Margaret Hackett Family Program (MHFP) Symposium: The Burdens of Congenital Central Nervous System Anomalies

May 29, 2020
This symposium will introduce a variety of central nervous system congenital anomalies and the challenges of their treatments. Specific congenital syndromes will be discussed in detail to describe treatment approaches. In addition, models of care as well as future approaches will be investigated.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for neurosurgeons, neurologists, pediatricians, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the treatment of central nervous system congenital anomalies.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the complexities of living with a central nervous system congenital anomaly;
  • List the various tools used to diagnose and treat specific congenital anomalies of the central nervous system;
  • Identify congenital anomalies of the central nervous system that remain difficult to treat;
  • Describe current research approaches to several common congenital anomalies of the central nervous system.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Rosa Velazquez
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
773-795-0622
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation
Event starts: 
05/29/2020 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
05/29/2020 - 12:30pm
Activity opens: 
05/29/2020
Activity expires: 
08/29/2020

Margaret Hackett Family Center Program Symposium Agenda
   *Agenda subject to change.

Online Webinar
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
This course is an online webinar.
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The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 773-795-0622 or via email at rvelazquez@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu.

 

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO COURSE DIRECTOR
  Ralph Cannon Professor of Surgery
  Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
  Chief, Section of Neurosurgery
 
 
SPEAKERS
  Director of Neurosurgical Oncology
  Boston Children’s Hospital
  

 
  Vera and Paul Guerin Family Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery
  Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Neurosciences
  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  
 
Francis Loth, PhD  Francis Loth, PhD
  Executive Director, Conquer Chiari Research Center
  Director, Biofluids Laboratory at the University of Akron
  University of Akron
 
 
  Associate Professor of Radiology
  Director, Pediatric Neuroradiology 
  University of Chicago
 
 
Judie Holleman, APN
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Section of Neurosurgery
University of Chicago
 

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Other Health Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
 
 
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