November 26, 2012
Bothwell Regional Health Center Registered Nurse Kathy Ernst has earned her recertification as a Neuroscience Registered Nurse through the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing.
Neuroscience nurses provide care for patients with nervous system conditions, such as seizures, head and brain trauma, spinal cord injuries, brain tumors, and multiple sclerosis.
Being recertified will help Ernst in her work at Bothwell with patients suffering from head injuries, stroke, Parkinsonís, dementia and other conditions. Ernst works in the health centerís Progressive Care Unit, which provides an intermediate level of care for patients who no longer need intensive care but still require closer observation and heart monitoring.