AACN Indianhead Chapter

The Brain, Body, Spirit Connection Symposium

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona , WI 54720

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 5:00pm CT - 9:30pm CT

1445 Front Porch Place , Altoona , WI 54720



Interventional Neuroradiology for Acute Stroke; Organ Donation; Compassion Fatigue


Jacques Tham, MD; Rachel Fish, RN, BSN, CPTC; Veronica Lawrence, RN, BSN, CPTC; Liz Anderson, CAPSW


Additional Information

Program Description:

This is an evening symposium focusing on the brain from acute insult to brain death and beyond.  We will discuss the latest guidelines and interventions when caring for the acute stroke patient to minimize injury to the brain. 
This will be followed by discussion of when brain injury is so severe, irreversible damage ensues, and how to best to approach the concept of organ donation. 
This will include brain death as well as donation after circulatory death. 
Finally, we will discuss how to provide care for the caregiver participating in stressful care settings.

Target Audience:

Healthcare professionals caring for patients with acute stroke, organ donation, or any stressful working environment. 

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Event Agenda

The Brain, Body, Spirit Connection Symposium

Event Agenda

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 5:00pm CT - 9:30pm CT

All times listed in Central Time (US & Canada).
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Thursday, February 21, 2019

  • 5:00pm - 5:30pm

    Registration & Exhibits/ Welcome

  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Interventional Neuroradiology for Acute Stroke

  • 6:30pm - 7:15pm

    Dinner/ Exhibits

  • 7:15pm - 8:15pm

    Organ Donation Overview

  • 8:15pm - 9:15pm

    Compassion Fatigue

  • 9:15pm - 9:30pm

    Wrap Up & Evaluation

Exhibitor Registration

Vendor details:

  • Vendors will be provided with a display table, which will be at least 6 feet.
  • Vendors are welcome to join us for the buffet.
  • Attendee registration is required in order to participate in the conference/listen to the speakers.
  • Vendor tables will be located outside the room where the symposium is held.

Vendor Registration


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Local AACN Member

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