Brittney Nelson, BSN, RN, SCRN

Brittney Nelson, BSN, RN, SCRN

Brittney is a registered nurse and SCRN who served as the Stroke Coordinator at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital. Her passion for stroke patients and the acute stroke care process led her to her current position as Implementation Specialist at Pulsara.

Posts by Brittney Nelson, BSN, RN, SCRN

Meet the New AHA Target: Stroke Phase III Goals with Pulsara

By Brittney Nelson, BSN, RN, SCRN   |   February 25, 2019

Target: Stroke, launched in 2010 by the American Heart Association, was a quality improvement initiative aimed at helping stroke centers reduce their door-to-needle...

New Data Shows MR CLEAN Trial Results Extend to at Least Two Years

By Brittney Nelson, BSN, RN, SCRN   |   April 11, 2017

“I think it will help you as a doctor to know you’re doing a treatment not only for 3 months, but that the treatment benefit is going to last for at least 2 years,” said ...

Treating Wake Up Stroke with tPA: New Data Suggests Feasibility

By Brittney Nelson, BSN, RN, SCRN   |   December 27, 2016

With an estimated 25%, or 1 in 4 strokes considered "wake up strokes," where the patient wakes up to find they've suffered deficits and are unsure how long it has been...

Stroke   |   Leadership

6 ways to Increase Stroke Team Engagement

By Brittney Nelson, BSN, RN, SCRN   |   April 14, 2016

“Nobody plays. Yourself included. I’m supposed to wear myself out for the team? What team? Nah, nah what I’m gonna do is look out for myself and get mine.”

“See man,...

Frustrations of Stroke Coordinators

By Brittney Nelson, BSN, RN, SCRN   |   July 31, 2015

 

Lions, Tiger and Bears... OH MY!

Do you ever feel like Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz? Only your chant is "Guidelines, Influence, Data... OH MY!"

These three words...

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