Highlights from the Global Neuro-Nursing Course at NWSM

The Global Neuro-Nursing Course, held on February 23, 2024, at Northwest School of Medicine (NWSM), featured distinguished speakers who provided valuable insights into neuro-nursing. Among the speakers were Jenny Sacree, Clinical Nurse Leader, Sidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar, Alvina Amin, Nurse Manager, Surgical and Psychiatry Nursing, The Aga Khan University Hospital, M. Shahzad Shamim, Professor of Neurosurgery, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Fozia Aftab, Nurse Instructor, The Aga Khan University Hospital, and Anum Moiz, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, The Aga Khan University Hospital.

The event catered to a diverse audience, including nurses, neuro-RNs, physicians, and critical care nurses. It comprehensively covered key areas in nursing neurological patients, encompassing education, clinical practice, rehabilitation, research, and mentoring. The expert panel, comprised of nurses and a neurosurgeon, delved into the current state of the field, placing a strong emphasis on patient and professional advocacy. The course also provided forward-looking perspectives on the future of unified neurosurgical care, offering valuable takeaways for all attendees.