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Spine Education Series Module 7: Spinal Tumors


Starts: Thu 8:00AM CT (Sep 01, 2022) Ends: Thu 11:59PM CT (Sep 01, 2022) OnDemand

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This Module treats most of the rarely seen primary tumors, malignant as well as benign tumors such as osteoid osteoma, eosinophilic granuloma, giant cell tumors, aneurysmal bone cyst, Ewing Sarcoma, chondrosarcoma of the spine, as well as ependymoma and chordoma at the craniocervical junction and in the sacrum.

Different surgical technique issues are looked at for the different locations and neoplastic disease like multiple myeloma are equally presented, as are intradural extramedullary spinal tumors.

A whole section is dedicated to the diagnosis, staging and surgical treatment of metastatic spine disease and its results.

Module Structure:
This Module consists of 19 online lectures.

Mode of Examination:
Each lecture has an online pre-learning quiz and concludes with a final lecture assessment. The final assessment of every lecture in a given module must be passed, before the learner can earn their NASS Certificate of Completion.

All online quizzes and assessments use a standard multiple choice question format.


Chairs: Bronek Boszcyk, MD; Marcin Czyz, MD

Stefano Boriani, MD; Eyal Behrbalk, MD; Luca Boriani, MD, PhD; Marcin Czyz, MD; Alexander Disch, MD, PhD; Mel Grainger, MD; Andreas Grillhoesl, MD; James Holton, BSc BM MRCS; Marcel Ivanov, MD, PhD, MSc, FRCS, FAANS; Markus Konieczny, MD; Péter Pal Varga, MD; Nasir Quraishi, MD, LLM, FRCS; Oded Rabau, MD; Senthii Selvanathan, MD; Jake Timothy, MD; David Walker, FRCS

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants should gain strategies to:

Understand biology and pathophysiology of neoplastic conditions affecting the spinal column and associated neural structures.;

Enable case-based selection of appropriate imaging and laboratory diagnostic work up for patients presenting with primary and secondary neoplastic conditions of the spinal column and associated neural structures;

Formulate evidence-based treatment strategies for primary and secondary neoplastic conditions of the spine in accordance with principles of stability, curative or palliative intent and neoplastic aggression.


All members and nonmembers in the medical field.

 Price LevelRegistration Fees
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Registration: General Registration

 Member Affiliated Healthcare$799.00
 Member Doctor$949.00
 Member Emeritus$799.00
 Member In-Training$799.00
 Non-Member Affiliated Healthcare$949.00
 Non-Member Doctor$1,199.00
 Non-Member In-Training$949.00



Our Policy

NASS will not issue any refunds or exchanges. Purchase of a module allows access for up to one year. Each module is approximated to take about 4 months to complete, however, this may be more or less dependent on the learners’ own self-directed pace.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)s

This module has

CME Credits available.

All modules are accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Credits can be converted to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

To start the conversion process, email the completed EACCME Credit Conversion Application to pra@ama-assn.org.

To see the full list of Spine Education Series Module’s please CLICK HERE

Have A Question?

We want to make sure that your registration process is a pleasant one, so if you have any trouble or a question, please email or call us at (630) 230-3600.