Spine Conference

1st & 3rd Wednesday | 6:30 a.m.-8 a.m.
Seattle Science Foundation, James Tower, 6th Floor
Swedish Cherry Hill



Course Description

The Seattle Science Foundation Spine Conference Series is a reoccurring educational conference held for health care providers who treat spine disorders. Experts in the field will provide didactic lectures on up-to-date content regarding current and emerging interventions for spinal conditions, focusing on identification, treatment, and improvement in patient care, both surgical and non-surgical. 

Needs Statement

Evaluation and treatments of spinal conditions continues to drastically change as new technologies and therapies emerge. For this reason, there remains a tremendous need for continued education in the training of current and future health care providers regarding knowledge and interventions for spine disorders. To address these deficits and advancing challenges, the Seattle Science Foundation Spine Conference Series will provide didactic lectures with Q&A sessions led by experts in the field with the focus of improving patient care, treatment, and outcomes.

Intended Audience 

This symposium is intended for neurosurgeons, physiatrists, neuroradiologists, advanced practice clinicians and other sub-specialists in the treatment of spinal diseases in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California and Alaska.

Learning Objectives

By attending this course, the participant will provide better patient care through an increased ability to:

  • Apply treatment options for a variety of spine disorders which are commonly seen at the Swedish Spine Program.
  • Implement protocols related to new research in the management of spine patients.
  • Discuss treatment outcomes with patient.
  • Compare and contrast technological options.
  • Participate in developing guidelines for treating spine patients that will improve patient care.

Objectives will be listed for each session depending on the topic selected.

Agenda

6:30 a.m.
Case Presentations
Moderated by Jens R. Chapman MD
Hot Breakfast Served

7:30 a.m.
Featured Presentation
(Not Accredited for CME)

8 a.m.
Adjourn


Case Submission Form

Please use the form below to submit your online case submission.  Cases must be reviewed two weeks prior to the conference.  One week prior to the conference, accepted cases presenters will be informed that their case has been selected for the upcoming conference.

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LOCATION

Seattle Science Foundation
550 17th Ave., James Tower, Suite 600
Seattle, WA, 98122


VIEWING OPTIONS

Please note that remote viewing is available for informational purposes only and is not accredited for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM).

  • In Person
    All are welcome to attend the featured presentations at the Seattle Science Foundation. 
     
  • Live Case Discussion
    All Providence Health and Services affiliated providers are welcome to take part in the live case discussions, either as a viewer or as a case presenter.  To receive the live broadcast connection, please click here to request access.
     
  • Live on Facebook
    The featured presentations will be available as a live broadcast on Facebook.  Click here to view the live presentation.  
     
  • Recorded Presentation
    Click here to view all of our recorded Spine Conference presentations.

Please note, at times some presenters prefer not be have their presentation recorded or streamed live.  On those such occasions, we will not be able to provide a live broadcast or recording of the presentation.


CME INFORMATION

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 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 24 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Each session is designed for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.