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  • Evidence-Based Summaries and Technical Pearls: Deep Brain Stimulation

    Includes Credits

    This lecture will review the indications and different techniques for deep brain stimulation. Faculty discuss required work up, mechanisms for treatment and patient outcomes. AANS Member: Free | Non-member: $39

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    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

    • Define the indications of Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Identify steps in the process of preparing a patient for Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Review the different techniques for placement of Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Identify the risks of Deep Brain Stimulation

    PRICING

    AANS Member: Free | Non-member: $39

    FACULTY INFORMATION

    Omar A. Zalatimo, MD, FAANS

    PLANNING COMMITTEE

    Randy Lynn Jensen, MD, PhD, FAANS
    Samantha Luebbering
    Lisa P. Mulligan, MD, FAANS

    DISCLOSURE INFORMATION

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have disclosed a relationship with commercial interests whose products may have a relevance to their presentation are listed below.

    Name:                                                 Relationship          Organization

    Randy Lynn Jensen, MD, PhD, FAANS    Consultant Fees      Medtronic, Pharmokinesis

    Those who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests:

    Samantha Luebbering
    Lisa P. Mulligan, MD, FAANS
    Omar A. Zalatimo, MD, FAANS

    DISCLAIMER

    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve

    ACCREDITATION/DESIGNATION

    The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The AANS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

    Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 11/21/2017 to 11/21/2020.

    Upon successful completion of the CME test, credit will automatically be reflected in your member record. NonMembers must print a certificate and retain a copy for your CME records. 

    Media utilized may include Adobe Flash.

    Copyright © 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • JNS Baseball Hat

    AANS Member: $20 | Non-member: $25

    Make this JNS baseball hat your go-to hat for wherever you go.

    PRICING

    AANS Member: $20  | Non-member: $25

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  • JNS Socks

    AANS Member: $15 | Non-member: $20

    Add a nice touch to your work week with these JNS argyle socks. One size fits all.

    PRICING

    AANS Member: $15  |  Non-member: $20

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  • The Use of Opioids in Neurosurgical Practice: How to be Safe, Effective, and Compliant with New Prescribing Laws

    Includes Credits

    Attendees will understand the perioperative management of neuropathic and nociceptive pain in neurosurgical patients, including in patients who are chronic opioid users. Recent opioid legislation and the implications of these new laws on opioid prescribing in neurosurgical practice will also be reviewed. AANS Member: $69 | Non-member: $119

    During this one-hour webinar archive, attendees will understand the perioperative management of neuropathic and nociceptive pain in neurosurgical patients, including in patients who are chronic opioid users. Recent opioid legislation and the implications of these new laws on opioid prescribing in neurosurgical practice will also be reviewed.

    PRICING

    AANS Member: $69 | Non-member: $119

    DISCLOSURE INFORMATION The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information. In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest. Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities. Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Those who have reported they do have a relationships with commercial interests:

    Ellen L. Air, MD, PhD, FAANSConsultantMRI Interventions
    MedtronicGrants/Research Support
    Steven M. Falowski, MD, FAANSSpeaker's Bureau Medtronic, St. Jude, 
    ConsultantMedtronic, St. Jude, Nevro
    Grants/Research SupportMedtronic, St. Jude
    Jason M. Schwalb, MD, FAANSGrants/Research SupportBoston Scientific, Medtronic, NIH
    Other Financial SupportBlue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    ConsultantGlobus, DePuy Synthes,
    Board, Trustee, OfficerMedicare Payment Advisory Commision
    Stock ShareholderInnovative Surgical Solutions 

    Those who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests: Katy MeyerChristopher J. Winfree, MD, FAANS

    DISCLAIMER The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products. 

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve


    DISCLAIMER

    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve

    ACCREDITATION/DESIGNATION

    Continuing Medical Education (CME)

    The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. 

    The AANS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 10/23/2017 to 10/23/2020.

    Upon successful completion of the CME test, credit will automatically be reflected in your member record. NonMembers must print a certificate and retain a copy for your CME records. 

    Media utilized may include Adobe Flash.

