Global Neurosurgery: Ask Not for Whom the Bell Tolls

Thursday, September 10 to Saturday, September 12, 2020

This CME/CE certified activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours and AAPA Category 1 CME credit.

Virtual Symposium

Goals and Objectives:

  1. To create a platform for societies from developing countries to discuss the current development of Neurosurgery in their respective countries, especially related to the education of young neurosurgeons.
  2. To create an opportunity for all representatives of members’ countries to present regarding neurosurgical services in their respective countries.
  3. To understand the facilities and level of development in Neurosurgery of each member’s country.
  4. To create a database on the regional neurosurgical services used to formulate long-term strategies to improvise the neurosurgical development in human resources, facilities, and adaptation of current modern technologies.
  5. To understand the regional health policies and their implications on the delivery of care in neurosurgery.
  6. To understand the challenges posed due to cultural differences in implementing a uniform standard of care globally.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  1. Recognize the worldwide disparities in neurosurgical care and its consequences.
  2. Identify existing international outreach programs.
  3. Use big data to promote global neurosurgery.
  4. Describe the role of neurosurgeons in advocating for health policy creation and reform as well as prevention of neurosurgical disease states in their respective regions.
  5. Describe developing areas of research concerning neurosurgical global health issues.

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