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The driving forces of Neuroscience Nursing 2006: April 22-25, 2006.

Track Schedule--AANN 38th Annual Meeting--Excellence Creativity, Compassion: The Driving Forces of Neuroscience Nursing

Sunday, April 23

Systemic Issues

(301) Hyperglycemia: Impact on the Patient with Neurologic Injury Mary Guanci, MS RN CNRN CCRN

(306) The Great Balancing Act: Anti-coagulation and Neurosurgery Karin Grant, MSN RN CNRN CNP


(311) Avoiding Collateral Damage in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Mary Kay Bader, MSN RN CCRN CNRN

(316) Solving the Mystery of Cerebral Ischemia and Secondary Damage Christina Dennis, BSN RN CNRN


(302) Tumors of the Central Nervous System Lauren Brandt, MSN RN CNRN

(307) Advances in Chemotherapy for Primary Brain Tumors Jean Arzbaecher, MS APN-CNS CNRN This session may be recognized for pharmacology credit.

(312) Behavioral and Mood Abnormalities in Brain Tumor Patients Jean Arzbaecher, MS APN-CNS CNRN

(317) The Challenges of Diagnosis, Treatment and Living with a Pituitary Tumor Mary Lovely, PhD RN; Harriet Patterson, MPH

General Neuroscience Topics

(303) Technology, Tissue Engineering, and TLC Karen March, MN RN CNRN CCRN

(308) Moving Toward Best Practice in Organ Donation Kimberly Meyer, MSN RN ARNP CCRN CNRN Denotes Best Practice, Evidence-Based Practice, or Clinical Practice Guidelines.

(313) Pain Management for the Neuroscience Patient Ellen Barker, MSN APN CNRN This session may be recognized for pharmacology credit.

(318) A Case Presentation of Transverse Myelitis: Or Is It? Donna Avanecean, MSN RN FNP CNRN

Spine (304) The Future in Degenerative Spine: Artificial Discs--The Pros and Cons Laurie Rice, MS RN ANP

(309) Prolonged Dysphagia as a Complication Following Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion: A Case Presentation Laurie Baker, MS RN ANP BC

(314) Acute Cervical or High Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury: Pathophysiology and Assessment Karen McQuillan, MS RN CCRN CNRN

(319) Acute Cervical or High Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury: Management Karen McQuillan, MS RN CCRN CNRN


(305) Seizures, Pseudo-seizures, or Malingering? How to Help Your Patient with Nonepileptic Seizures Melissa Winans, RN CNRN

(310) Temporal Lobectomy and the Neuroscience ICU Care of the Patient: A Comprehensive Review Jennifer Jackson, MSN BSN CNRN; Jane Petsche, MSN RN CCRN CNRN

(315) Seizure Monitoring: Developing an Educational Competency Program for Staff Nurses Catherine Tucker, MN RN; Linda J, Heitel-Dozier, MS RN

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

(320) Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment Christine Byrd, MSN RN ANP ACNP

Monday, April 24


(321) Primary Stroke Prevention: An Overview Donna Avanecean, MSN RN FNP CNRN

(326) Stroke Prevention: Carotid Stenting and Endarterectomy Go Neck and Neck Marylyn Kajs-Wyllie, MSN RN CCRN CNRN APN

(331) Patent Foramen Ovale: The "Hole" Story Michelle VanDemark, MSN RN CNRN

(336) Venous Stroke Related to Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis Denise Lemke, MSN CS-RN CNRN

(341) Building the Business Case for a Stroke Unit Michelle Aebersold, BSN MSBA RN; Marianne Aranda, BSN RN; Cathleen Guerriero, BSN RN; Mary Jo Kocan, MSN RN CNRN CCRN; Sandra Liva, MSN MHA RN; Cinda Loik, RN CCRN

(322a) Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use and Quality of Life over Time in Persons with High-Grade Gliomas: An Analysis of the Glioma Outcomes Project Database Sherry Fox, PhD RN CNRN

(327a) The Impact of Brain Temperature and Core Temperature on Intracranial Pressure and Cerebral Perfusion Pressure in Acutely Injured Neurological Patients Laura Mcilvoy, PhD RN CCRN CNRN

(332a) Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette Syndrome: A Prospective Clinical Trial Christina Whitney, DNSc RNCS; Deborah Gould, MD; Robert Maciunas, MD MPH FACS; Brian Maddux, MD PhD; Paula Ogrecki, PhD; David Riley, MD; Michael Schoenberg, PhD

(337a) Neuropsychological Sequelae Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Catherine Bender, PhD RN; Elizabeth Crago, MSN RN CEN CCRN; Allison Hricik, MS; Mary Kerr, PhD RN FAAN FCCM; Yuan Kong, MS; Paula Sherwood, PhD MSN RN CNRN

