Terri Gabay Presents at American Association of Neuroscience Nurses Conference

Theresa GabayTheresa Gabay, a highly experienced Advanced Practice Nurse at ANA for almost two decades, presented a paper at the Annual Educational Meeting held by the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) in March 2018.

She presented her paper titled “Pediatric Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM): Lightening CAN Strike Twice!”

Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are abnormal tangles of arteries and veins and are the leading cause of hemorrhagic strokes in the pediatric population. As such, they represent a particular medical challenge.

Terri Gabay, MSN, RN, APRN, CNRN, previously presented at the AANN Conference in 2015. She presented a 60-minute session entitled: “Obesity, Puberty and Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC): What We Know Now and What the Future Holds.” Approximately 120 neuroscience nurses attended Gabay’s session. The audience questions were mainly about difficulties with diagnosis and management.

Gabay, a member of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) for more than 15 years, has held several positions within the Pediatric Special Focus Group, including past National Chairperson of the Special Focus Group. She is a board member of the Greater New York Chapter of the AANN. She is a published author and has previously presented various topics on both the local and national levels on behalf of ANA.

The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) is the leading authority in neuroscience nursing. It is committed to the advancement of neuroscience nursing as a specialty through the development and support of nurses to promote excellence in patient care. ANA continues to authenticate its “multidisciplinary team approach” concept by participating in AANN conferences with its nursing staff every year.