Neurocritical Care Society Emergency Neurological Life Support Course

Registration is open for the 2018 Neurocritical Care Society Emergency Neurological Life Support Course

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018

Do you know what to do in the critical first hours of a neurological emergency? Come to this day of learning with nationally renowned neurological faculty.

Course description

The Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) Course is designed to help health care professionals improve patient care and outcomes during the critical first hours of a patient’s neurological emergency. ENLS demonstrates a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach and provides a consistent set of protocols, practical checklists, decision points and suggested communication to use during patient management. Content includes emergency management of traumatic brain and spine injury, hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke, and much more.

Course schedule

Time Topic Faculty
7 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8 a.m. Introduction to Emergency Neurological Life Support Shaheen Shaikh, M.D.
8:15 a.m. Traumatic Spine Injury Richard P. Moser, M.D.
8:50 a.m. Spinal Cord Compression Richard P. Moser, M.D.
9:20 a.m. Approach to the Comatose Patient Letha Mathews, M.D.
9:55 a.m. coffee break
10:10 a.m. Acute Onset Weakness Shaheen Shaikh, M.D.
10:40 a.m. Traumatic Brain Injury Richard P. Moser, M.D.
11:10 a.m. Increased Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Intracranial Hypertension Wiley R. Hall, M.D.
11:40 a.m. Status Epilepticus Letha Mathews, M.D.
12:10 p.m. Lunch
12:40 p.m. Ischemic Stroke Wiley R. Hall, M.D.
1:10 p.m. Airway Ventilation Sedation Letha Mathews, M.D.
1:45 p.m. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Wiley R. Hall, M.D.
2:15 p.m. coffee break
2:30 p.m. Intracerebral hemorrhage Wiley R. Hall, M.D.
3 p.m. Resuscitation After Cardiac Arrest Shaheen Shaikh, M.D.
3:30 p.m. Meningitis and Encephalitis Wiley R. Hall, M.D.
4 p.m. Pharmacotherapy Shaheen Shaikh, M.D.
4:20 p.m. Questions and wrapup Shaheen Shaikh, M.D.


Education credits

The Neurocritical Care Society will award continuing education credits to physicians and nurses who successfully complete the online certification exam. After participants pass the exam, they may download the completion certificate from the ENLS account and collect a total of 15 continuing education units (CEUs) for the course. CEUs are provided by Ciné-Med Inc. and the Neurocritical Care Society and are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, American Nurses Credentialing Center and Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education.


Norton Healthcare employees

Physicians: $25, Nonphysicians: $25

Nonemployed providers

Physicians: $250, Nonphysicians: $175, Students: $150

Fee includes course materials, electronic access to materials, breakfast and lunch.

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018

Norton Orthopedic & Hand Center

Norton Medical Plaza II – Brownsboro

9880 Angies Way • Louisville, Kentucky

Registration is required.

To register, call (502) 629-1234, option 4.  For questions about the course, contact Lynn Hundley at



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