January 15-17, 2015 - Mayo Clinic Education Center, Phoenix, AZ
This three-day course covers current and emerging spine topics driving national change in the quality and delivery of care. Participants from all training backgrounds will learn new skills to survive in the spine care environment of the near future. A unique split curriculum for both nonoperative and procedural specialists delivers Mayo-quality updates via didactics, case presentations, a hands-on examination skills lab, a US-guided injection skill lab and surgical skill labs. Overall, the course provides a rewarding clinical experience for all spine care practitioners, including spine surgeons, medical specialists, primary care providers and family medicine providers, as well as physical therapists, clinical nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
|Physicians & Scientists||$700.00|
|Nurses, Students, Fellows, NPs, PAs, Allied Health||$595.00|
The registration fee includes tuition, a comprehensive course syllabus, continental breakfasts, lunch and break refreshments. When registering, you will be asked to choose a track for the afternoon sessions.
Surgical track — This track has content specific to the procedural specialists.
Medical track — This track has content specific to the nonoperative attendees.
You must preselect the track you will attend during the afternoon sessions on Friday and Saturday.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Perform a complete musculoskeletal and neurological examination of a patient who presents with low back pain with or without leg symptoms
- Perform a complete musculoskeletal and neurological examination of a patient who presents with neck pain with or without arm symptoms
- Describe an evidence-based approach to acute low back pain, including initial pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment, and follow-up treatment when symptoms persist
- Describe an evidence-based approach to lumbar radiculopathy, including pharmacologic, nonpharmacologic and surgical treatment options
- Respond to complications of spine surgery
- Recognize the importance of osteoporosis care and impact on surgical and nonsurgical patient outcomes
- Respond to complications of spine trauma and tumor surgery
- Demonstrate and facilitate the surgical treatment and management on native and implant associated spine infections.
- Describe and organize the surgical treatment and management of primary and metastatic oncologic spine disease
- Assess and prioritize the operative and non-operative treatment of spine trauma
- Review, describe and minimize common and rare complications associated with spine surgery
- Describe and apply techniques of fusion and nonfusion for degenerative spine conditions
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.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are designated for the general session and an additional:
- 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are designated for the Techniques and Principles of Dural Repair Live Animal Lab.
- 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are designated for the Hands-On Ultrasound Injection Workshop.
- 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are designated for the Hands-On Physical Exam Skills Workshop.
This Live activity, 9th Annual Mayo Clinic Spine Center: Medical and Surgical Spine Course, with a beginning date of 01/16/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.