    Copyright © 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Pediatric Trauma

    Includes Credits

    This presentation provides an overview of pediatric head trauma guidelines. Faculty will review the diagnosis, management techniques and literature on pediatric head trauma. AANS Member: Free | Non-member: $19

    This presentation provides an overview of pediatric head trauma guidelines. Faculty will review the diagnosis, management techniques and literature on pediatric head trauma. 

    PRICING

    AANS Member: Free | Non-member: $19

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

    • Recognize the clinical signs and symptoms of pediatric concussion
    • Manage pediatric patients with head trauma
    • Discuss factors and considerations in return to school/play after concussion

    FACULTY INFORMATION

    • Joseph S. Cheng, MD, MS, FAANS
    • Rani Nasser, MD
    • Aria Nouri, MD
    • Brittany Staarman, MD
    • Shawn Vuong, MD

    PLANNING COMMITTEE

    • Zachary Lee Hickman, MD
    • Paul Klimo, Jr., MD, FAANS
    • Samantha Luebbering

    DISCLOSURE INFORMATION

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have disclosed a relationship with commercial interests whose products may have a relevance to their presentation are listed below.

    None

    Those who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests:

    Joseph S. Cheng, MD, MS, FAANS
    Zachary Lee Hickman, MD
    Paul Klimo, Jr., MD, FAANS
    Samantha Luebbering
    Rani Nasser, MD
    Aria Nouri, MD
    Brittany Staarman, MD
    Shawn Vuong, MD

    DISCLAIMER

    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve

    ACCREDITATION/DESIGNATION

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).  The AANS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The AANS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

    Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 9/28/2017 until 9/28/2020.

    Upon successful completion of the CME test, credit will automatically be reflected in your member record. NonMembers must print a certificate and retain a copy for your CME records. 

    Media utilized may include Adobe Flash.

    Copyright © 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

    Privacy Statement: http://www.aans.org/en/Patient%20Information/Privacy%20Statement.aspx

  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Residents

    Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Residents is led by course directors Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, FAANS and John Suh, MD. Free to Members and Non-Members.

    An introduction to stereotactic radiosurgery for neurosurgery and radiation oncology residents presented at Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York, on August 1-3, 2014, by course directors Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, FAANS and John Suh, MD. This video course has been made possible by Varian Medical Systems. 

  • Introduction to Neurosurgical Coding with Anatomy and Terminology

    Includes Credits

    This on-demand course is designed for novice coders and will introduce learners to the anatomy and terminology specific to neurosurgical coding. This webinar will guide you in mastering neuroanatomy and terminology used in the neurosurgical practice coding and reimbursement profession to ensure that you are coding appropriately for maximum reimbursement as well as compliance. AANS Member $59 | Non-members $79

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    The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is pleased to offer Introduction to Neurosurgical Coding with Anatomy and Terminology. This on-demand course is designed for novice coders and will introduce learners to the anatomy and terminology specific to neurosurgical coding. This webinar will guide you in mastering neuroanatomy and terminology used in the neurosurgical practice coding and reimbursement profession to ensure that you are coding appropriately for maximum reimbursement as well as compliance.

    PRICING

    AANS Member: $59 | Non-members: $79

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    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

    • Identify anatomy and terminology as it relates to neurosurgical coding.
    • Distinguish disease and procedural terms as they relate to neurosurgical coding.
    • Explain the origins of CPT Codes.

    FACULTY INFORMATION

    John Ratliff, MD, FAANS*

    Luis Manuel Tumialán, MD, FAANS*


    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have disclosed a relationship with commercial interests whose products may have a relevance to their presentation are listed below.

    Name

    Disclosure

    Type of Relationship

    *John Kevin Ratliff, MD, FAANS

    Stryker Spine

    Advocacy for Healthcare Research and Quality

    Orthopedics Research and Education Foundation

    Consultant

    Grant Support/University Research Support

    Grant/University Research Support

     

    *Luis Manuel Tumialán, MD, FAANS

     

    Medtronic; Spine Wave

    DePuy-Synthes

     

    Consultant Honorarium


    *Indicates educational content planner.



    CME Credit

    The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The AANS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 07/01/2017 until 07/30/2020.

    AAPC CEU Credit

    AAPC CEU is not available.

