ENLS at SCCM 2020


ENLS @ SCCM 2020

On Thursday, February 20, 2020, the Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) Course will once again be offered as a post-congress workshop at the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 49th Critical Care Congress.

Click here to register!!

Program Overview

ENLS is designed to help healthcare professionals improve patient care and outcomes during the most crucial time - the critical first hours of a patient’s neurological emergency. Now in its third version, ENLS demonstrates a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach and provides a consistent set of protocols, practical checklists, decision points, and suggested communication to use during patient management.

Completion of this course and online assessment provides 15 hours of Level 1 CME, ANCC, ACPE, and two-year ENLS certification.


ENLS covers the following topics:
  • Acute Non-Traumatic Weakness
  • Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Airway, Ventilation and Sedation
  • Approach to the Comatose Patient
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Intracranial Hypertension and Herniation
  • Meningitis and Encephalitis
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Resuscitation Following Cardiac Arrest
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

Target Audience

ENLS is designed for all health care providers who may encounter or provide care for patients with neurological emergencies in the first hour of their emergency care, including paramedics, emergency department physicians, critical care physicians, neurosurgeons, nurses, pharmacists, medical students and resident/fellow trainees. This course is appropriate for initial certification and recertification. Click here to register!

Event Details

Date: Thursday, February 20

Time: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Hyatt Regency Orlando - Orlando, FL

Intended audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Emergency Medicine Professionals, and Health Professionals working in the field of neurocritical care

  • George A. Lopez, MD, PhD

  • Gretchen Brophy, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FCCM, FNCS

  • Mary Kay Bader, RN, MSN, CCNS, FNCS, FAHA

  • Eljim Tesoro, PharmD, FNCS

  • Lori Shutter, MD, FCCM, FNCS

  • Tom Bleck, MD, MCCM, FNCS

  • Jose Suarez, MD, FNCS

  • Sarah Peacock, DNP, APRN

  • Katharina Busl, MD,MS

Cost - includes access to the course materials for two years, up to 15 continuing education hours, and 2-year ENLS certification
  • Physicians: $350
  • Non-physicians (RNs, PAs, EMTs, Pharmacists, etc.): $250
  • Students, Residents, Fellows: $150

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Please contact enls@neurocriticalcare.org with questions about ENLS @ SCCM.


“This program is held in conjunction with the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Critical Care Congress. The Society has reviewed  the program to ensure its appropriateness for the critical care provider. However, the program is developed and managed by  Neurocritical Care Society, an independent nonprofit organization, which is solely responsible for its content and management.”