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See You in Dubai for The Second Regional Meeting

By Yasser B. Abulhasan, Chairman, Neurocritical Care-MENA Chapter of IPACCMS; and Hussain N. Al Rahma, President, IPACCMS It will be a delight to welcome you to Dubai for the Second Regional Neurocritical Care Meeting in the Middle East and Africa on April 2-4, 2020. After the buzz of the ...


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Neurocritical Care Society Pharmacy Section Year in Review

By Jason Makii, PharmD, MBA, FCCM, FNCS, BCPS, BCCCP, Chair, Pharmacy Section Leadership Committee The Pharmacy Section celebrated numerous successes in 2019. Sixty-six pharmacists attended the NCS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, in October 2019 with several members presenting...


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The Curing Coma Campaign

By Shraddha Mainali, MD ; Sherry H-Y Chou, MD, MSc ; Molly Mcnett, PhD, RN, CNRN ; Jennifer Kim, MD, PhD Acknowledgements: Claude Hemphill, MD, MAS; Daiwai Olson, PhD, RN; Paul Vespa, MD; Javier Provencio, MD In 2018, a panel of multidisciplinary experts gathered at the NCS Blue...


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A Unified Approach to Brain Death Testing: The Neurocritical Care Society Brain Death Determination Course

By Lauren Koffman, DO, MS The Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) recently released the Brain Death Determination course to assist physicians on diagnosing brain death, created by David Greer, MD; Ariane Lewis, MD; Matthew Kirschen, MD, PhD; and Michael Rubin, MD. This...


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NCS 2020 Mentorship Program Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

By Megan Barra, PharmD, (left) and Wren Sherrill ANP, (right) on behalf of the NCS Trainee Section The Neurocritical Care Society’s (NCS) Trainee Committee is excited to announce that it is accepting applications for the fourth year of the NCS Mentorship Program formally held from January –...


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Inaugural Essentials of Neurocritical Care Workshop at the NCS 17th Annual Meeting

By Roy Poblete, MD, David Seder, MD, Gene Sung, MD Since the first Emergency Neurological Life Support® (ENLS) course, there has always been a great deal of interest in developing an advanced learning follow-up course. The Neurocritical Care Society is now proud to present the brand...


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Mentorship in Neurocritical Care: Trainee Section Events Are the Tip of the Iceberg

By Pouya Alexander Ameli, MD, MS Neurocritical Care Fellow, Emory University Chair-Elect, Trainee Section Naomi Niznick, MD PGY3 Neurology Resident, The Ottawa Hospital Trainee Section Leadership Committee In Homer’s The Odyssey , Odysseus asks for his friend “Mentor” to watch...


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NCS Releases Version 4.0 of Emergency Neurological Life Support Training

Updates to Emergency Neurological Life Support® (ENLS) training reflect the most up-to-date, best practice for treating patients with acute neurological disorders. The Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) recently announced the launch of Version 4.0 of its ENLS training. ENLS is a comprehensive...


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Greenville Memorial Hospital’s Unified Neuro ICU Continues to Grow

By Ryan Hakimi, DO, MS, FNCS, NVS With the support of Fredy J. Revilla, MD, and Charles Kanos, MD, the Chiefs of Neurology and Neurosurgery, respectively, a unified Neuro ICU Service was started at Prisma Health–Upstate's Greenville Memorial Hospital (GMH), the principal teaching hospital of...


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ASQC: Advice and Suggestions to Questions about Career in Neurocritical Care How to Form a Cohesive Team and Give Feedback to Trainees

By Christa O’Hana S. Nobleza, MD, MSCI Assistant Professor University of Mississippi Medical Center Aleksandra Yakhkind, MD, MS Neurocritical Care Fellow University of Pennsylvania Health System Guest Advisor: Chitra Venkatasubramanian, MBBS, MD, MSc, FNCS Clinical...