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Brain Rescue (Zayed 12 West)

Joint Commission-certified stroke program caring for acute stroke (hemorrhagic and ischemic), transient ischemic attacks, vasculitis, carotid and vertebral dissection, and subarachnoid  hemorrhage

Patient Population

  • Adult; Spinal surgery, intracranial hemorrhage, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis,  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, any disease that would affect the brain or spinal column, and seizures

Number of Beds

  • 32; 26 in patient, 6 BRU

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • 1:4-5 (Inpatient), 1:3 (Brain Rescue IMC)

New Grad RN Orientation Length

  • 3 months
Carly Turner

Why I Choose Neuroscience Nursing

"At Hopkins, you really are able to become an expert in your department. You gain the respect and trust of your peers and of the physicians. It's a good feeling to know that you know what you're doing."

—Carly Turner, RN
Neuroscience Critical Care Unit

ANCC Magnet Recognition

Magnet Site Visit Announced

The Johns Hopkins Department of Nursing will host appraisers from the Magnet Recognition Program from 9/9-11/2013.

Public Notice of Site Visit