Transcranial Doppler Monitoring: Sound Piece of Mind In Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Kris Machingo, RN, RDMS
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of both TCD and TCI uses and techniques
  • Differentiate between index/ratios, important numbers, values and grading criteria
  • Relate TCD and TCI findings, to the anticipated nursing interventions needed to reduce cerebral vasospasm in the aneurysmal SAH patient

Continuing Education Information

This test is FREE to both member and nonmember CE customers
CE ID: CER272-10
Total Contact Hours: 1.25
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 5/1/2014

Description

This presentation will define the basic signs/symptoms of aneurismal rupture and relate the cerebral vascular anatomy to the non-invasive Transcranial Doppler (TCD) exam. Three case studies provide critical care nurses the opportunity to analyze and apply interventions needed to optimize outcomes, supporting TCD/TCI modalities in the aneurysmal SAH patient.

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