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2021 Barrow Neuroscience Nursing Symposium


The 39th Annual Barrow Neuroscience Nursing Symposium will provide an organized approach to care and challenges that are faced. The most up to date and evidence-based information on communication, nursing, medical and surgical interventions, along with tools to support the impact of care, will be delivered by experts specializing in neurology and neurosurgery.


Available February-October 2021
Virtual On-Demand

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Speakers and Topics

Andrew Ducruet, MD – Advances in Endovascular  Approaches in the Neurovascular Patient Population

Meredith Wicklund, MD – Evaluation of the Comatose and Altered Patient

Cindy Blank-Reid, MSN, RN, TCRN, CEN – Neuroscience Patients Who Have Lived in The White House; The Pituitary; Neuro: What to Know, What to Do, and How to Do It

Virginia Prendergast, PhD, NP-C, FAAN, CNRN – Resiliency: It is not just for a Pandemic

Sarah Key, MS, CCC-SLP – Awake Craniotomy: Mapping the Quality of Life

Randal W. Porter, MD – Doctor-Patient Communication, Disclosure and Informed Consent

Jacob Baranoski, MD – Behind Closed Doors: Vascular Neurosurgery Update

Linda Hunt, MS – From Bedside to the Boardroom

Matthias Linke, DO, FAAPMR, SCIM – Surviving a 1 year Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship in New York City Amid a Worldwide Pandemic: Conquering Through

Speaker Disclosures

  • Andrew Ducruet, MD
    • Consultant: Medtronic, Stryker,  Cerenovus, Penumbra, Koswire
    • Ownership interest:  Aneuvas  Technologies,  Inc.
  • Cynthia Blank-Reird, MSN, RN, TCRN, CEN: No disclosures 
  • Linda Hunt, MS: No disclosures 
  • Matthias Linke, DO: No disclosures 
  • Meredith Wicklund, MD: No disclosures 
  • Jacob Baranoski, MD No disclosures 
  • Randall Porter, MD
    • Shareholder or Ownership: The Medical Memory, LLC 
  • Sarah Key, MS, CCC-SLP: No disclosures 
  • Virginia Prendergast, PhD, NP-C, FAAN, CNRN: No disclosures