After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Discuss potential complications of hemorrhagic stroke.
2.  Discuss nursing management of hemorrhagic stroke.
3.  Identify the signs and symptoms of hemorrhagic stroke.
4.  Define and classify traumatic brain injury.
5.  Diferentiate between primary and secondary injuries.
6.  Discuss nursing management of TBI.
7.  Discuss potential complications of TBI.
8.  Define and classify brain tumors.
9.  Define and classify spinal tumors.
10.  Discuss nursing management of brain tumors.
11.  Discuss nursing management of spinal tumors.
12.  Discuss nursing management of patients with cranial surgery.
13.  Identify potential complications of cranial surgery.


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

Allison Kostrzewa, MSN, RN, CNRN
Unit Manager, Daly 5A
Baystate Medical Center

Catia Pires, BSN, RN, CNRN
Staff Nurse, Daly 5A
Baystate Medical Center

Deborah Tully, FNP, BSN, RN, CNRN

Staff Nurse, Daly 5A
Baystate Medical Center

Anna Martins, BSN, RN
Staff Nurse, Daly 5A
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: 
11/01/2019 - 8:00am to 12:00pm 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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