Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Office of CME
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6992
Toll Free: 1-888-JEFF-CME
Fax: (215) 923-3212
jeffersoncme@jefferson.edu


Since 2000

SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
Department of Neurological Surgery CME

As part of the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson, 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.

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    7th Annual Neurocritical Care Symposium: A Practical Approach

    January 26-27, 2018

    Course Location:
    Jefferson Alumni Hall
    1020 Locust Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    Day One: lectures from guest speakers Lori Shutter, MD, FNCS, FCCM, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Samuel A. Tisherman, MD, FACS, FCCM University of Maryland School of Medicine. Together with Jefferson faculty, attendees will be provided expert critique of treatment approaches, interpret clinical and laboratory findings from, and navigate through the critical decision points of care.

    Day Two: a hands-on, case-based practical workshop at Jefferson's advanced Rector Clinical Skills & Simulation Center with instruction from Jefferson neuro-critical care faculty

    This activity is specifically designed for specialists working in the fields of emergency medicine, internal medicine, hospital medicine, neurology, critical care, and neurosurgery whose practice focuses on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of the critically-ill neurological patient.

    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

    PHYSICIANS: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum* of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NURSES: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. A maximum* of 13 contact hours will be awarded to participants.

    PHARMACISTS: This activity is eligible for ACPE credit: See final CPE activity announcement for specific details.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. (www.aapa.org).

    * See course webpage for details regarding credit (https://cme.jefferson.edu/content/nccs2018)


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    29th Annual Pan Philadelphia Neurosurgery Conference

    December 1, 2017

    Course Location:
    The Union League of Philadelphia
    140 South Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Co-directed by three area Neurosurgical Training Programs: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, this year's symposium will be devoted to the following theme: the future of neurosurgery.

    Keynote addresses by Smith Johnston, III, MD, MS and Ali R. Rezai, MD will focus on the latest innovations in space medicine as it relates to human health, performance, & longevity and brain-machine interface and restoring cortical control, respectively.

    Case-based panel discussions will carry forward the theme and explore the future challenges of functional neurosurgery, spine surgery, neuro-oncology, and neurosurgery resident training.

    Additionally, a resident research competition will provide an analytical review of current research endeavors.

    Accreditation Information

    PHYSICIANS: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NURSES: Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by academic medical centers toward license CE requirements. If you reside outside of Pennsylvania, please check with your state for additional information.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (www.aapa.org).



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    7th Annual Brain Tumor Symposium

    October 27, 2017

    Course Location:
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City
    237 South Broad St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    This year's symposium focuses on the increasing prevalence of central nervous system metastases and the controversies surrounding the rapid development of multimodal therapies including the role of surgery, whole brain radiation, stereotactic radiosurgery and systemic therapies.

    Attendees will evaluate each of these modalities throughout morning didactic sessions and customize treatment for patients with single and multiple brain metastases during an interactive multidisciplinary tumor board session. The afternoon program will split into two tracks, tailoring information for physicians and nurses and allied health professionals.

    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION
    PHYSICIANS: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Sidney Kimmel Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NURSES: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    A maximum of 6.75 contact hours will be awarded to participants.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.(www.aapa.org)

    FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
    All faculty participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Sidney Kimmel Medical College are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s). Full disclosure of faculty relationships will be made at this activity. Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.


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    6th International Hypothermia and Temperature Management Symposium

    September 12-14, 2016

    Course Location:
    Jefferson Alumni Hall (on the campus of Thomas Jefferson University)
    1020 Locust Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107