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Neurologic Disorders - Part 3: Coma, Alterations of Consciousness and Sleep Disorders (RH1504)


Author(s): Elsevier USA


Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CLCP, COPS-KT, Delaware BON, RNs


Credit Hours: 8


Course Description

In this course, we discuss coma. Specifically, we present the metabolic and structural causes of coma, assessment protocols, and the different levels of care and treatment. We also discuss the assessment and treatment of the most common sleep disorders.


Course Format

Online

Course Objectives

  1. Differentiate between metabolic and structural causes of coma

  2. Describe assessment and treatment protocols for the comatose treatment along the following levels of care:
    1. emergent
    2. ICU
    3. Acute
    4. Rehabilitation

  3. Discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, assessment and treatment for:
    1. Cognitive deficits
    2. Memory deficits
    3. Executive System deficits

  4. Describe the etiology, pathophysiology, assessment and treatment of the most common sleep disorders

  5. Describe the four types of sleep apnea

Course Overview

Outline:

Coma and Alterations of Consciousness

  • Altered States of Consciousness
    • Inattention and Confusion
    • Etiology
    • Common Pathophysiology
    • Outcome States
    • Assessment
  • Coma Management
    • Initial Emergent Assessment / Management
    • Secondary Emergent Assessment / Management
    • Intensive Care Unit Assessment
    • Treatment
    • Recovery Outcome
    • Continuum of Care
  • Cognitive Deficits
    • Etiology
    • Pathophysiology
    • Assessment
    • Treatment
  • Memory Deficits
    • Etiology
    • Pathophysiology
    • Assessment
    • Treatment
  • Executive System Deficits
    • Etiology
    • Pathophysiology
    • Assessment
    • Treatment
    • Continuum of Care
  • Comprehensive Patient Management: Alterations of Consciousness
    • Health Teaching
    • Nutritional Considerations
    • Psychosocial Considerations
  • Continuum of Care
    • Case Management Considerations
  • Conclusion
Sleep Disorders
  • Normal Sleep Patterns
  • Neurochemical Anatomy of Sleep
Common Sleep Disorders
  • Insomnia, Narcolepsy, and Sleep-Wake Schedule Disorders
    • Etiology
    • Pathophysiology
    • Assessment
    • Treatment
  • Sleep Apnea
    • Etiology / Pathophysiology
    • Assessment
    • Treatment
  • Other Sleep Disorders
    • Nocturnal Myoclonus
    • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
    • Parasomnias
    • Sleep-Provoked Disorders of Conditions
  • Comprehensive Patient Management: Sleep Disorders
    • Health Teaching
    • Nutritional Considerations
    • Psychosocial Considerations
  • Continuum of Care
    • Rehabilitation / Home Care
    • Assessment of Home Environment
    • Interventions After Discharge
    • Case Management Considerations
  • Conclusion

Course Price

$64.00

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