Sunday, April 14
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: 20D; SDCC
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $630
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $130
Director(s): Gail L. Rosseau, MD, FAANS
Faculty: Ernest Barthelemy, MD; Jeffrey P. Blount, MD, FAANS; Robert J. Dempsey, MD, FAANS; James M. Drake, MD, FAANS, MSc (Canada); Anthony Figaji, MD (South Africa); Mark D. Fisher, MD; Gerald A. Grant, MD, FAANS; Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, FAANS; William Harkness, MD (United Kingdom); Roger Hartl, MD, FAANS; Peter John Hutchinson, MD (United Kingdom); James M. Johnston Jr., MD, FAANS ; Abhaya Vivek Kulkarni, MD, FAANS (Canada); Jacob Richard Lepard, MD; Muhammad Raji Mahmud, MD (Nigeria); Vanessa Moll, MD, PhD, DESA; Peter Nakaji, MD, FAANS; Jose Piquer Belloch, MD, PhD (Spain); John Ragheb, MD, FAANS; Scott C. Robertson, MD, FAANS; Jack P. Rock, MD, FAANS; Brandon G. Rocque, MD, MS, FAANS; David I. Sandberg, MD, FAANS; Cody Daniel Schlaff; Franco Servadei, MD (Italy); Kerry Vaughan, MD; Darshan Vora; Sarah I. Woodrow, MD, FAANS; Sherry M. Wren, MD, FCS(ECSA); Eric L. Zager, MD, FAANS
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the importance of cultural and ethical considerations of neurosurgical practice in low resource settings, and the need to tailor practice decision to each specific setting.
- Discuss safe anesthetic management in low resource settings.
- Demonstrate the management for the following in low resource settings: Emergency head trauma, Emergency spinal trauma, Brain tumor and cerebrovascular surgery, Degenerative spine conditions.
- Demonstrate the management for the following in low resource settings: Pediatric CSF diversion and myelomeningocele closure, Complex wounds and rotational flaps, Management of tropical surgical diseases, Peripheral nerve repairs.