Nurse & APP Resources


Welcome to the NCS Advanced Provider Practice and Nursing Resource Page. Here you will find resources for your neurocritical care Advanced Practice Provider and Nursing practice. 

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.


    • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Self-Paced Case Study

      This presentation provides a self-paced challenging cerebral aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage case study including: overview of cerebral aneurysms, assessment and diagnosis, initial management, general measures, treatment and management of complications due to aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
    • Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Self-Paced Case Study

      This presentation will provide a self-paced acute severe traumatic brain injury case study including: identification of primary and secondary brain injury, subjective and objective assessments, nursing interventions, and transitions of care. 
    • 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.

External Nursing Grant Opportunities: 

ANF Nursing Grant Award
American Nurses Foundation 

Sigma Global Excellence Research Award
Sigma Theta Tau

American Association of Critical Care Nurses Grant

NIH Nursing Research Grant
NIH Nursing Research

Agnes Marshall Walker Grant
Agnes Marshall Walker