Case Studies in Neurocritical Care

April 21, 2017 | 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Souther Auditorium

This course is designed for Critical Care RNs wishing to advance their knowledge base regarding care of the neurocritical patient. This event is open to both Providence- and non-Providence employed nurses - specifically those who work in an ICU.
Registration is Closed

5.6 Contact Hours

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Department of Nursing, 9205 SW Barnes Road, Portland, Oregon is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP9069.

Have Questions?

Please contact Diane Clark for questions regarding course content or lodging information; or Christine Olsen for questions about registration.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe management and complications of subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Describe care of a patient with intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Discuss care of arterial dissections and malignant cerebral edema
  • Review skull base surgery and craniotomy for tumors
  • Discuss prognostication in Neurocritical Care
  • Understand the patient and family perspective of life after hospital discharge



7:30 a.m. Sign In; Coffee and Pastries

8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Conference

Case Study Presentations:

  • Intracranial and vascular procedures
  • Prognostication in Neurocritical Care
  • Ischemic stroke, arterial dissection and treatment of malignant cerebral edema
  • Skull base surgery and craniotomy for brain tumors
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Meet a survivor

Videoconferencing Notes


  • Location: Conference Room A360, located on the 3rd floor of Tower A, Providence Main Campus
  • Lectures will start promptly at 7 a.m. (AK)
  • Seating is limited; register early to ensure your place