AOSNA Webinar - Acute Cervical Spinal Course Injury: Pathophysiology and Treatment Strategies
Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA
11 Oct 2017
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Description

Spinal cord injuries and subsequent neurological consequences remain one of the most challenging medical conditions. Management of these patients has evolved dramatically over the years but controversies remain regarding treatment strategies. During this webinar, expert faculty will discuss new clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of acute spinal cord injury.

Prior to the webinar, participants are encouraged to review the Clinical Guidelines recently published in the Global Spine Journal:

http://journals.sagepub.com/toc/gsja/7/3_suppl

Learning objectives
Review the pathophysiology of spinal cord injuries
Describe nonoperative management options
Discuss the role and timing of surgical intervention for SCI
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Details
ID WEBINAR1710
Type AOSpine
Level Principles
Region North America
Language(s) English
Scope International
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Target audience Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic surgeon, Spine surgeon
Registration
Closing date11 Oct 2017
Statusclosed
Places500
Available places500
Cancellation policyUndefined

Agenda:

8:00 p.m.         Welcome and Introductions / Case Presentation -  Severe Incomplete Cervical SCI (M. Fehlings)

8:10 p.m.         Pathophysiology and Nonoperative Management Options                                             (P. Arnold)

8:25 p.m.         Role and Timing of Surgical Intervention for SCI                                                              (S. Ludwig)

8:40 p.m.         Case Resolution / Brief Overview of the AOSpine SCI Guidelines                                 (M. Fehlings)

8:50 p.m.         Question and Answer Session                                                                                               (All Faculty)

9:00 p.m.         Post Test and Adjournment

Contact(s)
Mrs Kelly McCormick (Program Administrator)
AOSpine North America
Program Administrator
1700 Russell Road
19301 Paoli
Pennsylvania
USA
Phone+1 610 993 5131
Fax+1 610 695 2420
Mobile484-636-7035
Emailkmccormick@aospine.org
Ms Jane Mihelic (Director, Continuing Medical Educatin) MA, FACME
AO North America
Director, Continuing Medical Education
1700 Russell Road
19301 Paoli
Pennsylvania
USA
Phone+ 610-993-5117
Fax+1 610-993-5101
Mobile484-885-3323
Emailmihelic.jane@aona.org
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