Saturday, June 23, 2018
Seattle Science Foundation
550 17th Avenue, James Tower, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98122
This advanced training course is designed for attending orthopaedic and neurosurgeons who treat patients with spinal conditions. Nationally recognized speakers will focus on provocative topics and in-depth debate as well as provide instruction in the hands-on workshop. The course will focus on the surgical treatment of current spinal conditions, and provide opportunities to practice new surgical advances and techniques in the hands-on cadaver lab.
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At the conclusion of this program, the participant be able to:
- Perform spinal reconstruction in challenging patient cases including identifying anatomic considerations as well as possible surgical techniques.
- Describe the benefits and pitfalls of spine navigation.
- Recognize spine trauma considerations in the thoracolumbar spine including three column spine principles.
- Distinguish the risks and benefits of spinal cord surgery for spinal cord tumors.
The sessions are targeted to orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons that practice spine surgery in 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 9.5 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