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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.
This includes abstract presentations, symposia, and electronic posters, giving you a rich virtual meeting experience.
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.
Cancellation of registration must be submitted in writing via mail or email and must be postmarked or dated on or before September 28, 2018, to receive a refund less cancellation processing fee(s): conference registration $125 USD, preconference course $25 USD and/or Guest $25 USD.
There will be no refunds after September 28, 2018 regardless of cause.
Mail: 7075 Veterans Blvd., Burr Ridge, IL 60527.
Note: Registrations are not transferable; no substitutions can be accommodated.
Peak service every 10‐15 minutes. Off‐peak service every 30 minutes.
For shuttle info & special assistance, call (310) 466-4699 at least 60 min prior to pick up.
Contact: email@example.com or (800)545-1773 Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 6:00 pm (ET)
The only official housing provider for NASS 2018 is onPeak. When booking through onPeak, you will have housing support staff to assist you prior to your arrival as well as on-site staff should you require assistance with your hotel reservation while in Los Angeles. Other companies may attempt to present themselves as affiliates of NASS. onPeak is the only housing provider for NASS 2018.
Why You Should Stay in the NASS Contracted Hotel Block
How to Reserve Your Accommodations via onPeak
Hotels will not and cannot accept reservations directly. The only hotel rooms that can be reserved are the hotels that are in the NASS hotel program. The cutoff date for reservations is August 28, 2018; discounted rates may not apply after this date. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are subject to room availability. If the room blocks sell out prior to the cutoff date, NASS will secure another hotel for attendees. This is not a guarantee as it is based on rates and availability within the city of Los Angeles over our meeting dates.
Hotel Cancellation/Change Policy via onPeak Changes may be made to existing reservations online with the login credentials listed on your confirmation; by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 800-545- 1773 Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (ET). You must have the onPeak ID of the reservation you wish to change in order to make any modifications. Changes are based on availability and can be submitted to onPeak until early to mid-September—please reference your confirmation email for more details. After the date(s) specified in your reservation confirmation, further changes need to be communicated directly with the hotel. Cancellations to existing reservations must be made according to the individual hotel’s cancellation policy, which is also noted on your confirmation. Failure to cancel your reservation according to the hotel cancellation policy will result in a charge to your credit card.
Only persons registered for this meeting are admitted to the education sessions and meals. Badges must be worn at all times to gain admittance to all official NASS functions. Anyone found counterfeiting, copying or sharing badges, or using a Guest Badge when he/she is not eligible for a Guest Badge, may be subject to sanctions up to and including removal from the meeting and revocation of NASS membership.
Cancellation must be submitted via email by August 30, 2018 to receive a refund less cancellation processing fees of conference $125; Hands-On Workshops $75; Instructional Courses $25; Guest Registration $50; and One-Day Registration ($50). Registrations are not transferable and there are no substitutions.
Registrations are not transferable. Email or call (630) 230-3600 to modify your registration, e.g., add an Instructional Course/Hand-on Workshop, ondemand recordings or edit spelling of name. This function cannot be processed online
The material presented at this event is for educational purposes only. The material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, method or procedure appropriate for the medical situations discussed; rather, it is intended to present an approach, view, statement or opinion of the faculty that may be helpful to others who face similar situations.
By attending this Event you acknowledge and agree to grant NASS the right to record, film, photograph or capture your likeness in any media now available and hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use or otherwise globally to disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from you or any payment to you. This grant to NASS includes, but is not limited to, the right to edit such media, the right to use the media alone or together with other information, and the right to allow others to use and/or disseminate the media.
NASS disclaims any and all liability for injury or other damages to any individual attending the meeting and for all claims which may arise out of the use of the techniques demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by physicians or any other person.
To receive resident and fellow pricing, please fax a letter on letterhead from your program director to (630) 230-3709 with your program status. If you are not in our database, please Create a New Contact. After you created a contact, please Let Us Know that you faxed us the letter.
Unauthorized recording, reproduction or distribution of content created at or affiliated with NASS’ Annual Meeting is expressly prohibited without the prior express written permission of NASS.
Exhibitors will receive a copy of meeting attendee’s name, physical mailing address, and specialty after the meeting has concluded.
The workshops are for physicians only. If you register for a hands-on workshop and you are not a physician, your workshop registration will be cancelled and your credit card will be credited the payment amount.
Each year, NASS brings together leading spine authorities representing a multidisciplinary community of spine specialists at its Annual Meeting. The onsite Press Room will include a media-only work area with complimentary beverages, device charging stations, and printer access.. Credentialed journalists can participate in the continental breakfast and lunch breaks with conference attendees. NASS staff will be present to help you arrange interviews with spokespeople and presenters onsite.
Only conference staff, credentialed media and presenter interviewees will be allowed in the press room. Members of the media, advertising staff and exhibitors cannot host meetings in the press room. Please take a look at our Press Releases
Members of the media covering NASS 2018 are required to sign and submit a copy of the Registration Form. and email it to Nicolle Heller
For Health Care Providers and interested parties who cannot attend the physical meeting. The Virtual option does not allow access to the discounted NASS hotel rate, attendance at the physical meeting.
AMA Category 1 Credits- Wednesday (8), Thursday (6), Friday (7.5) OR Saturday (4)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of 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.
The North American Spine Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the U.S. to participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Additional credit may be obtained by attending the additional Hands-on course: Evaluation and Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity: Skull to Sacrum
NASS is proud to offer continuing education units (CEUs) to accommodate nonphysician attendees’ certification requirements. The following indicates the status of CEU accreditation for nonphysician attendees. Requirements vary for other allied health and advanced practice providers; please contact your licensing organization for their requirements.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts Category 1 credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™ for the Physician’s Recognition Award from organizations, such as NASS, accredited by the ACCME.
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and the North American Spine Society. AXIS Medical Education 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.
Credit Designation for Nursing: AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 16.5 contact hours.
Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.
AXIS Contact Information: For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at 954-281-7524 or email@example.com.
NASS has applied for approval from Southern California University Health System for chiropractic credit from select states. Approval information will be available soon. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on a list to notify when approvals are finalized