Nurse Selected to Present Assessment Tool Nationally

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Mark A. Larson, CNRN,SCRN, has been selected to present his work on an assessment tool for muscle strength at the 2017-2018 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN).

He will present his abstract at the annual educational meeting to be held March 17 – 20 in San Diego. The title of his presentation is Muscle Strength Nursing Assessment of the Spinal Cord Injured Patient in the Neuro-Trauma Critical Care Unit.

Mark’s has been working on creating an assessment tool for muscle strength in the SCI patient that is specific to nursing – thorough enough to capture a sound assessment and yet streamlined enough that it is practical for a busy ICU nurse.  Currently, there is nothing  like this that exists specific to nursing.

On behalf of everyone at the Ayer Neuroscience Institute, congratulations to Mark and thank you for your discretionary effort!


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