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Neurology- 2021 LIVESTREAM CNE Conference

December 2, 2021

This neurology nursing conference is designed to enhance nursing practice to care for neurology patients, focusing on knowledge, skills, and assessments. Unique neurology patient populations will also be presented including COVID-19, transgender, and epilepsy patients.

Livestream is on December 17, 2021. Main time posted is Central Time. See Program Tab for additional time zones.

All sessions will be recorded and available for registered attendees to view through March 2, 2022. Please note the recordings will available 10 days after the live event.

Target Audience

This livestream CNE conference is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals providing care for patients in any Neurovascular healthcare setting.

Learning Objectives


  • Differentiate the NIH stroke scale, the Glasgow coma scale, and a general neurologic assessment
  • Identify risk factors for patients at a higher risk of stroke
  • List two examples how neurology nurses are working at the highest scope of nursing practice
  • Describe neurologic considerations for unique patient populations

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 ANCC
  • 6.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
12/02/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
12/02/2021 - 6:00pm
Pacific Time ZoneMTN Time zoneCentral Standard time zoneEastern time zone  
6:55 AM7:55 AM8:55 AM9:55 AMWelcome and Announcements  
7:00 AM8:00 AM9:00 AM10:00 AMProcedures on Point: The Benefits of Procedural Based Neurology NursingBryce Falk, MSN, RN, CNRN
8:00 AM9:00 AM10:00 AM11:00 AMSpinal AssessmentChris Tran, DNP, ACNP-BC
8:45 AM9:45 AM10:45 AM11:45 AMBreak 
9:00 AM10:00 AM11:00 AM12:00 PMThe NIHSS Assessment: Learning the Language of Stroke and Optimizing Patient CareKara Sands, MD
10:00 AM11:00 AM12:00 PM1:00 PMExogenous Hormone Use: An application to stroke and stroke preventionVanesa Vanderhye, MSN, RN
11:00 AM12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PMLunch 
12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PMCovid-19 DysautonomiaBrent Goodman, MD
1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PMCranial Nerve ExamJoDee Winter, PA-C
2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM5:00 PMBreak 
2:15 PM3:15 PM4:15 PM5:15 PMCare of the Patient in the Epilepsy Monitoring UnitJennifer Berry, MSN, RN, CNRN
3:15 PM4:15 PM5:15 PM6:15 PMAdjourn 
Rochester, MN
United States

This course will be presented via Zoom live web stream.

Course Director: 
Denise Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
Nursing Education Specialist-Continuing Nursing Education Program
Assistant Professor of Nursing,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Department of Nursing
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Jennifer Berry, MSN, RN, CNRN
Nursing Education Specialist
Department of Nursing
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Bryce Falk, MSN, RN, CNRN
Instructor in Nursing
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Brent Goodman, MD
Department of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

Kara Sands, MD
Department of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Chris Tran, DNP, ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Vanesa Vanderhye, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, SCRN
Stroke Center Coordinator
Nurse Administrative Specialist
Instructor in Nursing
Department of Neurology &Neurosurgery
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

JoDee Winter, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Department of Neurologic Surgery
Instructor In Neurosurgery
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 6.75 ANCC contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals

A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

Available Credit

  • 6.75 ANCC
  • 6.75 Attendance


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