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Postponed -- Fourth Annual David and Lya Neumann Symposium: Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery CME (SBMC)

This event has been postponed. 

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This event is presented by The Department of Neurological Surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. 

Target Audience
The Symposium's target audience is primary care physicians, hospitalists, nurses and physician assistants.

Continuing Education Credit*
5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
4.25 Nuring Contact Hours

Learning Outcome
The participants will be able to discuss advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Learning Objectives
After the session, the participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the management of patients with surgical pathology in the brain stem.
  • Describe the management and treatment of cranial and spinal dysraphism.
  • Summarize new developments in the management of patients with epilepsy.
  • Demonstrate the different spinal instrumentation used during neurosurgical cases.
  • Specify the equipment for stealth navigation that is used for surgical planning and intraoperative navigation.
  • Analyze the current uses of spinal cord stimulation as well as new developments.
  • Define the role of ICU team in the management of neurosurgical patients.
  • Evaluate the minimally invasive bilateral paraspinal technique that can be used for lumbar decompression and fusion.
  • Assess the current management and treatment pathways of patients with acute strokes.

Agenda and Speakers

Moderator: Otakar R. Hubschmann, MD, FAANS, FACS, Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, Saint Barnabas Medical Center

8:00 am – 9:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:05 am
Opening Remarks
Otakar R. Hubschmann, MD, FAANS, FACS
Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, Saint Barnabas Medical Center

9:05 am – 9:10 am
Welcome
Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer, Saint Barnabas Medical Center

9:10 am – 9:15 am
Welcome
Maggie Lundberg-Cook, MSN, MPA, RN, CCRN
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Saint Barnabas Medical Center

9:15 am – 9:45 am
Minimally Invasive Bilateral Paraspinal Lumbar Decompression/Fusion
Joseph M. Koziol, MD, FAANS, FACS

9:45 am – 10:15 am
Cranial and Spinal Dysraphism
Arno H. Fried, MD, FACS, FAANS

10:15 am – 10:45 am
Advances in Treatment of Epilepsy
Eric B. Geller, MD

10:45 am – 11:45 am
Nursing Practical Course in Neurosurgical Spinal Instrumentation
Stealth Navigation: Cranial and Spine
Light Refreshments

11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Spinal Cord Stimulation: Current State of the Art and New Frontiers
Adam Lipson, MD, FAANS, FACS

12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Neuro ICU and Team Management of Neurosurgical Patients
Paul C. Yodice, MD, FCCP, FCCM

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm
Brain Stem Surgery: Resisting the Siren’s Song
Anil Nanda, MD, MPH, FACS, FAANS

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Current Pathways in Treatment of Stroke
Ahsan Sattar, MD

1:45 pm
Adjourn

Symposium Registration: the Symposium is free of charge, but online registration is required (you may also call 1.888.724.7123).

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*Continuing Education Credit

CME Credit

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Saint Barnabas Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement: Saint Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, transparency, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict(s) of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussion of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devises. This information will be available as part of the activity material.

Faculty Disclosures: No relevant financial relationship(s)

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support: No commercial support was provided for this continuing educational activity.

Nursing Credit
Saint Barnabas Medical Center is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation. Provider # 151-12/17-20. 4.25 contact hours will be provided.

Faculty Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of the Saint Barnabas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education and Department of Nursing Education and Research to ensure objectivity, balance independence, transparency and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored activities. All participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflicts of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the activity material.

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