Neurosurgery around the World: Education and Other Opportunities

This course reviews the current status of global neurosurgery, including organizations focused on increasing neurosurgical education throughout the world. It includes a detailed explanation of the similarities and differences in neurosurgical training on five continents. An emphasis is placed on the opportunities for collaboration in improving global neurosurgery education and training.

Pricing

AANS Member$49
Non-member$79

Faculty

Principal Faculty

  • Isabelle M. Germano, MD, FAANS, FACS
  • Robert J. Dempsey, MD, FAANS
  • Miguel A. Arraez Sanchez, MD
  • Najia El Abbadi, MD
  • Mahmood M. Qureshi, MD
  • Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, FAANS
  • Richard W. Byrne, MD, FAANS
  • J. Andre Grotenhuis, MD, PhD, IFAANS
  • Katharine J. Drummond, MBBS, IFAANS, FRACS

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize similarities and differences in neurosurgical training.
  • Analyze the opportunities to participate in global education.
  • Discuss various ways to get involved in global neurosurgical education.

CME Accreditation

The AANS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of 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.

Disclosure Information

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

Name

Relationship/Company

Isabelle M. Germano, MD, FAANS, FACSConsultant Fees – Brainlab, elminda, integra Stock Shareholder (purchased direct) – elminda, integra
Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, FAANSGrants/Research Support – Lifenet, Nuvasive Spine Grant for Global Neurosurgery Program

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Robert J. Dempsey, MD, FAANS

Miguel A. Arraez Sanchez, MD

Najia El Abbadi, MD

Richard W. Byrne, MD, FAANS

J. Andre Grotenhuis, MD, PhD, IFAANS

Katharine J. Drummond, MBBS, IFAANS, FRACS

Mahmood M. Qureshi, MD

Accreditation

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 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 This activity was published in 5/19/2020. Credit may be obtained until 5/19/2023.

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Isabelle M. Germano, MD, FAANS, FACS Video
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Satoshi Kuroda, MD, PhD, IFAANS Video
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Katharine J. Drummond, MBBS, IFAANS, FRACS Video
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Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, FAANS Video
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Richard W. Byrne, MD, FAANS Video
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Evaluation
10 Questions
Quiz
5 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  3/5 points to pass
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Certificate
3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM credits  |  Certificate available
3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM credits  |  Certificate available