Complex Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery of the Skull Base Course November 19-21, 2020

November 19, 2020 to November 21, 2020

Target Audience

Target Audience
This course is intended for experienced skull base teams who wish to refine the technical nuances of endoscopic endonasal surgery of the ventral skull base (training levels 3-5) and apply endoscopic and reconstruction techniques to complex pathologies.

Learning Objectives

Course Objectives
Following completion of this course, participants should be able to:
• Describe the key anatomical relationship between the internal carotid artery, basilovertebral complex, intracranial arterial vasculature, cranial nerves, and ventral skull base from an endoscopic viewpoint.
• Determine the appropriate surgical approach for skull base pathology.
• Utilize a variety of vascularized pedicled flaps for skull base reconstruction.
• Identify methods to avoid and manage complications during endoscopic skull base surgery including internal carotid artery injury.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 31.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 31.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/03/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
11/19/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
11/21/2020 - 5:00pm
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
200 Lothrop Street, 4th Floor, B Wing, Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Website:  http://www.neurosurgery.pitt.edu/training/complex-endoscopic-endonasal-surgery-course

Prerequisite:  Registrants must have attended our Comprehensive Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery of the Skull Base Course

                          To register or for more information, email skullbasecourse@upmc.edu

Accreditation and credit designation

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 31.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 31.25 Attendance
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