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Stroke Nursing Certification Review

The Stroke Nurse Certification review is a one-day course that will provide a comprehensive update for those nurses preparing for the American Board of Neuroscience Nurses (ABNN) stroke nurse certification exam. The program is also for those nurses interested in updating, enhancing, and increasing their knowledge base in the stroke patient care settings. This increase in overall awareness of stroke care supports the hospital and the stroke program’s mission of proving excellence in healthcare.

Activity Details
Start Date: November 9, 2018
End Date: November 9, 2018
Time: 9:15 am - 5:30 pm
Location: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Auditorium G
Lebanon, NH
Download: Event Flyer

Registration for this event has closed. There is still space available. If you would like to attend, you may register as a walk-in the day of the conference. For walk-in registration questions, please e-mail Amanda.E.Sanchez@hitchcock.org.

Registration is online and by credit card only.

The registration fees are as follows:

Preregistration and payment required. The registration deadline is 10 days prior to the activity date. There will be no refunds after that date. A $10 administrative fee for a registration fee of under $50, and a $25 administrative fee for a registration of $50 and over, will be retained on all refunds requested before the registration deadline. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Speaker & Topics
9:15 am - 9:45 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:45 am - 11:15 am Stroke Anatomy, Physiology, and Etiology
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Hyperacute Stroke Care
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Hyperacute Stroke Care (continued)
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Acute Stroke Care
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Post-Acute Stroke Care
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Primary and Secondary Preventative Care
5:30 pm Adjournment


Cynthia Bautista, PhD, RN, CNRN, SCRN, CCNS, ACNS-BC, FNCS is the owner of Nursing Brains, LLC, a company that provides continuing education in neuroscience nursing, offering lectures and seminars on various neuroscience topics.

Cynthia is a graduate of Salem State College, Louisiana State University Medical Center and the University of Rhode Island School of Nursing. She has over 35 years of practice in neuroscience and surgical critical care. She is a member of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Neurocritical Care Society. Her current position is Associate Professor at the Egan School of Nursing Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. In an effort to keep her programs clinically relevant, Cindy continues to practice as a Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Specialist at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT.

Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will utilize increased knowledge in the care of the stroke patient in order to prepare to take the ABNN Stroke Certification RN exam.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 6.75 contact hours.

Receiving Contact Hours

The follow steps must be completed in order to receive contact hours for this event:

  • Register for the event online
  • Attend the event or session(s). A contact hours tracking sheet will be provided.
  • Complete the online evaluation - Must be submitted within 30 days after the activity

    Accessing the Online Evaluation (The evaluation is available the day after the event)

  • Log onto https://ce.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/login.aspx
  • Click on the My Activities link in the left side menu. Then click on the name of the activity you attended.
  • Click on the Resume button.
  • Click the Continue button until the Evaluation tab is active, and then click the Launch button.
  • Fill out the evaluation and then click submit. Contact hours will then be applied to your transcript. You can view your updated transcript by clicking on the "View Transcript" button.

View the Completing an Evaluation and Claiming Credit tutorial.

For questions or technical support, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

For accessibility needs, dietary or any other requests, please email Judith.M.Langhans@hitchcock.org.

If you do not wish to be included on the conference participant list, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org to inform us.

The CME and CNE Offices are not liable for expenses incurred by participants due to cancellation or changes in programs.

Parking - In order to accommodate and best serve our patients’ parking needs, we request that all weekday conference and meeting attendees park in Lot 9 and use the Lot 9 shuttle service. Shuttles run approximately every 20 minutes - please allow enough time to accommodate this. For weekend meetings and conferences, onsite parking is permitted. View directions & map to Lot 9.

DHMC Floorplan - Please visit the DHMC Floor Maps page for specific directions on locating the conference room. If your room is not shown, please stop at the information desk for directions.

Area Accommodations - For a list of lodging options in the vicinity of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center please visit our lodging page.

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