Treatment of Lower Back Pain and Lumbosacral Radiculopathy, June 2016

Skokie, IL US
June 28, 2016
The educational goal of this activity is to help primary care providers better recognize the causes of low back pain and lumbosacral radiculopathy and understand common non-surgical and surgical treatments.

Target Audience

The target audience includes physicians in the following specialties: Primary Care, Spinal Surgery, Pain Management, Rheumatology, Neurology, Physiatry, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, and Family Care.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Identify pain generators of low back pain and lumbosacral radiculopathy;
  • Understand common treatments of low back pain and lumbosacral radioculopathy;
  • Review common spinal injection treatments for lumbar pain;
  • Identify appropriate patients for spine surgical evaluation;
  • Understand current spine surgery options.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Vimal Patel
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
1-847-570-1445
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Participation
Event starts: 
06/28/2016 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
06/28/2016 - 8:30pm
Activity opens: 
06/28/2016
Activity expires: 
12/28/2016
McCormick and Schmick
4999 Old Orchard
Shopping Center East
Skokie, IL 60077
United States
 
 Michael Musacchio, MD
 Neurological Surgery
 
 
 
 
 Joseph Alleva, MD 
 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Nurses and 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.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
06/28/2016
Activity expires: 
12/28/2016
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