  • Pharmacology: Antimicrobials, Anticoagulants, Post-operative Pain

    Includes Credits

    Designed for neurosurgical nurses, NPs and PAs, this one-hour webinar covers usage of antimicrobials, anticoagulants and post-operative pain medication in neurosurgical practice. 1 CME available. AANS Member: $69 | Non-member: $119.

    Pharmacology Course Screenshot

    Designed for neurosurgical nurses, NPs and PAs, this one-hour webinar covers usage of antimicrobials, anticoagulants and post-operative pain medication in neurosurgical practice. Video recording of the pharmacology lecture delivered at the AANS Advanced Practice Provider Spine Techniques Clinic. 

    PRICING

    AANS Member: $69 | Non-member: $119

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

    • Develop a surgical prophylaxis antibiotic strategy, given clinically relevant patient characteristics, including antibiotic selection, dosing strategy, and duration of therapy.
    • Develop an anticoagulation therapeutic plan surrounding acute and planned spinal surgeries.
    • Develop a post-operative pain management strategy focused on a multimodal approach

    FACULTY INFORMATION

    Edward T. Van Matre, PharmD, BCCCP

    Twyila Lay, NP, MS*

    *Indicates a planner of this activity

    DISCLOSURE INFORMATION

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have disclosed a relationship with commercial interests whose products may have a relevance to their presentation are listed below.

    Name

    Company Name

    Relationship

    Twyila Lay, NP, MS

    Johnson & Johnson: Codman

    Consultant Fees, Speaker’s Bureau

     Those who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests:

    Edward T. Van Matre, PharmD, BCCCP

     

    DISCLAIMER

    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve

    ACCREDITATION/DESIGNATION

    The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The AANS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.

    Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 7/14/2017 until 7/14/2020.

    Upon successful completion of the CME quiz, AANS Members will see their CME will automatically reflected in their record.  Nonmembers may can print a certificate for their records.

    Time to complete this activity varies by learner. For this activity you may earn up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

    Copyright © 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons 

  • Introduction To Neuroimaging: Cranial

    Includes Credits

    This webinar will provide an introduction to cranial imaging for the advanced practice provider. Familiarity with neuroradiology imaging studies and imaging findings is of utmost importance in providing patient care. The goal of this session will be to review computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain, discuss the strengths and differences of each modality for common pathologies, review indications and appropriateness criteria for imaging and how to choose the ideal study for common clinical scenarios, and review imaging features of commonly encountered intracranial pathologies.

    This webinar will provide an introduction to cranial imaging for the advanced practice provider. Familiarity with neuroradiology imaging studies and imaging findings is of utmost importance in providing patient care. The goal of this session will be to review computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain, discuss the strengths and differences of each modality for common pathologies, review indications and appropriateness criteria for imaging and how to choose the ideal study for common clinical scenarios, and review imaging features of commonly encountered intracranial pathologies. 

    Member: $69 Non-Member: $119

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain

    2.  Discuss the strengths and differences of each modality for common pathologies

    3. Review indications and appropriateness criteria for imaging and how to choose the ideal study for common clinical scenarios

    4. Review imaging features of commonly encountered intracranial pathologies. 

    Margaret Chapman, MD

    Dr. Margaret Chapman is an Assistant Professor of Radiology and Program Director of the Radiology Residency at Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her MD at Tufts University School of Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology residency at Boston University Medical Center, and Neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. She is a board certified radiologist with an additional Certificate of Additional Qualification in Neuroradiology

    Prior to medical school, Dr. Chapman earned her AB in Biology from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, graduating with distinction and honors. She was then employed at Roche Pharmaceuticals in Palo Alto, California, in the department of Inflammatory and Viral Diseases Unit, where her responsibilities included utilizing the sub-genomic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) replicon as a model for interrogating small molecule antiviral efficacy, several of which were enrolled in clinical trials.

    Dr. Chapman’s interests include head and neck imaging and imaging of brain tumors. 

    DISCLOSURE INFORMATION The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information. In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest. Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities. Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have disclosed a relationship with commercial interests whose products may have a relevance to their presentation are listed below.

    NameOrganizationRelationship
    *Twyila Lay, NP, MS, ANP-BC, ACNP-BCJohnson & Johnson
    Codman
    Consultant Fees


    Those who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests: 

    Margaret N. Chapman, MD

    *Katy Meyer

    DISCLAIMER The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products. 

