This presentation will provide a self-paced acute severe
traumatic brain injury case study including: identification of primary and
secondary brain injury, subjective and objective assessments, nursing
interventions, and transitions of care.
- Identify the primary and secondary injuries that can occur with an acute severe traumatic brain injury.
- List the subjective and objective assessments needed for an acute severe traumatic brain injured patient.
- Summarize the many nursing interventions needed in monitoring and caring for an acute traumatic brain injured patient.
- State the plans for transition to a lower acuity of care for the acute severe traumatic brain injured patient in the neurocritical care unit.
- Debora Argetsinger, MS, AGACNP-BC, CCRN Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA
- Honey Beddingfield, BSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN Staff Nurse, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Palo Alto, CA
- Bill Lombardi, DNP, RN, AGACNP-BC, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA
- Karen March, MN, RN, CNRN, CCRN Alumnus
- Yana Serondo, RN, NVRN-BC
- Cynthia Bautista, PhD, APRN, FNCS Associate Professor, Egan School of Nursing & Health Studies, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
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Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Nursing Self-Paced Case Study