Saturday, April 14, 2018
Seattle Science Foundation
550 17th Avenue, James Tower, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98122
The 8th Annual Multimodal Treatment of Spinal Tumors course is targeted towards health care providers who manage and treat patients with spinal tumors. Leading experts in the field will come together to discuss the future of spinal tumor management including personalized medicine, radio-surgery, and surgical interventions. This course is designed to focus on the future of spinal tumor treatment with the goal of improving treatment outcomes and overall patient care.
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Current research in the treatment of spinal tumors has made profound advances through the use of personalized medicine and surgical techniques, but there remains a significant gap in knowledge regarding treatment progress for many practitioners. Providers need to be updated on new and future treatment therapies in spinal tumor management, develop competence in the future therapies for treating spinal tumors, and develop effective surgical treatment plans for patients with benign and metastatic spinal tumors.
At the conclusion of this program, the attendee will provide better patient care through an increased ability to:
- Compare and contrast the radiation options for patients with spinal tumors
- Review the surgical options for patients with spinal tumors
- Evaluate the chemotherapy options for patients with spinal tumors
This course is targeted to neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, medical oncologists, neurologists, neuroradiologists, radiation therapists, interventional radiologists, and allied health professionals who specialize in the treatment of patients with spinal tumors throughout the United States.
Accreditation with Commendation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Swedish Medical Center and the Seattle Science Foundation. Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Swedish Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This symposium is supported in part by educational grants in accordance with ACCME Standards. At the time of this printing, a complete listing of financial supporters was not available. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the symposium.
The Seattle Science Foundation is located at 500 17th Avenue, James Tower, Suite 600 in Seattle, Washington. Parking is available in the garage on 16th Avenue between Cherry and Jefferson at a maximum fee of $16.50. From I-5 (northbound and southbound), take the James Street exit. Travel east on James Street. James will become Cherry Street. Turn right (south) on 16th Avenue. Turn right into the main garage entrance.
For Further Information
Phone: (206) 732-6500
Fax: (206) 732-6599