After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1.  Differentiate between ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
2.  Compare and contrast nursing management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patients.
3.  Identify modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors of stroke.
4.  Identify the pathophysiology and nursing management of headaches.
5.  Identify the pathophysiology and nursing management of neuromuscular and autoimmune disorders.
6.  Identify the pathophysiology and nursing management of degenerative disorders.
7.  Recognize conditions requiring surgical intervention.
8.  Relate the pathophysiology and nursing management of CNS infection.
9.  Describe nursing management of brain tumors.
10. Identify different types of brain tumors.



Kimberly Desautels, MSN, RN, CCRN
Nurse Educator, Daly 5A
Baystate Medical Center

Kailey Goliebowski,
Stroke Coordinator
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
10/28/2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 4.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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