Neurocritical Care Conference

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Conference ID

D6248

Purpose

The purpose of this activity is to provide the participant with current, evidenced-based information to assist them in meeting the complex needs of the neurocritical care patient.

Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, advanced practice clinicians, pharmacists and other health-care providers who care for neurocritical care patients.

Objective

  • Incorporate evidenced-based guidelines in the care of the neurocritical care patient.
  • Discuss ethical and legal challenges specific to the care of the neurocritical care patient.
  • Describe the care of the patient with common neurological disease processes such as status epilepticus, encephalopathy and neurogenic stress cardiomyopathy.
  • Discuss how mechanical ventilation, administration of hypertonic saline and targeted temperature management can be incorporated to improve the outcomes of neurocritical care patients.

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 6.5 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing website.

ACPE

The ACPE logo, black vaguely Romanic text with "AC" stacked directly on top of "PE," surrounded by a black-box border.Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned the Universal Activity Number of 0322-0000-18-022-L05-P. It has been approved for 6.5 Contact Hours Or 0.65 CEUs of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers. The attendee list will be uploaded into CPE Monitor approximately one week after completion of the program. Statements of credit indicated in contact hours and CEUs will be available through CPE Monitor. Successful completion includes signing in at registration with personal NABP number and date of birth, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, and completing the activity evaluation. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Education.

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our sponsored educational programs. Faculty members are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation.

Agenda

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 7 a.m. | Check-In/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits
  • 8 a.m. | Welcome
  • 8:15 a.m. | Targeted Temperature Management Post-Traumatic Brain Injury: Optimizing Care and Improving Outcomes
    Richard Arbour, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS, CCTC, FAAN, FCCM
  • 8:45 a.m. | Neurogenic Stress Cardiomyopathy
    Jacquelyn Ryer, MSN, CCRN, AGACNP
  • 9:15 a.m. | Diagnostic Workup of Encephalopathy
    David Ermak, DO
  • 9:45 a.m. | Break/Exhibits
  • 10 a.m. | Axons or Alveoli? Considerations for Advanced Ventilatory Support in the Critically Ill Neurological Patient
    Mary Jane Reed, MD, FACS, FCCM, FCCP
  • 10:30 a.m. | Stop the Bleed! Options for Reversal of Anticoagulants
    Justin Davanzo, MD
  • 11 a.m. | Practical Approach to Neuro Monitoring
    Haejoe Park, MD
  • 11:30 a.m. | Trans-Thoracic Echocardiography for the Evaluation of Hypotension and Shock
    Sprague W. Hazard III, MD
  • Noon | Lunch/Exhibits
  • 12:45 p.m. | Electroencephalogram (EEG) Monitoring in Status Epilepticus
    Tiffany Fisher, MD, PhD
  • 1:15 p.m. | Use of Hypertonic Saline
    Jack Jallo, MD, PhD
  • 1:45 p.m. | Panel Discussion: Medical Legal Challenges in the Neuro ICU
    Moderator: Erin Brinser, MSN, ACNPC-AG, CCRN
    Mary Jane Bijelic, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, SCRN
    Jennifer Dallago, RN, BSN, CCRN
    Susan Glod, MD, MEd, FACP
    Nicole Lehman, Esq
    Rebecca Volpe, PhD
  • 2:45 p.m. | Break/Exhibits
  • 3 p.m. | What’s New in the Neuro ICU?
    Lori Cox, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN, FCCM
  • 3:30 p.m. | Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) and Post-Intensive Care Syndrome-Family (PICS-F)
    Barbara Birriel, PhD, ACNP-BC, FCCM
  • 4 p.m. | Adjournment

For a printable PDF brochure of this program, contact continuinged@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Faculty

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Mary Jane Bijelic, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, SCRN
Critical Care Nurse Practitioner
Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Barbara Birriel, PhD, ACNP-BC, FCCM
Assistant Research Professor
College of Nursing
Penn State University Park

Erin Brinser, MSN, ACNPC-AG, CCRN
Critical Care Nurse Practitioner
Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Lori Cox, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN, FCCM
Critical Care Nurse Practitioner
Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Jennifer Dallago, RN, BSN, CCRN
Staff Nurse
Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Justin Davanzo, MD
Fellow, Neurocritical Care
Department of Neurosurgery

David Ermak, DO
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Penn State College of Medicine

Tiffany Fisher, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Penn State College of Medicine

Susan Glod, MD, MEd, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Penn State Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Palliative Care Center of Excellence
Penn State College of Medicine

Sprague W. Hazard III, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Critical Care and Neurosurgery
Division Director of Neuroanesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine

Nicole Lehman, Esq
Associate General Counsel
Office of General Counsel
Penn State University Park
Penn State College of Medicine

Haejoe Park, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Neurocritical Care
Penn State College of Medicine

Rebecca Volpe, PhD
Assistant Professor
Vice Chair for Education
Department of Humanities
Director, Clinical Ethics
Consultation Service
Penn State College of Medicine

Jacquelyn Ryer, MSN, CCRN, AGACNP
Critical Care Nurse Practitioner
Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Invited Faculty

Richard Arbour, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS, CCTC, FAAN, FCCM
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Neuroscience and Critical Care
Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health
Lancaster, PA

Jack Jallo, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Neurotrauma and Critical Care
Vice Chair Academic Services
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Mary Jane Reed, MD, FACS, FCCM, FCCP
Departments of Critical Care Medicine and General Surgery
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA

Fee

  • Physicians: $149
  • Other: $100

Fee includes cost of instruction, all listed meals and online handout materials.

Registrations received after Oct. 15, 2018, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellation

Cancellations received after Oct. 8, 2018, will incur a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be given after Oct. 12, 2018.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Sponsor

This program is a continuing education service of Penn State College of Medicine.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

University Nondiscrimination Policy

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