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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.

2019 neuroscience symposium attendees

Date and Time

Available March-October 2021
Virtual On-Demand

Speakers and Topics

Andrew Ducruet, MDAdvances in Endovascular  Approaches in the Neurovascular Patient Population
Meredith Wicklund, MDEvaluation of the Comatose and Altered Patient
Cindy Blank-Reid, MSN, RN, TCRN, CENNeuroscience 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, CNRNResiliency: It is not just for a Pandemic
Sarah Key, MS, CCC-SLPAwake Craniotomy: Mapping the Quality of Life
Randal W. Porter, MDDoctor-Patient Communication, Disclosure and Informed Consent
Jacob Baranoski, MDBehind Closed Doors: Vascular Neurosurgery Update
Linda Hunt, MSFrom Bedside to the Boardroom
Matthias Linke, DO, FAAPMR, SCIMSurviving a 1 year Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship in New York City Amid a Worldwide Pandemic: Conquering Through


  • 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