Join us at this year’s ISPN Nursing Symposium and hear how different countries and cultures provide the best nursing care for neurosurgical children.

Location: Virtual

Date:   Monday, October 16, 2023

Time:   09:15 - 15:45 Chile Standard Time (UTC -4)


(only virtual)
09:15 09:20 Introduction, Jenny Sacree
09:20 09:35 NS-001 The Challenges of Pediatric Neurosurgical Nursing In A Brazilian Public Hospital: The Paths Of The United Health System, From Diagnosis To Post-Surgy, Allison Roberto Da Silva, Brazil
09:35 09:50 NS-002 Intracranial empyemas related to upper respiratory virus pre and post-pandemic, Ashley Birch, US
09:50 10:30 Invited Talk, Shinuo Liu   
10:30 10:45 NS-003 Neuro rehabilitation – A case study, Shani Sd, India
10:45 11:00 NS-004 Teamwork as a Catalyst in Rehabilitation, Amalia Elkin, Israel
11:00 11:15 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 11:20 NS-005 Correction Of Complex Fetal Myelomeningoceles in A Large Brazilian Public Hospital, Allison Roberto Da Silva, Brazil
11:20 12:00 Invited Talk, Moegamad Ederies
12:00 12:15 NS-006 Parents' perception of treatment and medical care in children with endoscopic-assisted suturectomy without postoperative use of a helmet, Dulce Karolina Martínez, Mexico
12:15 12:30 NS-007 Long-Term Outcomes of Endoscopic Craniosynostosis Surgery, Cathy Cartwright, US
12:30 13:30 LUNCH BREAK
13:30 13:45 NS-008 Setting up a new Intrathecal baclofen (ITB) service in the Middle East, Jenny Sacree, Qatar
13:45 14:00 NS-009 Simple Tethered Cord and Chiari Malformation type 1 Post-operative Management and Standardization, Ashley Birch, US
14:00 14:40 Invited Talk: Advances in endovascular approaches to hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke in children, Alfred Pokmeng See            
14:40 14:55 COFFEE BREAK
14:55 15:10 NS-010 A New Era of Intrathecal Baclofen, Could Pulsatile Dosing Be the Answer? V. Harris, UK
15:10 15:25 NS-011 Nursing care to children in the postoperative period of PVD: The experience of a neurosurgery service in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Déa Neves, Brazil
15:25 15:40 NS-012 The necessity for an unique training program for pediatric nurses in treating non-oncological terminally ill children, Leali Yongi Halfon, Isreal
15:40 15:45 Closure



Complete your registration through the ISPN 2023 Annual Meeting online registration system by selecting the registration type "Nurse" or "Only Nursing Symposium."

The registration fee for only the Nursing Symposium is free.


Submit your abstract by July 10, 2023 to email

All submitted abstracts will be considered to be presented as oral presentation.

* Due to the general abstract submission deadline passed the abstracts submission system is currently closed. For that reason nursing abstracts are considered to be submitted if sent on above email.

Please refer to abstract submission guidelines for details on the submission process.


- CNS tumours
- Change management
- Epilepsy surgery
- Hydrocephalus
- Leadership
- Neurosurgery nursing in 2023 - challenges, highlights, issues, rewards
- Spinal cord injury
- Trauma
- Traumatic brain injury
- Vascular

Please click here to download the flyer.