$100 – $225

Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) Review Course (Nov 8 & 9)

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Education Building - Auditorium A & B

800 East 28th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55407

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION/PURPOSE

This two-day program is designed to present a comprehensive review of care of the neurological/neurosurgical adult and child. The content presented will assist the experienced neuroscience nurse in preparing for the certification exam (CNRN). This content should also benefit all healthcare professionals caring for neuroscience patients.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Nurses and all healthcare providers who wish to increase their knowledge in providing the most skilled care available for neuroscience patients.

CONTACT HOURS

This activity has also been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 14.0 hours of credit. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education. (7.0 per day)

REGISTRATION FEE'S & DEADLINE

Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 24. For those registering after that date a $25 late fee will be add to the registration fee. No refunds can be issued; no substitutions may be made. Space is limited! Please register early!

  • Allina Health Employee...........................................$100
  • Non-Allina Health Employee..................................$200

After October 24th add the additional fee to tuition above

  • Additional Late & Day of Registration Fee….......$25


COURSE AGENDA

Sign-in each day begins at 7 am

DAY 1
7:30 – 9:30 Trauma
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Traumatic hematomas
- Spinal cord injury

9:30 – 9:45 Break

9:45 – 10:45 Seizures
- Partial
- Generalized
- Status Epilepticus
- Non-epileptic Seizures

10:45 – 11:30 Cerebrovascular
- Ischemic Strokes
- Carotid/vertebral dissections

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch

12:30 – 2:30 Cerebrovascular
- Intracerebral hemorrhage
- Subarachnoid hemorrhage
- Aneurysm
- AVMs/ AV fistulas

2:30 – 2:45 Break

2:45 – 3:30 Pediatric and Developmental
- Arnold Chiari Malformations
- Cerebral Palsy
- Spina Bifida/ Syringomelia/Myelomeningocoele

3:30 – 4:00 CNRN Test Review

DAY 2
7:30 – 9:00 Chronic Neurological
- Pain management/ Neuropathic pain
- Headaches
- Balance disorders

9:00 – 9:15 Break

9:15 – 10:30 Chronic Neurological (Continued)
- Dementia
- Movement disorders
- Hydrocephalus
- Degenerative spine disease

10:30 – 11:30 Tumors
- Brain tumors

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch (on your own)

12:30 – 1:30 Tumors
- Spine tumors

1:30 – 1:45 Break

1:45 – 3:30 Immune/Infections
- Meningitis/ Abscesses
- Encephalitis
- Prion disease
- Encephalopathies

3:30 – 4:00 Neuromuscular Conditions
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Myasthenia Gravis
- Demyelinating polyneuropathy
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis


FACULTY

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Kendra M. Kent, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, TCRN has an extensive and comprehensive knowledge base and is known for her ability to simplify complex material. She received her BSN from the University of Texas in Arlington in 1985 and her MSN as a Clinical Nurse Specialist from Texas Women’s University in 1993.

Kendra has specialized in neuroscience and critical care nursing throughout her career. She has worked in the following prestigious hospitals: Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas; Harris Methodist Hospital in Ft. Worth; St. Mary's Hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is currently the Director of Marcus Neuroinstitute in Boca Raton, Florida. She is also the co-owner of Quest for Nursing Seminars.

PLANNING COMMITTEE

Liz Kozub, MS, RN, CCNS, CNRN, CNRN – ANW Clinical Nurse Specialist, Neurosciences

Leena Martel, MN, RN - ANW Patient Care Supervisor, Neurosciences

Lucy Furlong, MSN, RN, CCRN, RN-BC - ANW Patient Care Manager, Neurosciences

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Abbott Northwestern Hospital Education Bldg, Auditorium A/B

800 East 28th St., Minneapolis, MN 55407

Parking fees are on your own. Participants are encouraged to park in the Minneapolis Children’s Visitor parking ramp located off of 26th Street, near the 910 Medical Building. The Education Building is located directly across the street from the parking ramp.

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