AOSNA Complex Cervical Spine Surgery and Complication Management
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America
08 Apr 2016 - 09 Apr 2016
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Description

This is a comprehensive 2-day review of complex spinal resection and reconstruction techniques used in modern cervical spine surgery. The course utilizes the human anatomic specimen laboratory and didactic sessions with ample time for discussion. This intensive course emphasizes the fundamentals of spine surgery, particularly biomechanical considerations, and the surgery decision-making process.

Through intensive, hands-on sessions utilizing human anatomic specimens, participants will engage in surgical techniques and strategies for a range of cervical spine procedures. Led by experienced faculty, the course provides a forum for exposure to the latest cutting edge techniques used for cervical spine reconstruction. Significant time is dedicated to operative indication discussions. The problem-based decision making process is emphasized during these very interactive discussions.

Learning objectives
Utilize problem-based decision-making to develop logical algorithms for solving complex spine problems
Assess the patient in terms of natural history, medical limitations, patient concerns, and treatment expectations
Apply anatomic and physiologic principles to the variety of surgical approaches available to access the cervical spine -Use outcome measures to assess the effectiveness of each intervention
Use evidence-based decision making when recommending operative and nonoperative interventions - Describe indications for complex spinal techniques for cervical spine surgery
Explain relevant spinal anatomy, including regional nuances - Employ physiological and surgical principles to spinal fusion and instrumentation
Select and perform appropriate surgical procedures for specific indications - Prevent/manage operative and postoperative complications
Recognize the fundamental skills required to perform the most appropriate operation for any given clinical pathology
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ID VEGAS1604
Type AOSpine
Level Advanced
Region North America
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Peer reviewed
Format Course
Target audience Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic surgeon, Spine surgeon
Registration
Closing date08 Apr 2016
Statusclosed
Places100
Available places100
Cancellation policyUndefined

AO North America designates this Live educational activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the creditcommensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Contact(s)
Ms Jessica Kimball (Education Development Manager) MBA
AO North America
1700 Russell Road

19301 Paoli
Pennsylvania
United States of America
Phone6109935111
Emailkimball.jessica@aona.org
Ms Chi Lam (Project Manager)
36014 Corte Coruna
United States of America
Phone3032503395
Emaillam.chi@aona.org
Skypechilamusa
Ms Kelly McCormick (Program Administrator) MD
Testing
19087-1940 Wayne
Pennsylvania
United States of America
Phone+16109935131
Fax+16106952420
Mobile4846367035
Emailmccormick.kelly@aona.org
Venue

Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel

3400 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, NV 89169

702-784-5700

Bioskill Lab

Oquendo Center

2425 East Oquendo Road

Las Vegas, NV

(702) 675-7817

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