ECCO 4: Caring for Patients with Neurologic Disorders, Part 1 - PCU

ECCO 4: Caring for Patients with Neurologic Disorders, Part 1 - PCU

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Online Course, 2020


Product Code: ECCO4N1pMIND

Caring for Patients with Neurologic Disorders: Part 1

Subscription Length - 6 months 


Neurologic, Part 1 provides an in-depth review of neurologic assessment techniques, including standardized scales, diagnostic tests, intracranial pressure monitoring, an overview of death by neurologic criteria and vital sign evaluation. Nursing priorities and management for the patient with intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring include noninvasive monitoring and setup, and maintenance and troubleshooting cerebral spinal fluid drains, including lumbar drains. Within each topic area, you will explore measures to ensure accuracy, troubleshoot monitoring issues, intervene for alterations and prevent complications.

Learning Objectives

  • Perform a neurologic assessment on a virtual patient using special assessment techniques. 
  • Describe the Monro-Kellie hypothesis. 
  • Provide care for a virtual patient with a brain herniation.
  • Describe the specialized neurologic diagnostic tests used in critical care.
  • Provide care for virtual patients requiring cerebral fluid monitoring.

Derived From ECCO

The contents of this modular course are from “Essentials of Critical Care Orientation” (ECCO) 4.0’s PCU track.

Designed for nurses new to working in progressive or intensive care units, ECCO applies current, evidence-based practice to equip learners with the knowledge and confidence to provide safe patient care in the PCU. Featuring evidence-based learning, real-life patient scenarios and virtual simulations, ECCO (PCU) consists of 17 modules that offer up to 67.72 continuing education (CE) contact hours. 

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CE hours are provided for this ECCO modular course.

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, Provider Number 0012. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is approved by the California State Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP1036, for up to 3.45 contact hours. 

CE Expiration Date: July 1, 2026.

This product is nonrefundable.