Week Ten

March 29, 2017Sagittal Fibers

What you should do:

  1. Complete the required reading
  2. Access the slides for the guest lecture
  3. Review any basic pathophysiology and anatomy related to neuro, if you need

Required Reading

Stroke Core Measures ICU Article


DiSabatino Smith (2017) Feasibility and Effectiveness of Delirium Prevention Bundle
Delgado (2016) Preventing Delirium in Critically Ill Patients


Classroom Learning Activities

Guest Lecture: Past CI graduate Lauren Fink, RN, BSN, Surgical ICU Cottage Health Care System

Brain Death Discussion/Activity

Code Fast/Code Stroke

Spinal Cord Injury Case Study Review

Aging Neurological Issues Lecture and Brain Tour

Short video: What is Alzheimers?


Other Resources: National Institute on Aging; Alzheimer’s Association; City of Camarillo Council on Aging; US Special Committee on Aging


You choose!

Option 1: Find a Neuro related article or newer intervention in care of Neuro-Spine patients. Report your interesting findings so we all learn together!

Option 2: What are the trends in care for the aging? What can you anticipate the needs will be for the aging (over 65 years) in the next 5-10 years? Are there any concerns?