Anticoagulation and Management of Coagulopathy in NeurosurgeryContains 4 Component(s), 1.25 credits offered
Increased use of novel anticoagulation agents, Vitamin K antagonists, heparin and the rapid development of new agents creates a challenge for every neurosurgeon. AANS Members: Free | Non-members: $59
Evidence-Based Summaries and Technical Pearls: Deep Brain StimulationContains 4 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered
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
The Use of Opioids in Neurosurgical Practice: How to be Safe, Effective, and Compliant with New Prescribing LawsContains 4 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
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
Pediatric TraumaContains 4 Component(s), 0.50 credits offered
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
Introduction to Neurosurgical Coding with Anatomy and TerminologyContains 4 Component(s), 1.50 credits offered
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
Pharmacology: Antimicrobials, Anticoagulants, Post-operative PainContains 4 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
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.
Introduction To Neuroimaging: CranialContains 4 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
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.
Introduction To Neuroimaging: SpineContains 4 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
This webinar will provide an introduction to spine imaging for the advanced practice provider. The goal of this session will be to review radiography, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the spine, 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 spinal pathologies.
What is the Surgical Benefit of Utilizing 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery of Brain Tumors?Contains 2 Component(s)
The Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF) with support from Leica Microsystems presents this free webinar, led by Costas G. Hadjipanayis, MD, PhD, FAANS.
Current Applications and Advances in Fluorescence Guided SurgeryContains 2 Component(s)
The Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF) with support from Leica Microsystems presents this free webinar entitled, “Current Applications and Advances in Fluorescence-guided Surgery,” led by Costas G. Hadjipanayis, MD, PhD, FAANS. Free for Members and NonMembers.
Combining Radiosurgery with Open Surgery in the Setting of Spinal Cord CompressionContains 2 Component(s)
This course will provide an update on recent advances in the management of metastatic tumors of the spinal column. Faculty will discuss the role of conventional radiation, radiosurgery, and surgery in the treatment of metastatic spinal column tumors. Free to Members and NonMembers.
Coagulopathy Reversal Approaches & DVT Protocols for Trauma PatientsContains 2 Component(s)
An online course that will address anticoagulation approaches and recent updates to DVT prevention guidelines. Faculty will discuss coagulopathy reversal cases and a pharmacologic prophylaxis quality improvement initiative.
The Genetics & Molecular Components of Glioma PatientsContains 3 Component(s), 0.25 credits offered
The management of both low and high-grade gliomas is increasingly made based on more than histopathology. A more complete understanding of tumor genetics and molecular biology permits one to offer individualized treatments and determine prognosis in greater detail. This course will address the histological classification of gliomas as well as the significance of common molecular and genetic mutations. 0.25 CME credits available. AANS Member: Free | Non-member: $19
Use of Prophylactic Anti-Epileptic DrugsContains 3 Component(s), 0.25 credits offered
Seizures can be an important presenting symptom of many neurological diseases and have the potential to worsen clinical outcome. While the use of anti-epileptic medication leads to prevention of future seizures, the negative impact on neuro-cognition are well documented. This course evaluates the necessity of anti-epileptic drug (AED) use for seizure prophylaxis in patients presenting with neurosurgical diseases. Current guidelines pertaining to seizure prophylaxis are also reviewed. 0.25 CME credit available. AANS Member: Free | Non-member: $19
Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) With K2M’s 3-D Printed Interbody—Surgical Technique and Review of AnatomyContains 1 Component(s)
The Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF) with support from K2M presents this free webinar entitled, "Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion," led by Sonia V. Eden, MD, FAANS. Free to Members and NonMembers
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Case StudyContains 2 Component(s)
This course will describe the pathophysiology and imaging techniques to identify ARDS. Faculty will review a case study outlining patient clinical history and progression. Free to Members and NonMembers
Hypertonic Sodium Solutions: Pertinence to Human PhysiologyContains 2 Component(s)
This course will describe the physiology and clinical applications of hypertonic sodium solutions. Faculty will discuss clinical studies as well as the advantages and disadvantages of hypertonic sodium solutions. Free to Members and NonMembers.
Hospital Employment for NeurosurgeonsContains 3 Component(s)
Working as a neurosurgeon for a hospital – is it in your best interest, and how does it work? This seminar will discuss this employment model within the context of today’s health-care climate. It will present what neurosurgeons can expect when directly employed by a hospital, and will include a discussion about contracts. Free to Members and Nonmembers
Cervical Spine Clearance in the Obtunded PatientContains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
This course will present updated clinical guidelines and literature applicable to the obtunded c-spine patient. Faculty will discuss imaging techniques, diagnostic algorithms, and financial liability issues. AANS Member: Free | Non-member: $59
What Every Neurosurgical Resident Should Know About Their First JobContains 3 Component(s), 0.50 credits offered
Fresh neurosurgical graduates and fellows are well trained on how to take care of the patients, but often are not well versed with the job hunting aspects - finding the right job, negotiating the contract and starting a new practice. AANS Member: Free | Non-member: $19
Spine Deformity ManagementContains 3 Component(s), 0.25 credits offered
This course will address the types of spinal deformity, the spino-pelvic parameters that should be calculated for every deformity patient, the osteotomies that can be performed to achieve deformity correction, and the evaluation of deformity patients. Only AANS members are eligible for CME. 0.25 CME available. AANS Member: Free | Non-member: $19