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve

    ACCREDITATION/DESIGNATION The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 06/21/2017 until 06/21/2020. 

    After completing the activity and successful completion of the test, AANS members will be able to see the CME automatically reflected in your record and you can print a certificate. Non-Members must print a CME certificate and retain it for your records.

    Time to complete this activity varies by learner. For this activity you may earn up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

    Copyright© 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons. All rights reserved.

  • Pain Session: 2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

    Includes Credits

    Earn up to 3 pain CME credits and receive access to the recorded pain-related sessions from the 2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, including named lectures, abstract presentations and discussions. AANS Member: $99 | Non-member: $139

    Earn up to 3 pain CME credits and receive access to the recorded pain-related sessions from the 2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, including named lectures, abstract presentations and discussions.

    PRICING

    AANS Member: $99 | Non-member: $139

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

    • Discuss research updates in pain neurosurgery
    • Apply updates in pain neurosurgery to practice

     

    FACULTY INFORMATION

    Ellen L. Air, MD, PhD

    Hormuzdiyar Dasenbrock, MD

    Steven M. Falowski, MD

    Clement Hamani, MD

    Katherine Holste

    Veronika Khariv

    Daphne Li, MD

    Andre Guelman Machado, MD, PhD

    Ersilia Mirabelli, MS

    Erika Anne Petersen, MD

    Joshua M. Rosenow, MD*

    Jason M. Schwalb, MD

    Konstantin V. Slavin, MD

    Alan T. Villavicencio, MD

    Doris Du Wang, MD, PhD

    Guan-Chyuan Wang

    Vijay Yanamadala, MD

     

    *Indicates a planner of this activity

     

    DISCLOSURE INFORMATION

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

     

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

     

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

     

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

     

    Speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have disclosed a relationship with commercial interests whose products may have a relevance to their presentation are listed below.

    Name

    Company Name

    Relationship

    Ellen L. Air, MD, PhD

    MRI Interventions

    Medtronic, Inc.

    Consultant Fees

    Grants/Research Support

    Steven M. Falowski, MD

    Medtronic, St. Jude

     

    Nevro

    Consultant Fees, Grants/Research Support, Speaker's Bureau

    Consultant Fess

    Clement Hamani, MD

    Medtronic, St. Jude Medical

    Honoarium

    Andre Guelman Machado, MD, PhD

    Enspire

     

    ATI, Cardionomics, Medtronic

    NIH

    Functional Neuromodulation

    Consultant Fees, Grants/Research Support, Other Financial Support

    Other Financial Support

    Grants/Research Support

    Consultant Fees

    Erika Anne Petersen, MD

    Medtronic, Inc.

     

    St. Jude Medical, Boston Scientific

    Consultant Fees, Other Financial Support

    Consultant Fees

    Joshua M. Rosenow, MD

    Boston Scientific Neuromodulation

    Consultant Fees, Other Financial Support

    Jason M. Schwalb, MD

    Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Inc., NIH

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

    Globus, Depuy Synthes

    Grants Research Support

     

    Other Financial Support

    Consultant Fees

    Konstantin V. Slavin, MD

    St. Jude Medical, Medtronic

     

    Boston Scientific

     

    Vycor Medical, Bioness

    Consultant Fees, Grants/Research Support, Honorarium

    Consultant Fees, Grants/Research Support

    Consultant Fees

    Alan T. Villavicencio, MD

    Leading Edge Spinal Implants

    Globus, Grifols, Integra LifeSciences, Pfizer

    NASS, Justin Parker Neurological Institute

    Other Financial Support

    Grants/Research Support

     

    Board/Trustee/Officer/Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated non-profit or similar entity

     

     

    Those who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests:

    Hormuzdiyar Dasenbrock, MD

    Katherine Holste

    Veronika Khariv

    Daphne Li, MD

    Ersilia Mirabelli, MS

    Doris Du Wang, MD, PhD

    Guan-Chyuan Wang

    Vijay Yanamadala, MD

     

     

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    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

     

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve

     

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    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 6/30/2017 until 6/30/2020.

     

    Upon successful completion of the CME quiz, AANS Members will see their CME will automatically reflected in their record.  Nonmembers may can print a certificate for their records.

     

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