SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
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.
7th Annual Neurocritical Care Symposium: A Practical Approach
January 26-27, 2018
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.
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)
29th Annual Pan Philadelphia Neurosurgery Conference
December 1, 2017
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.
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).
6th International Hypothermia and Temperature Management Symposium
September 12-14, 2016