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Advanced Practice Providers Plenary Session

Sunday, April 29 | 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Moderator(s): Marianne E. Langlois, MS, PA-C; Cristina Matthews, MSN, FNP-BC

7:30 am - 7:44 am

Welcome: Presidential Greeting

Alex B. Valadka, MD, FAANS

7:45 am - 8:35 am

Neuronavigation

Eric Ryan Butler, PA-C

8:36 am - 9:16 am

Pain and Narcotic Addiction in Neurosurgery

Ellen L. Air, MD, PhD, FAANS

9:17 am - 9:32 am

Beverage Break

9:33 am - 10:31 am

Peripheral Nerve Disease – Making Sense Out of Neurological Testing

Thomas J. Wilson, MD

10:32 am - 11:30 am

Neurosurgery in the Geriatric Patient

Senthil Radhakrishnan, PA-C

11:31 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:31 pm - 1:21 pm

The Advanced Practitioner in the Neuro ICU – Expanding the Role

Robert Blessing, MSN, BSN

1:22 pm - 2:07 pm

Hydrocephalus Update - It's Always the Shunt!

Christi DeLemos, RN, NP

2:08 pm - 2:28 pm

Beverage Break

2:29 pm - 2:59 pm

Functional Neurosurgery

Elizabeth Mora, NP

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Endocrinology in Neurosurgery

Diane M. Donegan, MD, MSC