SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
As an integral part of Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, the region's only dedicated hospital for neuroscience, the Department of Neurological Surgery is one of the busiest academic neurosurgical programs in the country, offering state-of-the-art treatment to patients with neurological diseases affecting the brain and spine, such as brain tumors, spinal disease, vascular brain diseases, epilepsy, pain, Parkinson's disease and many other neurological disorders.
- System of Care
- Best Practices Panel Discussion
- Vertigo - Catching the Killers Making the Distinction in the ED
- EMS and YOU
- Acute Stroke Treatment:
IV tPA and Beyond
- Free to Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals and the Jefferson Neuroscience Network affiliates. Lunch will be provided.
- Register Online Today!
Jefferson Neuroscience Network - Fall Summit
October 16, 2014 - 9:30AM-2:40PM
Jefferson Neuroscience Network is committed to providing on-going continuing education vital to improving the delivery of care for stroke patients. The 2014 Fall Summit highlights best practices and provides practical tools for the management of the stroke patient using telemedicine technology. PLUS, other neuroscience topics are featured:
Speed & Specialized Care
FACULTY: Distinguished physician and nurse faculty from the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and affiliated Stroke Centers
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
4.0 contact hours will be awarded to participants. The participant must attend the entire program to be eligible for full contact hour credit.
- Improve the initial evaluation, identification and management of gait dysfunction.
- Critique the role and benefits of commonly used imaging techniques of the gait dysfunction and select the appropriate imaging method.
- Identify potential etiologies of gait dysfunction.
- Develop a rational management approach to gait dysfunction and understand the controversies surrounding evaluation and therapies.
- Differentiate between radiculopathy, neurogenic claudication and masqueraders of gait dysfunction and select appropriate treatment techniques.
- Examine current guidelines for interventional pain management.
- Analyze the importance of spinal alignment and management of scoliosis in terms of gait dysfunction.
- Review modern surgical options for lumbar degenerative disc disease, stenosis and deformities.
- Assess their individual practices in light of the information and discussions during the course, and identify specific strategies to implement as part of a continuing improvement process for their practices.
Online registration is now closed. Individuals interested in attending can register on-site for this conference.
5th Annual Navigating Spinal Care Symposium: Managing Gait Dysfunction