Rescheduled for March 2024 | Details to come
Skull Base Surgery for the Community Practitioner:
Enhancing Collaborative Care
Free | Virtual | CME
About the Symposium
Sponsored by Duke Neurosurgery and the Duke Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communications Sciences, the Duke Skull Base Symposium is an interactive, multidisciplinary CME event designed to emphasize state-of-the art treatment of both anterior and lateral skull base disorders.
This course is instructed by Duke faculty and leaders in many fields, with a focus on anterior and lateral skull base disorders. All lectures are followed by question-and-answer sessions as well as case discussions to highlight nuances in evaluation and treatment.
The symposium is designed to increase competence and provide the most up-to-date, evidence- based review of the management of patients with anterior and lateral skull base disorders. At the end of the course, participants should be able to:
- Evaluate and manage preoperative and postoperative skull base pathologies in a cost-effective manner based on best available evidence
- Identify best candidates for conservative management of various skull base diseases, review of available treatment options, and short- and long-term outcomes of these therapies using an evidence-based approach
- Discuss treatment of skull base disorder with a focus on health care economic, delivery of care, patient education, physician education and case review, and methods to improve outcomes, value and quality
- Develop a systematic and reliable approach for evaluating patients with skull base pathologies and formulate a non-operative or surgical treatment strategy
- Discuss the impact on current and future skull base care of innovative skull base procedural treatments and surgical techniques.
In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team. The designation was based upon the quality of the educational activity and its compliance with the standards and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this educational activity for a maximum of:
• 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
• 6.25 credit hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.