Cedric McKoy & Susan Fralick-Ball - Complete Care for the Neuro Patient
Time is brain…
When your patient’s neurological status changes, it is critical that your examination is thorough, your assessment is accurate, and you are able to execute the crucial interventions necessary to ensure a positive outcome. And because neurological symptoms can develop at any time, it is ESSENTIAL that all healthcare providers possess the ability and confidence to make these split-second decisions and spring into action when a neuro change is occurring.
Now, in this in-depth online course, two neuro experts with a combined 50+ years of experience, will give you the most up-to-date concepts and interventions that you can apply into your practice immediately. Dr. Susan Fralick-Ball will give you a firm foundation of the brain and nervous systems’ anatomy and physiology so you can find patient complications faster and respond to them more appropriately.
Neuro-intensive expert Cedric McKoy will dive deeper into the advances in stroke care. He will make these complex concepts understandable while providing useful tips and tools you can use in your next stroke emergency.
Walk away knowing you are the difference between a good and bad outcome when faced with your next neurological complication.
Complete Care for the Neuro Patient:
The Brain in Detail
Improve your assessment skills, build a firm foundation of the brain and nervous systems anatomy and physiology to apply these skills in your patients’ daily care. When you understand these essential concepts you will be able to find patient complications faster and respond to them more appropriately. You will leave with a systematic approach to assessments, an understanding of common neurological pathologies, and a renewed commitment to achieving excellence in patient care.
Expert Susan Fralick-Ball will walk you step-by-step through:
- The Electrical & Neurochemical Function of the Brain
- The ABCs of the Rapid Neuro Exam
- Intracranial Pressure
- The NEED to Know Neuro Disorders & Injuries
- Common Cranial Nerve Disorders
- Dissecting Brain Events/Stroke
- Differentiating Headaches
- Handling Seizures Effectively
- Plus, you will get to download a NEURO Take Home Tool Kit
About Your Speaker
Dr. Susan Fralick-Ball, PsyD, MSN, CLNC, CH, is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist with an additional 40 years of clinical/educational nursing practice in a wide range of specialties. As a neuropsychologist, she has worked with patients having a vast variety of neurological disorders. Susan was responsible for coordinating all clinical and administrative activities for the stroke program of a nationally renowned neurological-medical rehabilitation hospital where she also developed a stroke support group for patients, family members, and staff. Additionally, she aided patients with neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders such as MS, Guillain-Barré, CIDP, Parkinson’s, Myasthenia Gravis, ALS, Spinal cord injuries, TBI, head trauma, and dementias.
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Advances in Stroke Care
Get an in-depth look at the advances in stroke management. Every nurse needs to know these critical concepts in order to provide the best and most up-to-date care to patients and their families. This hand-selected expert is well known for his ability to make complex concepts understandable and provides useful tips and tools you can immediately put into practice.
You will uncover:
- Stroke Prevention Updates
- Challenges of the Neuro Exam
- Identifying Stroke Mimics and Chameleons
- Acute Stroke Care
- Ischemic Strokes
- Current Management Strategies
- Hemorrhagic Strokes
- Limiting Complications of Stroke
- Stroke Medication from A to Z
- The Role of the Primary Stroke Center
About Your Speaker
Cedric McKoy, MSN, ACN P, is a neuro-intensive care nurse practitioner and the Stroke Center Coordinator at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC). UCMC serves close to 400 stroke patients annually and includes a neurointensive care unit for patients with ICH, ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, brain tumors, traumatic brain injuries, myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. As an acute care nurse practitioner, Cedric works with a team of neuro-intensivists to assess and develop care plans for ICU patients, as well as providing hospital-wide consultation for neuro patients. In his role as the Stroke Center Coordinator, Cedric trains critical care nurses and is responsible for TJC data collection for the hospital’s stroke patient population. He also contributed to the development of the Stroke Management Guidelines for the UCMC.
Learning that Fits YOUR Schedule:
View any of the video modules at your convenience with immediate entry into the online portal. You’ll have unlimited access to all the materials, and you can download everything to keep for future reference! Plus, use the CE21 Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Interact and collaborate with other professionals in the online community through chat boards and online forums. Participants love sharing ideas, asking questions and networking with other practitioners!
Complete your CE tests online at the completion of each module, with instant access to your CE certificates – earn up to 12.6 CE hours.