AANN Webinar: Care of the Movement Disorder Patient with Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

When:  Feb 25, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (CT)
Join us on February 25, 2021 from 2-3pm CT for this live webinar presented by Joan Miravite, DNP RN FNP-BC.

Participants can receive 1 CE credit for attending the webinar and completing the evaluation. This recording for this webinar will be available for free after the live webinar.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Define therapeutic goals of DBS for patients with movement disorders
2. Summarize objectives of pre-operative DBS patient education
3. Identify appropriate candidates for DBS
4. Recognize post-operative nursing care priorities, including monitoring for seizures or stroke, bleeding, infection and resuming meds
5. Describe realistic post-operative expectations for patients with DBS
6. Examine DBS management considerations, including medication changes and programming adjustments