Neurology Nursing Symposium 2018

November 2, 2018 | 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Providence Portland Medical Center, Cancer Center Auditorium

with Live Video Conferencing to Providence Medford Medical Center and Providence Alaska Medical Center

This course is designed for any caregivers wishing to advance their neuroscience knowledge base. Sessions will cover anatomy/physiology of the brain, ischemic/hemorrhagic stroke, seizures, encephalopathy, hot topics in spine and pain management in neurology.

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Have Questions?

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

Dates offered:

November 02, 2018 Friday 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Doors open at 6:30 a.m.
See below for videoconferencing information.

Providence Portland Medical Center - Cancer Center Auditorium
4805 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97213

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe basic structures of the brain, including cerebral vasculature
  • Identify critical elements of stroke knowledge related to ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  • Understand difference types of seizures
  • Discuss various causes of encephalopathy
  • Discuss what is new in spine treatment
  • Describe different types of neurological pain and treatment options



Register and pay online using the link above. Confirmations will be emailed; registration is first-come, first-served. Debit/Credit Cards accepted on-line; payment by check is optional (follow the instructions when you register). Deadline to register is September 30 (or when the class is full). No refunds after October 5.


  • Live Presentation: $45/person
  • Video Conference: $25/person

Lunch is included; see location details above.

Contact Hours

9 CEU hours approved by CA State Board of Registered Nursing (CA provider No. 9069).


Subject to change; please check back for updates.



Anatomy& Physiology Sandy Dancer, ANP
Ischemic Stroke Diane Clark, NPRN,ACNP-VS, CCNS, CCRN
HemorrhagicStroke ICH/SAH Diane Clark, NPRN,ACNP-VS, CCNS, CCRN
Seizures Paula Prince, AG-ACNP-ANCC
Encephalopathy Paula Prince, AG-ACNP-ANCC
Weird & Wonderful
or Zebras We Have Seen
Lisa Yanase, MD
Hot Stuff in Spine Braidon Freeman, PA
Pain Management in Neurology Lisa Yanase, MD

Complimentary breaks and light lunch served. Thank you to our sponsors!

Videoconferencing Notes


  • Location: Caritas Conference Room
  • Lectures will start promptly at 7 a.m.
  • Seating is limited; register early to ensure your place
  • Have questions? Contact Josephine Jacavone, RN, Stroke Coordinator


  • Location: Providence Alaska Medical Center, NICU Conference Room
  • Lectures will start promptly at 6 a.m.
  • Seating is limited; register early to ensure your place
  • Have questions? Contact Diane Lada, RN, Stroke Coordinator