NSF Volume 49, Issue 5 (November 2020): Medical legal issues in neurosurgery
Neurosurgical Focus covers a different topic in-depth each month. Enhanced by color images and video clips, each peer-reviewed issue constitutes a state-of-the-art “textbook chapter” in the field of neurosurgery.
While Neurosurgical Focus is open-access and has been free to the public since 1996, claiming CME credit is free only for AANS members. Each monthly issue offers 3 credits - earn up to 36 CME annually.
Earn up to 3 CME credits by participating.
Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
- The participant will develop a better understanding of the contemporary medical legal issues in neurosurgery.
- The participant will develop a greater knowledge of the strategies for minimizing the risk of medical legal exposure.
- The participant will learn about the methods to minimize the adverse consequences of medical legal cases.
- The participant will gain a greater appreciation of the relationship between new technologies and their effect on neurosurgical medical legal space.
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Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 11/01/2020 to 11/1/2023.
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