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Neuroscience Nursing Residency Program

Neuroscience Nursing Residency Program

Neuroscience Nursing Residency Program

This program is designed for the novice neuroscience nurse or the acute care/critical care nurse who desires to enhance their knowledge of neuro anatomy and physiology and neuro pathologies to improve their ability to care for patients with real or potential neurological deficits or processes.

Course Description

The purpose of this educational activity is to provide the core knowledge for registered nurses to develop competency in nursing care for the neuroscience nursing specialty practice in an acute/critical care environment. The goal is to increase the nurses' ability to provide proactive nursing care using enhanced critical thinking skills and a multi-disciplinary approach.

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Neuroscience Nursing Residency Program
Session 2 - April 29, 30, & May 1, 2014
Mary Gibbs Jones Building
2nd Floor, Brazos Assembly Hall
Day 1
7:30a-7:40a Introduction
7:40a-9:45a Neuro Anatomy & Physiology
9:45a-10:00a Break
10:00a-10:50p Neuro Assessment
10:50a-12:00p Intracranial Pressure
12:00p-1:00p Lunch
1:00p-1:45p Ventriculostomy Set-up & Lumbar Drain
1:45p-2:00p Break
2:00p-3:30p

Traumatic Brain Injury/Cranial Surgery/Tumors

3:30p-4:15p Dementia versus Delirium
4:15p-4:30p Wrap up and Evaluation
7.33 contact hours
Day 2
7:30a-7:40a Introduction
7:40a-9:30a Ischemic Stroke
9:30a-10:05a Fluid Volume Deficits
10:05a-10:20a Break
10.20a-11:20a Hemorrhagic Stroke
11:20a-12:20p Lunch
12:20p-1:00p Palliative Care
1:00p-1:15p Break
1:15p-4:15p NIH Stroke Scale
4:15p-4:30p Wrap up and Evaluation
7.33 contact hours
Day 3
7:30a-7:40a Introduction
7:40a-8:10a Spinal A&P
8:10a-8:50a Spinal Assessment
8:50a-9:05a Break
9:05a-10:25a Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Injury Surgery
10:25a-11:10a Neuro Infectious Diseases
11:10a-12:10p Lunch
12:10a-1:10p Seizures
1:10p-1:25p Break
1:25p-3:15p Neuro Disorders
3:15p-4:15p Neuro Rehabilitation
4:15p-4:30p Wrap up and Evaluation
7.33 contact hours

Conference Registration


General Registration

Early Registration – Before or on April 22, 2014

  • One Day: $50
  • Two Days: $100
  • All Three Days: $150

Late Registration – After 4pm on April 22, 2014

  • Add $15 to early registration fee

Houston Methodist Hospital Employees in Houston, Texas and Other Houston Methodist Hospital Entities

  • One Day: $35
  • Two Days: $70
  • All Three Days: $105

Houston Methodist Neurological Institute Staff

  • No fee

Registration Deadline

  • Registration deadline is April 22, 2014
    (Note: Registrations received after 4pm on April 22nd are subject to a $15 late registration fee)

NO REFUNDS AFTER APRIL 22, 2014.

How to register:

  • Registration is closed. Session is full

Please bring a sweater or light jacket as room temperature varies.

Conference Location


The Methodist Hospital

Mary Gibbs Jones Building
2nd Floor, Brazos Assembly Hall
1130 John Freeman Blvd
Houston, TX 77030
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Have questions about the Conference?


Email
NeuroscienceNursing@houstonmethodist.org

Accreditation

Accreditation


Houston Methodist Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Earn up to 21.99 contact hours. Successful completion of each day chosen requires attendance in its entirety and completion of the evaluation tool.

(Day 1: 7.33 contact hours, Day 2: 7.33 contact hours, Day 3: 7.33 contact hours)

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