Course Description

The Brigham and Women’s Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Symposium is designed to provide clinically relevant information that will give providers updated data to apply in their daily practices. Faculty will provide an update on technological advances in the field from the perspectives of neurosurgery, otology, neurology, and interventional radiology. Participants will be presented with the latest concepts in cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgery and encouraged to discuss current controversies in management. Various treatment options will be explored and discussed. This year’s symposium with also cover a historical overview of the evolution of Neurovascular care from the perspective of luminaries in the fields of Neurosurgery and Neurology.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate the current indications and treatment options for cerebrovascular and skull base pathologies
  • Incorporate strategies to apply innovative techniques to manage clinical scenarios in your practice
  • Utilize modern data and clinical expertise from leading clinicians to guide treatment guidelines for patients as well as for cerebrovascular and skull base pathologies

Target Audience

This course is targeted to Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physicians. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in Critical Care and Trauma, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, and Neurosurgery.

ABMS/ACGME Competencies

The course is designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)/ Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Educational (ACGME) competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

IOM Competencies

The course is designed to meet the following Institute of Medicine (IOM) Competencies:

  • Provide Patient-Centered Care
  • Work in Interdisciplinary Teams

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