Emergency Neurological Life Support Course | August 24, 2018

Baltimore, MD US
August 24, 2018

Johns Hopkins is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the Emergency Neurological Life Support Course developed by the Neurocritical Care Society

This program combines live and online learning that will prepare healthcare professionals to become certified in emergency neurological life support.  The goal of this program is to improve patient care and outcomes beginning in the first hour of a neurological emergency.  Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses are encouraged to attend this course.  This program provides an algorithmic approach to care using  protocols, practical checklists, decision points, and suggested communication for application during neurologic emergencies.

Pricing Structure


After registering for this program, participants will:

  • Attend a one-day live course
  • Be granted access to the online portion of the program, which includes access to all protocols and teaching materials as well as assessments for each subject area

The one-day live program is taught by Johns Hopkins Neuroscience and Neuro Critical Care experts.  Lectures presented will include pharmacotherapy, subarachnoid hemorrhage, meningitis, traumatic brain injury, intracerebral hemorrhage, spinal cord compression, status epileptics and other conditions. 

Upon successful completion of the course, the participant is certified for two years.

Optional Observational Visit:  Observe in the Neuro Critical Care Unit, Brain Rescue Unit, and/or Neuro Interventional Radiology, from 1 day to 2 weeks. If you are interested in learning more about our neurological nursing specialty areas and practices at The Johns Hopkins Hospital during an observational visit, please contact us for pricing.

This event is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Natus Neuro Incorporated.

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists and Emergency Medical Services personnel.

Note: Johns Hopkins and Johns Hopkins Bayview Nurses must secure the time needed to attend this course through their supervisor. Registration for the course through this site does not guarantee this time.

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Event starts: 
08/24/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
08/24/2018 - 11:00am
Registration fee:  Includes live and online course materials and a light breakfast. Lunch may be purchased in the hospital cafeteria and at other eateries on campus.
Photo/Video Permission: During the event photos or videos may be taken for IJHN promotional purposes. To opt out click here.
ADA:  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact us if you have any disability that requires special material and/or services so that appropriate personnel can be advised.
Attire:  Business casual.  Room temperatures can be variable and difficult to control.  Please dress accordingly.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital - Tilghman Auditorium
600 Northe Wolfe Street
Turner Concourse
Baltimore, MD 21287
United States
+1 (410) 502-5726

Location:  This program will be held in Baltimore, MD, at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Tilghman Auditorium.
The Tilghman Auditorium is located on the Ground level of the Turner Concourse. Take the Ross elevators to the ground floor, and the Tilghman Auditorium is in the center of the concourse.. The closest parking garage is the Orleans Street Garage located at 200 North Wolfe Street. Parking fee is $12 per day. 

Jose Suarez, MD
Dr. Suarez is currently the Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Neurology, and Neurosurgery and Director of the Neurocritical Care Division at the Johns Hopkins University. Dr Suarez has authored or co-authored over 150 publications in the areas of stroke and critical care neurology and neurosurgery in reputable journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Stroke, Critical Care Medicine, and Neurology. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Stroke and Neurocritical Care and is the editor of several books including the Critical Care Neurology and Neurosurgery textbook. He is also the Vice President and President-Elect of the Neurocritical Care Society.
Salia Farrokh, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Dr. Farrokh is the Neurosciences Critical Care Unit Clinical Specialist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She has published and presented on topics of neurocritical care and the treatment of neuro infectious diseases. Dr. Farrokh is  a member of the Pharmacy Committee of the Neurocritical Care Society.






Please login or register to take this course.

In order to register for this course you need to have an account in our LMS (EthosCE). If you do not have an account you can create one by using the REGISTER link in the upper right corner of the screen.

JHHS employees note: Please register using a personal device. The settings on the workstations prevent certain required fields from appearing. You will not be able to complete the registration process on a workstation with the pop-up blockers turned off.