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Pharmacotherapy Of Neurocritical care Series (PONS)

The Pharmacotherapy of Neurocritial Care Series (PONS) is a curriculum based eLearning series comprised of various neuropharmacotherapy topics presented by experts in the field of neurocritical care. PONS presentations are 30-60 minute webinar recordings that can be viewed at your own pace. Presentations can be purchased individually or bundled as a package. Each session includes a library of annotated references used during the presentation.

PONS can be used as a review for healthcare professionals, to facilitate topic discussions among trainees, or as a group educational lecture series. PONS targets a wide range of disciplines including physicians, nurses, pharmacists and more. This series benefits individuals practicing in all medical disciplines, particularly those who want to further their neuropharmacotherapy knowledge. It is also an innovative tool to help educate trainees.

All NCS members are granted FREE access to all non-CME PONS courses. In order to access the free content you will need to be logged in to your NCS account, add the PONS course(s) to your shopping cart, and go through the purchasing process. A product price of $0 will be shown throughout your purchase. If you have any questions regarding access to these free courses, please contact

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med, Gladwell CME and the Neurocritical Care Society. Cine-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 
Cine-Med adheres to accreditation requirements regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations. All Cine-Med employees, Neurocritical Care employees, and Activity Planners in control of content have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Worth 3.75 Continuing Education Credits
  • Brain Under Attack: Managing Autoimmune Encephalitis
  • Seizure Prophylaxis in Neurologic Injury 
  • The Ketogenic Diet in Epilepsy
  • Antithrombotic Reversal in Patients with Intracranial Hemorrhage

Worth 2.5 Continuing Education Credits
  • Beta-Blockade in Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Pharmacological Management of the Brain Dead Organ Donor
  • Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Considerations in the Management of the Neurocritical Care Patient

Worth 4.25 Continuing Education Credits
  • Substance Withdrawal in Neurocritical Care
  • Challenges in ICU Care - The Parkinson Patient
  • Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstrictive Syndrome (RCVS)
  • Indications and Considerations for the Use of Antiplatelet Agents in Neurocritical Care
  • Medication Safety in Neurocritical Care
  • Non-Opioid Options for Treating Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH) Induced Headache

Worth 5.0 Continuing Education Credits
  • Control of Shiver During Targeted Temperature Management (TTM)
  • Neurostimulants in the Neurointensive Care Unit
  • Beyond the Horizon: Exploring the Next Frontier in Anticoagulation Reversal
  • LDL in Intracerebral Hemorrhage: How Low Can You Go?
  • Alteplase for Acute Ischemic Stroke - Updates & Issues
  • Management of Super Refractory Status Epilepticus

Worth 9.0 Continuing Education Credits
  • Acute Blood Pressure Control Following Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Get it in your head! Introduction to Intraventricular and Intrathecal Drug Delivery
  • Hyponatremia
  • ICU Management of Myasthenia Gravis: This Weakness is Getting on My Nerves!
  • Management of Status Epilepticus: Breaking Bad!
  • Osmotic Therapy for Elevated Intracranial Pressure
  • Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity
  • Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) Effects on Drugs and Shiver Control
  • Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis: Translating Evidence into Clinical Practice
  • Wading in the Weeds: Cannabis Use in the Hospital

  • Acute Blood Pressure Control Following Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Beyond the Horizon: Exploring the Next Frontier in Anticoagulation Reversal
  • LDL in Intracerebral Hemorrhage: How Low Can You Go?
  • Altiplase for Acute Ischemic Stroke - Updates & Issues
  • Indications and Considerations for the Use of Antiplatelet Agents in Neurocritical Care

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