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Contemporary Management of Spinal Tumors

Starts: Fri 3:30PM CT (Apr 26, 2024) Ends: Sat 3:45PM CT (Apr 27, 2024) OnDemand

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This comprehensive course, developed in association with the NASS Section on Spine Oncology, presents the latest advances in surgical, medical and radiation oncology as they relate to spinal tumors and the importance of a multidisciplinary collaborative framework. Techniques, treatments, therapies, complications, risks and patient communications are covered in-depth.

The course also presents surgical demonstrations of the following procedures:

• Fenestrated/Expandable Screw Techniques (Open/Closed): Presented by Ilya Laufer, MD
• Separation Surgery: Presented by John H. Shin, MD
• Lumbar En Bloc Spondylectomy: Presented by Daniel G. Tobert, MD
• Sacrectomy Techniques: Presented by Raphaele Charest-Morin, MD


John H. Shin, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MS, US

Ilya Laufer, MD
NYU Lagone Health, New York, NY, US


Raphaele Charest-Morin, MD

Matthew L. Goodwin, MD, PhD, FACSM

Kristin Redmond, MD, MPH

Daniel M. Sciubba, MD

Daniel G. Tobert, MD

Christina Huang Wright, MD, MPH

Matthew Colman, MD

What You Will Learn

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

Understand the role of radiation and medical therapies for spinal tumors;

Describe the indications for surgery and recognize spine oncologic instability;

Identify how to counsel patients appropriately regarding survival, complications, and risks associated with surgery using available evidence;

Understand various surgical approaches and their technical advantages and limitation.


NASS courses are created to enhance physician understanding of the complexity of performing these procedures only. The course is not designed to certify that attendees are proficient in the procedures taught in the course. NASS strongly advises participants to continue to have proctoring, mentoring and additional experience prior to treating patients.


In accordance with guidelines recommended by the CME Committee and adopted by the Board of Directors, physicians in the following specialties only may enroll in this course: Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Radiology, Neurology, Orthopedic Surgery, and Neurosurgery.

 Price LevelRegistration Fees
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Registration: OnDemand Registration

 Member Doctor$1,038.00
 Member In-Training$1,038.00
 Non-Member Doctor$1,238.00
 Non-Member In-Training$1,238.00



Our Policy

Cancellation: No refunds.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)s

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education developed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The North American Spine Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

NASS designates this enduring activity for a maximum of

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.