Digital Education: N-Case

Neurocritical Care Society Nursing Resources (N-Case)

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The N-Case is a complimentary section of NCS OnDemand that features nursing-related resources for healthcare professionals working in the field of neurocritical care.

See below for topics discussed and content designed specifically for nursing care of the neurocritically ill.


Resources

    • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage - Review for the Novice Neurocritical Care Nurse - Live Webinar

      This one-hour webinar presentation will review nursing care of the aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) patient.  Reasons why the patient would have an altered mental status will be presented. Cranial nerve assessment as well as other assessment tools will be discussed regarding assessing the aSAH patient. Lastly interventions to attenuate vasospasm will be reviewed.This live webinar will be recorded and posted to NCS OnDemand at the conclusion of the presentation. All attendees of the live webinar will be given access to the recorded presentation after it is posted in NCS OnDemand. 
    • N-Case CE Bundle

      This new N-Case offering features four bundled presentations that nurses can claim for CE credit after completing. Included in this bundle are the Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Self-Paced Case Study, the Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Self-Paced Case Study, the NCS Basic Nursing Neurological Assessment, and the NCS Advanced Nursing Neurological Assessment. Completion of these four presentations and accompanying multiple-choice exams will allow nurses to claim 7 nursing contact hours. 
    • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Self-Paced Case Study

      This presentation provides a self-paced challenging cerebral aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage case study including: overview of cerebral aneurysms, assessment and diagnosis, initial management, general measures, treatment and management of complications due to aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
    • Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Self-Paced Case Study

      This presentation will provide a self-paced acute severe traumatic brain injury case study including: identification of primary and secondary brain injury, subjective and objective assessments, nursing interventions, and transitions of care. 
    • NCS Basic Nursing Neurological Assessment

      This presentation provides a basic neurological nursing assessment including: mental status and level of consciousness exam, pupillary response, motor, cerebellar and sensory assessments.
    • NCS Advanced Nursing Neurological Assessment

      This presentation will provide an advanced neurological nursing assessment including: consciousness, cranial nerves, motor, sensory, reflex, and spine assessments.
    • Nursing: Early Mobilization in the Neurocritical Care Unit

      Presented by Mary Kay Bader, RN, MSN, CCNS, FNCS, FAHA, W. Lee Titsworth, MD, PhD, and Kate Klein, RN, MBA, ACNP-BC, CCRN at the 2015 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ.
    • Neurological Assessment DVD

      - This professional teaching video, produced by the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses, demonstrates how to perform a complete neurological assessment with a focus on discriminating between normal and abnormal findings. Subtitled in English, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Serbian, Finish, Croatian, German, Dutch, Greek.
    • Cranial Nerves Music Video

      Doctors, nurses, students and staff on UT Southwestern's Neurocritical Care Team got their groove on for an original song about the cranial nerves and their functions.