Registration Available for CNS Spine Complications Course

banner_SpineComplicationsHave you registered for the new CNS Spine Complications Course?

This three-day course features a world-class faculty at a first-class ski resort in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, January 13-15, 2014. The deadline for registration is Thursday, Dec. 12. Please click here for more information.

Join expert faculty and peers for a forum to discuss complications related to spine surgery. This unique learning opportunity will provide participants the chance to discuss new and different strategies, current research and developments in techniques as well as recognize the factors that lead to complications and poor outcomes when treating spinal disorders.

Course Directors:
Steven D. Glassman, Daniel K. Resnick

Invited Faculty:
Sigurd Berven, Nathan Lebwohl, Michael P. Steinmetz, Gregory R. Trost, Michael Y. Wang

Course Description:
This course provides a peer review forum for the discussion of complications related to spinal surgery. Management, technical, and equipment related issues will be discussed in order to pass along lessons learned, point out safety concerns, and improve the surgical management of patients with spine disorders.

Participants will be asked to present a complication for which they were the responsible surgeon and will receive feedback from peers and expert faculty.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize factors that lead to complications and poor outcomes when treating spine disorders.
  • Discuss new and different strategies for how to best resolve spine surgery complications should they arise.
  • Discuss current research and developments in diagnostic techniques, methods of therapy and treatment alternatives for the management of spine diseases.

Accreditation and AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The CNS designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.