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Continuing Education

Following orientation, developmental workshops are offered to all nurses in The Johns Hopkins Hospital Neurosciences Nursing Department for professional growth. Available workshops to enhance your career path include:

  • Clinical Topics in Neurosciences Nursing I
    This workshop offers a review of neuroanatomy and neurological assessment. Additionally, case studies on neurosurgical problems such as brain tumors, cerebral aneurysms, and degenerative spine disorders are discussed.
  • Clinical Topics in Neurosciences Nursing II
    This workshop focuses on various aspects of neurological diagnosis. Myasthenia gravis, seizures, and Guillain Barre Syndrome are a few of the diagnoses that are explored in this day-long offering.
  • Cerebrovascular Workshop
    This workshop provides an overview of the medical and surgical management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Charge Nurse Workshop
    This workshop highlights the Charge Nurse’s responsibilities, managing emergencies, and conflict resolution. It also identifies institutional resources necessary to be a successful Charge Nurse. Clinical scenarios will guide interactive discussions.
  • Preceptor Workshop
    This workshop provides the preceptor with tools necessary to successfully orient and integrate the new nurse into the neuroscience care environment.
  • Neuro Academy
    This three-day program is directed toward the development of our experienced Nurse Clinician IIs and IIIs. This program provides education on evidenced-based practice (EBP) and affords Nurse Clinicians the opportunity to participate in a departmentally based EBP project of their choice.
  • Advanced Clinical Topics in Neurosciences Nursing
    This annual offering provides our experienced Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurses with the opportunity to be learn about cutting edge surgical techniques by Johns Hopkins attending neurosurgeons.

Continuing Education certificates are provided for many of these courses.


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