBA)
  • Spasticity
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Bowel and bladder dysfunction
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Depression
  • Social isolation
  • Caregiver fatigue

Pharmacological Therapy

  • Osmotic diuretics
  • Sedatives and pain medications
  • Antispasmodic medications
  • Antiseizure medications
  • Antidepressants
  • Medications to prevent and treat stroke
  • Chemotherapy for brain tumors
  • Disease modifying agents for MS
  • Corticosteroids
  • Medications to treat:
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
Author

JOYCE CAMPBELL, MSN, SCRN, CCRN, FNP-C

Joyce Campbell has over 30 years of neuroscience and critical care nursing experience. Joyce currently works as a stroke educator for Erlanger Health System, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, treating over 2300 stroke patients annually. Joyce also continues to provide clinical instruction to students who rotate through neurosurgical intensive care, stroke, surgical and shock trauma units. In 2011, Joyce was honored to be the recipient of the Erlanger Chair of Excellence award.

Joyce serves on the board for Chattanooga Area Brain Injury Association (CABIA) where she is a major contributor to fundraising and education. She is a published author and continues to support her specialty nursing organizations, as a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses and the Chattanooga Association of Nurses for Advanced Practice, where she has served as a past president.

Joyce is an enthusiastic presenter with a passion for neuroscience nursing. Having presented seminars throughout the US, she is known for her ability to deliver engaging presentations, stories that drive home important messages, and the ability to draw from a wealth of real-life clinical experiences. You will come away energized, motivated and much better prepared to provide optimum care for the patients for whom you provide care.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Joyce Campbell has an employment relationship with Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Joyce Campbell is a member of the educational committee for the Chattanooga Association of Nurses in Advanced Practice.
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Audience
Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists