Discover treatment options for diseases of spinal neural elements, the spine and peripheral nerves. Faculty present patient care strategies and relevant research to keep you current, at your convenience and for 2.5 CME.
Courtney Pendleton, MD
Roberto J. Perez Roman, MD
John Fredrick Burke, MD - Awarded the Stewart B. Dunsker MD Award for Best Clinical Spine Abstract
Andrew K. Chan, MD
Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FAANS
Mohamad Bydon, MD, FAANS
Owoicho Adogwa, MD, MPH
Michael Karsy, MD, PhD
Arati Patel, MD
Rich Gliklich MD
Azim Laiwalla, MD, PhD
After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
Discuss research updates in spine and peripheral nerve neurosurgery.
Apply updates in spine and peripheral nerve neurosurgery to practice.
The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
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.
Andrew K. Chan, MD
Grants/Research Support - Orthofix
Rich Gliklich, MD
Grants/Research Support - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.), Employee (any industry) - OMI, Inc.
Employee (any industry), Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances, Employee (any industry) – OM1
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.
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 served.
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 activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™
Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/22/2020 until 05/22/2023.