Product Detail

Mastering Neurological Assessment
DVD Video
$59.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 1-2 hours   Instructions
Details:
DVD recording (1 hour, 3 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, CCRN, PCCN, LNC, NLCP
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
9/20/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV075485
Objectives
  1. Analyze the primary causes of acute mental status changes.
  2. Apply 3 tests that assess proprioception and cerebellar function.
  3. Detect patients at risk for delirium and learn how to respond to it.
Outline
  1. Anatomical Factors
    1. How they drive changes expected on assessment
  2. Six Areas of a Thorough Neurological Exam
    1. Mental Status Exam
    2. Cranial Nerves
    3. Proprioception and Cerebellar Function
    4. Motor Strength
    5. Sensory Function
    6. Deep tendon reflexes and Babinski
  3. Glascow Coma Scale
  4. 3 Mnemonics for Common Causes of Acute Mental Status Changes
  5. Understanding delirium and how it impacts patient outcomes
  6. Meningeal Signs - different tools for different ages!
    1. Kernig’s Sign
    2. Brudzinski’s Sign
    3. Nuchal Rigidity
Author

CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, CCRN, PCCN, LNC, NLCP

CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, CCRN, PCCN, LNC, NLCP Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, CCRN, PCCN, LNC, NLCP, has been a nurse for more than 30 years and a legal nurse consultant (LNC) since 2008. She has acted as nurse consultant in a variety of cases for both defense and plaintiff, as well as fulfilled the role as a testifying expert in a multitude of cases. Her area of clinical expertise has been in various adult intensive care settings or other critical care roles including rapid response and flight nursing. She currently works for Mayo in MN as an intensive care nurse.

Cyndi has been a national seminar and symposium speaker for 15 years. During her presentations she has earned the reputation of keeping attendees engaged with the use of current clinical knowledge, fascinating legal and nursing experiences, and the interjection of humor to keep learning fun. Cyndi is veteran of the US Navy having served ten years and leaving service as a Lieutenant Commander (LCDR). She has a variety of products she presents for PESI Healthcare including Mastering Lab Interpretation, All Things Cardiac, Critical Care Bootcamp (essentials and mastery), Pharmacology for the Bedside Nurse, Heart and Lung Sounds, Critical Care Nursing Certification (CCRN), Progressive Care Certification (PCCN), Med Surg Certification Course, ABCD’s of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet, All Things Pulmonary, and Renal Emergencies. Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Cynthia Zarbano is the owner of Clinical Review Consultants and has employment relationships with Science 37 and Mayo Mankato. She receives a speaking honorarium, book, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Cynthia Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationships.
Continuing Education Credits
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Certificates of Successful Completion will be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test/evaluation and paying the CE fee.

**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.

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners. For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Expired: 9/20/2019
No CE available for this board.

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Florida Nurses:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 1.0 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 1.0 self-study contact hours.

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Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists