nursing symposium

​Join us at the ISPN nursing symposium and hear how different countries and cultures provide nursing the best care for neurosurgical children.


NURSING SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME

Hours October 8, 2017, Sunday 
Hall A: Aspen Hall
09:55-10:00Welcome
10:00-10:50
Nursing Symposium - morning session 1
Chairs: Lindy May, Cathy Cartwright

10:00-10:30 Nursing - The Keystone of Good Paediatric Neurosurgical Practice, William Harkness

10:30-10:40 Approval of Nursing and Allied Health Professional Committee and election of Chairperson
Chaired by: ISPN President William Harkness

10:40-10:50
 NS-001 The Evolution of Advanced Practice Providers in Pediatric Neurosurgery: A Clinical Review, Heather Eckman
10:50-11:10DISCUSSION & BREAK
11:10-12:20Nursing Symposium - morning session 2
Chairs: Lindy May, Cathy Cartwright

11:10-11:20 NS-002 The management of children with Achondroplasia- the neurosurgical perspective, Lindy May
11:20-11:30 
NS-003 Pain Control and Positioning in Children Following Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy Surgery, Janette Christine Coble
11:30-11:40 
NS-004 A Comparison of Dressing Techniques for Pre-surgical Closure of Myelomeningocele in the Neonate, Cathy Cartwright
11:40-11:50 
NS-005 Fetal in-utero Repair of Myelomeningocele: Postnatal Wound Management From a Nursing Perspective, Anne M Gildehaus
11:50-12:00 
NS-006 Setting up and delivering an acute, non-general anaesthetic, nurse led, Botulinum Toxin Therapy service within paediatric neurosciences, Jenny Sacree
12:00-12:10 Discussion
12:10-13:10LUNCH BREAK
13:10-15:00Nursing Symposium - afternoon session 1
Chairs: Chairs Jenny Sacree, Patti Batchelor

13:10-13:20 NS-007 Congenital Hypotonia: Neurosurgical Management, Case Report, Kamilah Dowling
13:20-13:30 
NS-008 Non Accidental Head Injury - how the nurse feels caring for these infants and the parents who may have harmed them, Lynne Fulton
13:30-13:40 
NS-009 Clinical Implications of skull fracture in children with head trauma, Myoung Hee Ji
13:40-13:50 
NS-010 How decreasing maternal separation prior to surgery affects physiological stability in infants and small children. A randomised control trial, Lydia Vero Nabuduwa Ssenyonga
13:50-14:00 Discussion
14:00-14:10 
NS-011 Use of Advance 3D Imaging and 3-D Printing For Craniopagus Conjoined Twin Separations: Nursing Perspective, Esther Kho Uy
14:10-14:20 
NS-012 A questionnaire to understand the support needs of the child with a craniopharyngioma and their carers. Is there a difference between those receiving adjuvant therapy and those who are not? A Nurses input, Nicole Taylor
14:20-14:30
NS-014 Evaluation of the family/ carer experience following paediatric epilepsy surgery in relation to post-operative complications,length of hospital stay and discharge planning, Nicola J Barnes
14:30-14:40 NS-015 
Collaboratively managing pediatric neurosurgery who are concurrent oncology patients, Mandy Breedt
14:40-15:00 Discussion & Closing



NURSING SYMPOSIUM TOPICS

Nursing symposium topics include:
  • Antenatal diagnosis and treatment
  • Chiari malformation
  • Craniofacial
  • Dysraphism
  • Epilepsy 
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Innovation/Research in neurosurgical nursing
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurotrauma/Critical Care
  • Spine
  • Vascular
  • Other


DOWNLOAD THE FLYER

ISPN2017 Nursing Flyer.pdf


ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION

Abstracts for the Nursing Symposium can be submitted through the online abstract submission system of the ISPN Meeting by selecting the abstract category “Nursing Symposium”.

Please click here to review the abstract submission guidelines and to proceed with the online abstract submission.

Important note: Online abstract submission for Nursing symposium abstracts will be opened until 3rd May 2017. 

REGISTRATION

Registration for the Nursing Symposium can be done through the online registration system of the ISPN Meeting by selecting the registration type as “Nurses”.

Please click here to proceed with the online registration system.

For more details about the Nursing Symposium, please contact Ms. Lindy May (lindy.may@gosh.nhs.uk).