NURSE & PHYSICIAN EXTENDERS’ PROGRAMS

N&PE    Watch for this icon throughout      BREAKFAST SEMINARS                        128                               N&PE
the Preliminary Program. It indicates       103 Lumbar Spine Fusion                   Mid-level Practitioner Luncheon
sessions that were designed with you in
mind.                                       109 Controversies in the Management       Monday, May 3, 1:00–2:45 PM
                                                of Intracerebral Hematomas
                                                                                      Fee: $25
                                            113 Management of Spinal Axis Trauma
NEUROSCIENCE NURSE, NURSE                                                             Skull Base Surgery: Quantums of
PRACTITIONER AND PHYSICIAN                  120 Management of Acute Spinal Cord
                                                                                      Solace and Despair
ASSISTANT ACTIVITIES                            Injury
                                                                                      Moderator: Twyila Lay, NP, MS
The Scientific Program Committee has         202 Multidisciplinary Management of
organized a comprehensive selection of          Cerebral AVMs                         Speaker: Anil Nanda, MD, FACS
scientific topics that will be presented.    206 Surgical Treatment of Parkinson's     This luncheon offers an exclusive
All registered nurses, nurse                    Disease                               opportunity for Mid-level Practitioners
practitioners, and physician assistants                                               and Nurses to meet, debate, and discuss
are encouraged to attend any of the         209 Management of Vasospasm
                                                                                      the uniqueness of their roles within the
Breakfast Seminars that are offered each    210 Management of Adult Scoliosis         realm of neurological surgery as it
morning, Monday through Wednesday;                                                    relates to procedural techniques, inter-
and the Practical Clinics on Saturday       213 Management of Asymptomatic
                                                                                      disciplinary communication and
and Sunday.                                     Vascular Lesion
                                                                                      barriers practice. The luncheon will
Six practical clinics, sixteen breakfast    218 The Spectrum of Adjuvant Therapy      feature an interactive session on Skull
seminars and two afternoon sessions are         for Brain Tumors                      Base Surgery. The session will highlight
being offered, which are listed below, as                                             pre-op, intra-op and post-op patient
                                            220 Pediatric Head Injury
well as the Mid-level Practitioner                                                    care as provided by the nurse and mid-
Luncheon:                                   302 Cerebral Neuromonitoring              level practitioner. In conclusion,
                                                                                      potential complications and preventive
                                            306 Coil vs. Clip for Intracranial
                                                                                      measures will be explored.
                                            310 Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
004 3-D Anatomy and Approaches to                                                     500                               N&PE
    the Supratentorial Area and             313 Integrating Mid-Level Practitioners
    Anterior Skull Base                         into Your Practice                    Advancements in Neurotrauma Care

005 Spinal Stabilization, Fusion and        318 Evaluation of the Child with a        Tuesday, May 4, 2:00–5:00 PM
    Instrumentations: Biomechanics              CSF Shunt
                                                                                      Fee: $100
    and Techniques                                                                    Free for N&PE
006 Decision Making and the Spine                                                     Moderator:
    Patient for Nurses, APRNs and PAs                                                 Twyila Lay, NP, MS
013 Peripheral Nerve Injuries,                                                        Speakers:
    Entrapments and Tumors:                                                           Jonathan R. Jagid, MD
    Examination and Evaluation                                                        Marianne E. Langlois, PA-C
020 Head and Spine Trauma: Current                                                    Geoffrey T. Manley, MD, PhD
    Treatments and Controversies with                                                 Ava Puccio, RN, PhD
    Hands-On Practical Session in                                                     Shirley I. Stiver, MD, PhD
    Brain Monitoring and Techniques                                                   Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD

028 Neurotrauma Critical Care Review                                                  This seminar will explore the
    and Update for the Practicing                                                     physiological basis for critical decision
    Neurosurgeon                                                                      making and evidenced based treatments
                                                                                      for some of the most common traumatic
                                                                                      disorders including; traumatic brain
                                                                                      injury, neurovascular injury and spinal
                                                                                      trauma. Using a fun and interesting case
                                                                                      based approach, this seminar is
                                                                                      designed for nurses, physician assistants,                                                                                                                 68
nurse practitioners and other allied        arteriovenous malformations and
health professionals interested in the      arteriovenous fistulae.
latest information and state-of-the-art
                                            Subarachnoid hemorrhage resulting
treatment of neurosurgical injury.
                                            from ruptured intracranial aneurysms
Learning Objectives:                        will be discussed with specific
After completing this educational           discussion of management of acute
activity, participants should be able to:   ruptured aneurysms, as well as current
✹ Discuss patient directed therapies        endovascular therapies for associated
  utilizing pathophysiological indicators   delayed vasospasm.
  of cerebral blood flow dynamics for
                                            Learning Objectives:
  the treatment of intracranial
                                            After completing this educational
                                            activity, participants should be able to:
✹ Discuss diagnosis, interventions,
                                            ✹ Explain the demographics of
  treatment and complications of
                                              ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
  vascular injuries in the setting of
                                            ✹ Describe causes and endovascular
                                              management of ischemic stroke,
✹ Discuss the evidence for acute spinal
                                              secondary to cardiac disease,
  cord decompression verses medical
                                              intracranial and extracranial
  management and identify current
                                              atherosclerosis and dissection
  therapeutic modalities
                                            ✹ Detail endovascular diagnosis and
✹ Discuss the use of deep brain
                                              management of hemorrhagic stroke
  stimulation in the setting of traumatic
                                              resulting from ruptured aneurysms,
  brain injury
                                              arteriovenous malformations and
501                                N&PE
Endovascular Management of                  NOT A MEMBER OF AANS?
Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke
                                            RNs, NPs, and PAs are encouraged
Wednesday, May 5, 2:00–5:00 PM              to become AANS members in the
                                            Associate category. Requirements
Fee: $100
                                            include proof of certification and letters
Free for N&PE
                                            of recommendation from three (3)
Moderator:                                  AANS voting members. For a list of
Adnan H. Siddiqui, MD, PhD                  member benefits and access to the
                                            online application, please go to
Bernard R. Bendok, MD
Peng Roc Chen, MD
Kai U. Frerichs, MD
Elad I. Levy, MD, FACS
Kenneth M. Liebman, MD
Laura Mason, ANP-C
The course will provide a
comprehensive introduction to
endovascular management of ischemic
and hemorrhagic stroke.
The design will allow participants to
familiarize themselves with the
diagnosis and management of ischemic
stroke and its attendant predisposing
disease states including cardiac embolic
sources, as well as carotid and
intracranial atherosclerotic disease.
The course will address comprehensive
diagnosis and endovascular
management of hemorrhagic stroke
emanating from ruptured intracranial                                                                            69

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