This interactive online course will alleviate the fear and concern towards adopting MIS surgery. Starting with the basics, it then proceeds to a series of case presentations by the faculty, discussing 4 common pathologies (lumbar discectomy, lumbar stenosis, spine fracture and spondylolisthesis) traditionally managed with open surgery. Faculty will incorporate the advantages of the procedure and how it benefitted the patient. Also addressed will be strategies to avoid the possible complications for each approach. This course is self-paced and will take up to two hours to complete.
Nathaniel Brooks, MD
Paul Park, MD
Roger Hartl, MD
Khoi Than, MD
Michael Steinmetz, MD
Frank Phillips, MD
Discuss the scope of minimally invasive spine surgery
Recall steps for patient selection
Describe benefits of MIS for patients
Formulate an optimal approach for each pathology
This online course is directed towards all the spine surgeons who would like to pursue Minimally Invasive Spine (MIS) Surgery in their practice but have no prior experience. This course will provide the breadth of MIS surgery options available for the common pathologies encountered during the practice. The course is also targeted towards the ARNP/PA in the clinic, enabling them to identify candidate patients for MIS surgery for optimal planning.
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The North American Spine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The North American Spine Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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