Online Courses

NMT/RT Part 5: Neurology Anatomy & Physiology

Price: $13.50
Imaging CE: 1.50
This course is accessible until 9/30/2024

This course is part of the Anatomy and Physiology Review for NMT/RT. This course on Neurology presents an overview of the structures; microstructures, and macrostructures of the neurological system. Course content includes discussion of basic and complex neurological assessments, intracranial dynamics, and optimal management of the critically ill patient. Also presented are several diagnostic tests and procedures used in the evaluation of a neurological patient.

This content is supported by 6 additional anatomy and physiology courses for NMT/RT: Cardiovascular, Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, Hematology, Pulmonary, and Renal.

NOTE for Imaging: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium. You must be licensed in the state of Florida to report an activity that is only approved by the state. If this activity is also approved by an organization that ARRT has approved to evaluate CE, select that organization’s name, as opposed to the state licensing agency name.

This course reports to CE Broker
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Name the microstructures of the neurological system and describe their functions, including impulse conduction and neurotransmitters.
  2. List the macrostructures of the neurological system and identify their locations in the body.
  3. Describe the major functions of the neurological system's macrostructures.
  4. Explain the intracranial dynamics of the neurological system, including the Monroe-Kellie hypothesis and autoregulation of intracranial pressure.
  5. Identify types and causes of herniation syndromes.
  6. Summarize the steps involved in basic and complex neurological assessment.
  7. Identify common diagnostic tests used for neurological assessment and diagnosis including use, data generated, and related nursing protocols.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Revisioning Author: Patricia Clayton-LeVasseur, PhD, RN, CNRN

Dr. Patricia Clayton-LeVasseur has been in nursing practice for over 20 years. She has an extensive background in critical care, neuroscience, nursing administration, and education. She received her Philosophy in Nursing degree from Barry University. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at AdventHealth University. Dr. Clayton-LeVasseur is a member of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses and the National League for Nursing. She has published articles in peer-reviewed nursing journals and presented at several international nursing conferences.

This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

Misti Tuppeny, MSN, CNS, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS

Misti Tuppeny, MSN, CNS, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS, graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She then received her Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix and her post Master's certificate as a clinical nurse specialist from the University of Central Florida. She has achieved and maintains national certifications for Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) as well as Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN). She is the Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Neuro Critical Care, Neuroscience and the Stroke Behavioral Health units at Florida Hospital in Orlando. She oversees neuroscience education development and research, assists with patient care planning for complex care issues, and assess and evaluates patient care systems issues that affect patient care outcomes.

This author has disclosed that there are no conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliations with this activity.

- 9/30/2024
2001 K Street, NW
Suite 300 North
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 800-334-2472
CE Credits: 1.50, Category: END1342 = A ARRT, Expires: 9/30/2024
CE Credits: 1.50, Category: FLDOH-BRC = Cat A/Technical Approved, Expires: 1/31/2026

Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules and cases studies.
  • Participate and pass all Self-Checks and Post Test(s).
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation.

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