Monday, April 15
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 33BC; SDCC
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Moderator(s): Mark D. Krieger, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Richard C. E. Anderson, MD, FAANS; Anthony Figaji, MD (South Africa); Gerald A. Grant, MD, FAANS; Todd Cameron Hankinson, MD, MBA, FAANS
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the stabilization and management of children with acute cranial and spinal trauma.
- Determine the operative indications and best course of treatment for children with hydrocephalus and common, and possibly incidental, lesions, such as Chiari Malformations, intracranial cysts, and tethered cords.
- Discuss the initial management of children with brain tumors, and identify patients who might require a higher level of care.
- Identify areas in which the general care of children differs from that of adults.