Neurocritical Care Society Nursing Resources (N-Case)


The N-Case is a complimentary section of NCS OnDemand that features nursing-related resources for healthcare professionals working in the field of neurocritical care.

See below for topics discussed and content designed specifically for nursing care of the neurocritically ill.


  • NCS Basic Nursing Neurological Assessment - This presentation provides a basic neurological nursing assessment including: mental status and level of consciousness exam, pupillary response, motor, cerebellar and sensory assessments. 

  • NCS Advanced Nursing Neurological Assessment - This presentation will provide an advanced neurological nursing assessment including: consciousness, cranial nerves, motor, sensory, reflex, and spine assessments. 

  • Nursing: Early Mobilization in the Neurocritical Care Unit - Presented by Mary Kay Bader, RN, MSN, CCNS, FNCS, FAHA, W. Lee Titsworth, MD, PhD, and Kate Klein, RN, MBA, ACNP-BC, CCRN at the 2015 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ. 

  • Neurological Assessment DVD - This professional teaching video, produced by the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses, demonstrates how to perform a complete neurological assessment with a focus on discriminating between normal and abnormal findings. Subtitled in English, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Serbian, Finish, Croatian, German, Dutch, Greek.

  • Cranial Nerves Music Video - Doctors, nurses, students and staff on UT Southwestern's Neurocritical Care Team got their groove on for an original song about the cranial nerves and their functions.