Nursing Training and Management in the Neurocritical Care Unit

  • Elizabeth K. ZinkEmail author
Part of the Current Clinical Neurology book series (CCNEU)


Neurocritical care nursing requires a specific training program consisting of specialty training in neuroscience nursing and general critical care. The needs of neurocritical care patients span a continuum from post-operative care to medical-surgical critical care focused on the central nervous and other organ systems as a patient’s condition evolves.


Neurocritical care nursing Team communication Neurologic assessment Orientation Neurologic deterioration Neurologic emergency Training Interprofessional 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Neuroscience NursingThe Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA

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