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Neurosurgery Grand Rounds: Modern Multidisciplinary Management of Spinal Metastases in the Era of Spine Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Location: Zoom

Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Time: 4–5 p.m.

Contact: Cecilia Owen

About the Event

In this installment of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, Amol Ghia, M.D., presents “Modern Multidisciplinary Management of Spinal Metastases in the Era of Spine Stereotactic Radiosurgery.” Ghia is an assistant professor and director of the Spine Stereotactic Radiosurgery in the Central Nervous System Service of the Department of Radiation Oncology at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

For more information, email Cecilia Owen or call 512-495-5557.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this event series, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Understand the difference between spine stereotactic radiosurgery and conventional radiation therapy.
  • Recognize the importance of patient selection for spine stereotactic radiosurgery.
  • Comprehend the rationale of combining limited surgery (i.e., separation surgery) with spine stereotactic radiosurgery to optimally manage select patients with cord compression.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroscientists, other medical and surgical specialists and health care professionals
  • Secondary: Advanced practice providers, nursing staff, residents, medical students, undergraduates and allied health professionals

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement, and Utilize informatics
  • IECC: Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles/Responsibility, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork

Note: This event does not offer Continuing Medical Education credit.