Product Detail

The Brain in Detail
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
SUSAN FRALICK-BALL, PSYD, MSN, CLNC, CH
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
10/17/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV076630
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.
Outline

The Electrical & Neurochemical Function of the Brain

  • Brain Structure, Cranial Nerves & Functions
  • The Life of a Neuron
  • Peripheral & Autonomic Nervous Systems

The ABCs of the Rapid Neuro Exam

  • Which Cranial Nerves to Assess & Why
  • Abnormalities in Strength Testing
  • Deep Tendon Reflexes
  • Identifying Level of Consciousness
  • Quick Interventions that Change Outcomes

Intracranial Pressure Made Easy

  • What is Happening & Why
  • Making Sense of the Calculations
  • CNS Ischemic Response

The NEED to Know Neuro Disorders & Injuries

  • Spinal Cord Injuries & Issues
  • Signs & Symptoms of Huntington's Disease
  • The Challenges of Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis
  • The Progressive Nature of Myasthenia Gravis
  • Understanding Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • The Abrupt Onset of Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Common Cranial Nerve Disorders

  • TBI: Saving the Brain
  • Alcohol's Ravaging Brain/Body Effects
  • Mild to Severe Alzheimer's Disease
  • Hallmarks of Parkinson's Disease

Dissecting Brain Events/Stroke

  • Ischemic vs. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Cardiogenic Embolic Stroke
  • Associated Symptoms Right vs. Left-sided stroke
  • Identification & Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysm

Differentiating Headaches

  • Migraine Management
  • Understanding Causes & Triggers
  • Interventions that Improve Outcomes

Handling Seizures Effectively

  • Types & Common Causes
  • Emergency Interventions
  • Treating Status Epilepticus
  • Seizure Algorithm
  • Related Complications

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

Author

SUSAN FRALICK-BALL, PSYD, MSN, CLNC, CH

Susan Fralick-Ball 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.

Speaker Disclosures

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.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Audience
Nurses, Physician Assistants, and other Healthcare Professionals