Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery 2013- Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California
Saturday, April 20, 2013

Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery 2013- Santa Barbara
Saturday, April 20, 2013 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
1260 Channel Drive
Santa Barbara, California 93108
United States

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Course Description and Statement of Need
The clinical neurosciences are undergoing rapid changes in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders, particularly those concerning surgical treatment options.  At the conclusion of this course, neurologists, internists, family practitioners, neurosurgeons, endocrinologists, oncologists and allied healthcare professionals will have an increased awareness of both established and emerging treatment options for brain and pituitary tumors, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease,  and endovascular and stroke management.  The program will present the treatment options in an interdisciplinary fashion using plenary lectures and case presentations. This symposium will offer participants an opportunity to engage in interactive discussions with renowned faculty who are involved with initiating these neurological advances.

Target Audience
This educational activity is intended for neurologists, internists, family practitioners, neurosurgeons, pain management and rehabilitation specialist, oncologists, endocrinologists and allied healthcare proessionals interested in the treatment of neurological conditions

Educational Objectives
  • Identify the criteria used to recommend intravenous or intra-arterial therapy for patients with thrombembolic stroke.
  • Utilize radiosurgery, biological therapies and novel approaches to target intracranial brain tumors.
  • Explain the role of surgical therapies in the management of Parkinson's Disease.
  • Describe the limits and capabilities of newer, minimally invasive approaches to tumors of the suprasellar region to enable selection of the best procedure most likely to yield total resection with least morbidity.

Accreditation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing MedicalEducation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA
Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent oftheir participation in the activity.

The California State Board of Registered Nursing accepts courses approved by the ACCME forcategory 1 credit as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal.


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