Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery 2014- Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California
Saturday, November 22, 2014

Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery 2014- Santa Barbara
Saturday, November 22, 2014 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 professionals interested in the treatment of neurological conditions

Educational Objectives
  • Implement the use of new surgical techniques in treatment of pineal tumors and spine surgery
  • Identify new indications for endovascular repair of cerebral aneurysms
  • Identify the role of stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of brain metastases and the benefits of improved performance status and local control in patients treated with SRS in addition to WBRT
  • List the advantages of endoscopic surgery for pituitary pathology
  • Refer patients for surgical evaluation of epilepsy based on indications, benefits and limitations of surgical approach

Accreditation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education 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 of their participation in the activity.

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


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