Native Neurotoxins
CPD Hours / Duration
1 hour/s
Depends on Membership level

Native Neurotoxins

Presenter Vicki Evans

Vicki Evans is Vice President of the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses. She has been involved in Neuroscience nursing in a variety of positions, both public and private, in Australia and the USA. She has completed tertiary studies in Management and Neuroscience and is employed as the Clinical Nurse Consultant: Neuroscience at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney.

As the WFNN Vice President, she has also been the Scientific Chair for the WFNN Quadrennial Congress – Sydney 2001, Canada 2009, Japan 2013, Croatia 2017 and soon to be Darwin 2021. She was Editor of the Australasian Journal of Neuroscience for seven years; was awarded Life Membership of the Australasian Neuroscience Nurses Association and is author of the board game - Cerebral Tap ©. Vicki is well published and her professional interests and research involves traumatic brain injury and concussion.

Course Content

In this webinar we will consider what constitutes a neurotoxin, the animals/creatures that possess these deadly toxins and the best course of first aid treatment.

Target Audience

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of a neurotoxin
  • Explore/Examine the various animals around the globe that possess a neurotoxin
  • Recognise the first aid treatment required if bitten
  • Review some case presentations