200 Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury

Tuesday, April 28
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 102A; BCEC

Fee: $150
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Eve C. Tsai, MD, PhD, FAANS (Canada)

Panelist(s): Christopher Michael Bonfield, MD, FAANS ; Allan D. Levi, MD, PhD, FAANS; Ann M. Parr, MD, PhD, FAANS

This breakfast seminar provides an up-to-date review of the pathophysiology, spinal cord injury guidelines, surgical options and recent clinical trials related to spinal cord injury. Opportunity for case presentation and discussion is also provided.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss clinically relevant aspects of the pathophysiology of spinal cord injury, and the current concepts in the medical management of spinal cord injury.
  • Review the latest practice guideline regarding management of spinal cord injury.
  • Explain the role and timing of surgical treatment for acute spinal cord injury.
  • Discuss recent developments in clinical trials for spinal cord injury.