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Cover image for lecture: Assessing Neurological Deterioration

Lecture Overview

Early detection of patient deterioration relies on the appropriate assessment and action by healthcare professionals. Sue de Muelenaere refreshes our knowledge of neurological assessment and aspects involved in this crucial assessment.


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Sue de Muelenaere

Sue de Muelenaere is a registered nurse with more than 20 years’ experience as a nurse educator. Sue completed a five-year bachelor of nursing degree in South Africa, which included training in psychiatric and community nursing and midwifery. Since then, Sue has worked extensively in the intensive care environment, during which she has presented various courses, including an honour’s degree, a diploma in intensive care, and various short cardiac and ECG courses. Sue also holds an honour’s degree in advanced nursing science (intensive care nursing) and diplomas in nursing education and nursing administration. She was the education manager in a specialised heart hospital where she was responsible for the education of all hospital staff, including non-nursing staff members. Sue is passionate about teaching. She maintains a special interest in all aspects of nursing the critically-ill patient. See Educator Profile


47 Total Rating(s)
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Dallas Campbell
07 Dec 2019

Very good, educational and informative.

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Kathy Pettet
05 Dec 2019

Excellent presentation, and learning experience.

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Caroline Jenkins
19 Nov 2019

excellent lecture easy to understand and apply this knowledge in the work place.

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Teresa Dempsey
15 Nov 2019

THis was a very good refresher on preforming neurological assessments on our patients and what is considered normal and abdnormal. I also learned some valuable updates on assessment techniques no longer used which was very good. The fading microphone, especially in the early part of the video was a little distracting and was hard to hear what lecturer was saying, but that is not related to content of material which was very good.

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domenic commisso
29 Oct 2019

A succinct explanation of neurological assessment for nurses.

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domenic commisso
29 Oct 2019

A solid succinct reinforcement of basic approach to neurological asessment and tools for better assessment.

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Helen Doze
17 Oct 2019

poor sound qual

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16 Oct 2019

Good solid lecture

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Richard Bradley
06 Oct 2019

Well presented and concise, relevant subject matter and easy to follow.

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Miriam kelly
16 Sep 2019

I thought the content was basic but beneficial. The sound kept dropping out and sometimes the screen did not accommodate what the audience who attended the seminar experienced.