Neuroscience Nursing Symposium - 2016

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October 31 & November 1, 2016 | 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Providence Portland Medical Center Amphitheater
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This course is designed for nurses wishing to advance their neuroscience knowledge base.

Registration is closed

This conference is full.

Have Questions?

Please contact Sandy Dancer for questions regarding course content; or Christine Olsen for questions about registration.

Dates offered:

October 31, 2016 Monday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Two-day conference; ends November 1, 2016.
  • Register for the first, second or both days.
  • Sign-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Conference begins promptly at 8 a.m.
Cancer Center Auditorium
Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97213

Course Description

This course is designed for nurses wishing to advance their neuroscience knowledge base.

Sessions covered will include neuro-anatomy, neurological exam, neurophysiology and pathology. Systematic review of the major categories of neurological disease and treatment will also be covered, including stroke, seizure, brain tumors, spinal cord pathology and neurological infections.

Contact Hours

This course is provider approved for 7 CE hours per day attended through the CA State Board of Registered Nursing (CA provider No. 9069). Total 14 CE for attending both days.

Faculty/Speakers

Agenda

Day 1 | Stroke & Brain

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Brain Anatomy & Physiology
  • Ischemic & Hemorrhagic Strokes
  • Headache, Stroke Mimic
  • Nursing Care in Stroke & ICU
  • Neuro Assessment
  • Brain Bleeds and ICP Care
  • Brain Tumors and Masses

Day 2 | Spine & Neuro

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Spine Anatomy & Physiology
  • Spinal Surgeries
  • Nursing Care for Spine
  • Nerve Anatomy & Physiology
  • Infections
  • Seizures
  • Auto Immune Nerve Diseases