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Guidelines Committee Update

By Monisha Kumar MD FNCS (left), Molly McNett, PhD, RN, CNRN, FNCS (right) The development of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) is one of the most valuable and visible functions of the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) and critical to its mission. As such, the Guidelines...


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NCS Annual Meeting Travels to Vancouver, Canada

By Dr. Jeff Singh, MD, MSc, FRCPC This year’s NCS Annual Meeting ventures outside the United States to Vancouver, Canada. Vancouver is a beautiful and bustling west coast city in the Canadian province of British Columbia, and is the third- largest metropolitan area in Canada with a population...


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Regional Meeting of the NCS Asian and Oceanian Chapter

By Masao Nagayama, MD, PhD, FAAN, FACP, FNCS From June 7 to 9, 2019, we held the second Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) Asian and Oceanian Chapter Annual Meeting at Osaka and Kyoto with the Japan Society of Neurological Emergencies and Critical Care (JNE), a global partner of the NCS. Invited...


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Come and Connect in Vancouver!

By Mary Kay Bader, RN, MSN, CCNS, FNCS, FAHA (left) ; Lori Shutter, MD, FCCM, FNCS (right) As co-chairs of the 2019 NCS Annual Meeting , we are excited to share with our fellow NCS members information on what to expect at the meeting to be held October 15-18! Our theme, Connectivity...


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Surveying Our NCS Community

By Jennifer A. Kim, MD, PhD Surveys are a crucial tool for polling our NCS community regarding all aspects of our research and practice. The NCS Research Operations Subcommittee (ROSC) [Editor’s note: see ROSC list below] is committed to ensuring transparent and rapid review for all...


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European Stroke Organization Conference 2019

By Lauren Koffman, DO, MS Between May 22 and 24 over 5,000 people from over 100 countries were present in Milan, Italy for the European Stroke Organization Conference (ESOC). As a first time participant, I was excited to explore the conference offerings. This year’s conference was held at...


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NCS Advanced Providers Section: Update on Key Developments

By Kelly A. Rath ACNP Section Chair: Megan Brissie, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CEN Section Co-Chair: Liz Fox, MSN, ACNS, AG-ACNP, FAHA The NCS Advanced Practice Providers (APP) Section is pleased to announce the release of two APP educational products. First, the APP Neuroanatomy and...


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The 1st Regional Meeting: What Happened in Dubai

By Yasser B. Abulhasan, MBChB, FRCPC Chairman, Neurocritical Care-MENA Chapter of IPACCMS It was a pleasure organizing the 1 st Neurocritical Care Regional Meeting in the Middle East/Africa in conjunction with the 15 th edition of the Emirates Critical Care Conference (ECCC)....


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WINCC Speakers Program Connects Women in Neurocritical Care to Speaking Opportunities

By Christa O’Hana S. Nobleza, MD, MSCI, (left) and Diana Greene-Chandos, MD, FNCS (right) The Women in Neurocritical Care (WINCC) recently announced the creation of the WINCC Mentorship Subsection headed by Christa O’Hana S. Nobleza, MD, MSCI. This Subsection is composed by a multidisciplinary...


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Complete NCS Research Surveys

By Currents Editor Fostering research that advances the field of neurocritical care is one of NCS’ top strategic priorities. The NCS Research Committee reviews survey requests and grants approval for surveys to be sent to NCS members. Below, you will find the latest approved surveys....