Awake Spine 2023: Didactic Live (in-person)

June 23, 2023 to June 24, 2023

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options

Course Directors: Kingsley O. Abode-Iyamah, M.D.Elird Bojaxhi, M.D.Shaun E. Gruenbaum, M.D., Ph.D. and Oluwaseun O. Akinduro, M.D.

Awake spine surgery is a new and developing field of minimally invasive spine surgery. While spine surgery is typically performed with general anesthesia, awake spine is performed with regional anesthesia allowing faster recovery, reduced pain, reduced overall system effect on the patient. The goal of this course is to teach both the techniques needed for and the benefits of performing awake spine surgery as well as how to develop and implement an awake spine program.

Target Audience

Physicians, Residents, Fellows, Students, Nurse Practitioners, Physican Assistants, and Nurses in the fields of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Pain Management

Learning Objectives

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 3.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
06/23/2023 - 5:00pm
Event ends: 
06/24/2023 - 5:00pm
Mayo Clinic
4500 San Pablo Rd
J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center
Jacksonville, FL
United States

There is no designated room block for this course. We recommend looking into the following hotels:

Residence Inn Jacksonville/Mayo Clinic Area 
Distance to Mayo Clinic: 0.8 miles
Distance to Jacksonville International Airport: 27 miles
This hotel offers a daily shuttle to Mayo Clinic from 7am-5pm

The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club 
Distance to Mayo Clinic: 5.3 miles
Distance to Jacksonville International Airport: 32 miles

Sawgrass Marriott Resort
Distance to Mayo Clinic: 7.6 miles
Distance to Jacksonville International Airport: 33.8 miles

One Ocean Resort 
Distance to Mayo Clinic: 7.2 miles
Distance to Jacksonville International Airport: 25.2 miles

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 3.75 Attendance


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