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The Nervous System

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The Nervous System

Course Number:
ACS314

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The Nervous System
Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Common Signs and Symptoms of Neurological Disease
  • Understand How to Provide Care to the Person With a Neurological Condition
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$19.99
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Course Description

Identify common condition/disorders of the nervous system and understand how to provide care to client's requiring neurological assistance.

Course Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn: about the nervous system and about common signs and symptoms of neurological disease; how the nervous system is affected by different chronic conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Epilepsy, seizures, head injuries, Cerebral Palsy, and more.

  • Understand the basic components of the nervous system
  • Identify common conditions/disorders of the nervous system that can lead to hospitalization or emergency care
  • Restate the related signs and symptoms of each disorder to observe and report
  • Understand how to provide care to the person with a neurological condition


Course Outline

  • Nervous system
  • The CNS and PNS
  • Nervous System Functions
  • CNS – the brain spinal cord
  • CNS – nerves and senses
  • Neurological diseases and conditions
  • Gradual or sudden
  • Observe and report changes
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Level of consciousness (LOC)
  • Conscious
  • Decreased consciousness
  • Unconsciousness
  • LOC learning game
  • Report changes in LOC
  • Cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
  • Stroke example
  • Ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes
  • Stroke observations
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Stroke treatment
  • Sides of the brain
  • Care and changes in function
  • Stroke care
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • MS Observations
  • MS outcomes
  • MS Treatment
  • MS Care
  • CVA and MS learning game
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Dopamine
  • Parkinson’s observations
  • Muscles
  • Movement
  • Muscles in face and throat
  • Walking and balance
  • Dependence and depression
  • Parkinson’s treatment
  • Parkinson’s care
  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures
  • Partial seizures
  • Generalized seizures
  • When a seizure occurs
  • After a seizure
  • Seizure precautions
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Reversal of spinal cord injuries
  • Spinal cord injury observations
  • Spinal cord injury treatment
  • Spinal cord injury care
  • Head injury
  • Protecting the brain
  • Permanent brain damage
  • Head injury observations
  • Head injury care
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Adults with CP
  • CP and the degree of care
  • CP observations
  • CP treatment
  • CP care
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Progression of AD
  • Personalized dementia care
  • Simplify the environment
  • Injury prevention
  • Observation
  • Nutrition
  • Familiarities
  • Pain
  • Behavior
  • Family
  • Alzheimer’s summary


Instructor

Sally Brounstein, RN, is a Regional Nurse Educator with Providence Health & Services in Oregon, with more than 40 years experience overseeing competency assessment for all RNs, CNAs, and Techs hired in the Portland, Oregon, service area. She has also developed the CNA2 acute care program at Portland Community College, where she has been an instructor for more than six years, providing training in conjunction with OHSU and Legacy Health System.

Additional Information

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The Nervous System

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