Microsurgical Approaches to Aneurysms and Skull Base Diseases 2017

Jacksonville, FL US
October 26, 2017 to October 28, 2017

UPDATE: This course is FULL

Save the Date 2018
Summer Session: Jun 13-16, 2018
Winter Session: November 14-17, 2018 

Course Directors: Evandro de Oliveira, MD, PhD., Rabih G. Tawk, M.D. and Christina C. Smith, ARNP 

This course is designed as a review of surgical approaches and operative techniques pertaining to surgical treatment of skull base lesions such as skull base tumors, cerebral aneurysms, and other disorders. This course is designed for neurosurgery medical providers at various stages of their careers including residents, fellows, attendings and neurosurgery team members, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.to provide a global approach to the skull base. It combines microscopic techniques with a simulated micro-anastomosis training session to improve microsurgical skills. The course will incoporate intensive hands-on cadaver dissection sessions, covering a broad spectrum of transcranial approaches and participants will work in teams on prepared injected fixed specimens under the guidance of a distinguished expert faculty.

*PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE WILL NOT OFFER CME CREDIT.

Registration Fees 

Physicians, Scientists, Residents, Fellows, PA’s, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees

$100.00

Additional Information

Medtronic Facility Details and Parking Instructions
Course Brochure (PDF)

Exhibit Opportunities

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services during the Opening Reception. If you are interested in exhibiting during this time, please complete the attached exhibit forms and submit to Florida Exhibits.

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for neurosurgery medical providers at various stages of their careers including residents, fellows, attendings and neurosurgery team members, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

    • Identify the major skull base approaches to various neurosurgical and vascular disorders affecting the skull base and brain
    • Review the appropriate approaches and microsurgical techniques for treatment of complex neurosurgical disorders
    • Demonstrate various techniques during hands-on sessions on cadaveric specimens to improve skills
    • Perform techniques for pretemporal, cavernous sinus and far lateral approaches

    Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 24.00 Attendance
    Event starts: 
    10/26/2017 - 8:00am
    Event ends: 
    10/28/2017 - 5:00pm
    Medtronic: Dr. Glen Nelson Surgeon Education and Training Center
    6743 Southpoint Dr N
    Jacksonville, FL 32216
    United States

    Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
    200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.
    Ponte Vedra, FL 32082
    888-839-9145

    The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is offering hotel rooms for attendees and their guests at the following group rates plus applicable taxes and golfview hotel rooms at the group .

    Ocenfront: $299.00 per night
    Deluxe Oceanview: $299.00 per night
    Golfview: $259.00 per night

    In order to receive the special rate, identify yourself as a participant of the “Mayo Clinic Skull Base Workshop”. Reservations must be made by September 26, 2017 or before the room block is filled, whichever comes first. The hotel has extended the special rate three days before and three days after the meeting. There is limited guest room availability at the special rates; early reservations are based on availability.  The standard hotel reservations cancellation policy will apply to all reservations.  

    Mayo Clinic not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting.  Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

    Available Credit

    • 24.00 Attendance

    Accreditation Period

    Course opens: 
    03/23/2017
    Course expires: 
    10/28/2018
     
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    Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cme@mayo.edu. When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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