Nursing Symposium

Nursing Symposium

Join us at the ISPN nursing symposium on Monday, 8 Oct 2018 and hear how different countries and cultures provide nursing the best care for neurosurgical children.

nursing symposium program

10:00-10:05
Opening & Welcome
Shlomi Constantini, Israel
10:05-12:00

Nursing Morning Session

10:05-10:35
The world of pediatric neurosurgery
Graham Fieggen, Republic of South Africa
10:35-10:40
Questions
10:40-10:45
NS-001 Staff Stress in paediatric neurosurgery
Lindy May, United Kingdom
10:45-10:55
NS-002 Challenges of caring for neurosurgical paediatric patients at a tertiary hospital with basic training in nursing
Lydia Vero N Ssenyonga, Uganda
10:55-11:05
NS-003 Nursing aspects of emergent and elective humanitarian pediatric neurosurgical care provided to Syrian refugees in Israel. Galilee Medical Center experience
Yehuda Suissa, Israel
11:05-11:10
Questions
11:10-11:20
NS-004 Invasive Telemetry Monitoring and patients’ with behaviour problems and developmental delays. Exploring procedural risks and compliance within this patient cohort
Orla Hayes, United Kingdom
11:20-11:40
NS-005 Pre-empting potential risk factors associated with subdural empyema and tailoring nursing care to combat these
Jacinta Leonard, United Kingdom
11:40-11:50
NS-006 The necessity for unique training program to pediatric nurses for treating non-oncological terminally ill children
Leali Yongi Halfon,Israel
11:50-12:00
Questions
12:00-13:00
Lunch Break
13:00-14:30
Nursing Afternoon Session
13:00-13:10
NS-007 Nursing Management of External ventricular drainage in children with hydrocephalus secondary to posterior fossa tumor
Amit Shiffer, Israel
13:10-13:20
NS-008 Pediatric endoscopic third ventriculostomy from a nursing perspective (initial single-center experience)
Victoria Danko, Ukraine
13:20-13:40
NS-009 Low Pressure Hydrocephalus in Children: Nursing Implications
Julie Miller, USA
13:40-13:50
NS-010 Nursing aspects of the IIHS study (International Infant Hydrocephalus Study)
Orna Friedman, Israel
13:50-13:55
Questions
13:55-14:05
NS-011 Neurosurgeon Opinions Related to Surgery for Metopic Craniosynostosis
Cathy Cartwright, USA
14:05-14:15
NS-012 Case study: Nursing implication of Craniotomy for elevation of split thickness calvarian bone graft to repair a posterior fossa defect
Esther K Uy, USA
14:15-14:25
NS-013 Case Report and Review of Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of the Cervical Spine in an Adolescent
Julie Miller, USA
14:25-14:30

Questions and Closing


FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR NURSES

For the first time, ISPN is making scholarships available specifically for nurses. The Fred Epstein Scholarship – Nurses will allow up to 7 Nurses to attend the ISPN 2018 Annual Meeting in Tel Aviv free of registration costs.

For applying please follow this link http://www.ispneurosurgery.org/ispn-meeting-travel-award/ispn-meeting-scholarships-nurses/.

Deadline: 31st May 2018


ABSTRACT 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 view the abstract submission guidelines and to proceed with the online abstract submission.

Extended abstract submission deadline is April 30, 2018


NURSING SYMPOSIUM TOPICS

  • CNS tumours
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Innovations in neurosurgical nursing practice
  • Neuro-vascular abnormalities,
  • Spinal dysraphism
  • Surgery for epilepsy
  • Other



Download the flyer below
ISPN 2018_Nursing Symposium_flyer.jpg

REGISTRATION

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


ADDITIONAL INTERESTING FOR NURSES

The "Updates in pediatric neurosurgery" course on Sunday, 7th October 2018  is appropriate and interesting program for nurses. See details here.


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