(342a) Relationship of Catecholamines on Myocardial Ischemic Markers in Patients with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Elizabeth Crago, MSN RN CEN CCRN; John Gorscan MD; Michael Horowitz MD; Marilyn Hravnak, PhD RN CNRP FCCM; Yuan Kong, MS; Paula Sherwood, PhD RN CNRN


(322b) Symptom Clusters and Quality of Life in High-Grade Glioma Sherry Fox, PhD RN CNRN; Elana Farace, PhD; Pat Hollen, PhD

(327b) Validation of a New Coma Scale: The Four Score Anne Miers, MSN RN APRN BC CNRN; Dorothy Gusa, MS RN CNRN; Dale Pfrimmer, BSN RN

(332b) Fampridine-SR and Ambulatory Function in Multiple Sclerosis June Halper, MSCN ANP FAAN

(337b) Design and Testing of a Stratified Bedside Dysphagia Screening Tool Timothy Shephard, PhD RN CNS CNRN; Karen Hale, RN; Ann Marie Kovach, MS CCC-SLP; Anne Miller, RN

(342b) Apolipoprotein E and Outcome After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Sheila Alexander, PhD RN

General Neuroscience Topics

(323) The Eyes Have It: Making Sense of Pupillary Abnormalities Monique Lambert, MSN RN ACNP

(328) Increased Intracranial Pressure (ICP) and Herniation: What Every Nurse Needs to Know Michael Andersen, RN CCRN

(333) MRI or CT: What's the Difference? Susan Ware, MSN RN CCRN CNRN FNP ACNP

(338) Gamma Knife Treatment for the Neurosurgical Patient Marilynn Maida, MSN RN

(343) Neurological Issues: When to Worry and When to Call ... A Continuation Kathy Baker, MBA BSN RN CCRN CNRN


(324) Global War on Terror: Modern Warfare and Traumatic Brain Injury Kathy Helmick, MS RN CNRN CRNP

(329) The Traumatic Brain Injury Patient: Helping Their Family Through and Beyond the Crisis Judith Lower, MSN CNRN CCRN

(334) Differentiating Between Mild, Moderate, and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury and Their Various Best-Practice Treatment Guidelines Laura Mcilvoy, PhD RN CCRN CNRN Denotes Best Practice, Evidence-Based Practice, or Clinical Practice Guidelines.

(339) Multisystem Complications of Traumatic Brain Injury Karen McQuillan, MS RN CCRN CNRN

(344) Traumatic Brain Injury--Then, Now, and Maybe Tomorrow Christina Dennis, BSN RN CNRN


(325) "Put Me in, Coach"--Return-to-Play Guidelines for Pediatric Athletic Concussion Cathy Cartwright, MSN RN PCNS Denotes Best Practice, Evidence-Based Practice, or Clinical Practice Guidelines.

(330) Chiari I Malformation in Children: A Decade in Review Karen Burkett, MN BSN RN CNP; Diane Baudendistel, MS RN CNP

(335) Demystifying Pseudotumor Cerebri in the Pediatric Population Donna Wallace, MS RN CPNP

(340) Children Seen and Not Heard: Cerebellar Mutism and Nursing Implications Theresa Gabay, MSN APRN BC

(345) Multimodality Monitoring/Interventions in Pediatric Brain Injury Mary Kay Bader, MSN RN CCRN CNRN

Tuesday, April 25


(346) Update on Spinal Cord Injury Management and Research Dea Mahanes, MSN RN CCRN CNRN CCNS

(351) The Geriatric Spine Patient Andrea Strayer, MS A/GNP CNRN


(347) Cerebrovascular Anatomy: An Anatomic and Radiologic Review Christina Stewart-Amidei, MSN RN APRN CNRN CCRN CS

(352) Brain Anatomy in 3D Stereo Vision Barry Barnhill, RN CNRN


(348) The Challenge of Alzhelmer's Disease Gayle Dasher, PhD MSN RN CCRN

(353) Memory and Anxiety: Do We Forget Because We Are Anxious or Are We Anxious Because We Forget? Susan Carroll, MS RN

Professional Development

(349) Creating an Environment of Healing Judith Lower, MSN CNRN CCRN

(354) Health Literacy: Implications for Neuroscience Nurses Gale Kittle, BSN RN MPM


(350) Neurological Update: Myasthenia Gravis Donna Avanecean, MSN RN FNP CNRN

(355) Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy Program: Ten Components of Best Practice Patrice Rawlins, MN ARNP; Barbara Ridley, RN FNP This session may be recognized for pharmacology credit. Denotes Best Practice, Evidence-Based Practice, or Clinical Practice Guidelines.
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Title Annotation:38th Annual Meeting: Excellence / Creativity / Compassion
Publication:Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
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Date:Feb 1, 2006
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