The Institute for Emergency Department Clinical Quality Improvement
Promoting excellence in emergency department operations, clinical quality, and patient safety through a commitment to quality improvement, clinical education, international collaboration, and research.
Neurological Emergencies is a 2-day, 16-hour course that provides updates, best practices, and new algorithms to diagnose neurological symptoms, quickly identify a neurological emergency, and take appropriate measures to optimize outcomes for high-risk patients. The goal of this course is to prepare clinicians to quickly and accurately diagnose and provide appropriate care for patients with neurological emergencies, including:
- High-frequency symptoms: Headache, back pain, dizziness, diplopia
- High-risk conditions: Acute ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, traumatic brain injury, coma, and intracerebral hemorrhage.