Intra-operative Neuromonitoring for Neuromodulation Procedures
Release date: March 14, 2018
Expiration date: March 14, 2019
Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour
Target Audience Neurophysiological monitoring benefits in adult surgical procedures is well known, especially for the spinal pathology. There is little reported about the role of intraoperative monitoring for pediatric neurosurgical cases. The speaker will describe his preference for IONM and benefits in pediatric pathological conditions.
Learning Objectives At the completion of this activity, the participants will:
Protocols for IONM and SCS
Protocols for IONM and DRG
Faculty Steven Falowski, Director, Functional Neurosurgery, St. Lukes University Health Network.
Accreditation and Designation
• 1.0 hour of ASNM CEUs*
ASNM Continuing Education Credit: ASNM is an ABRET approved provider of continuing education for their IONM related credentials. ABRET is the credentialing board for Electroencephalographic (EEG) Technologists, Evoked Potential (EP) Technologists, and Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring (CNIM) Technologists, Long Term Monitoring (CLTM) Technologists, and Autonomic Testing Professionals (CAP). Such crediting, however, should not be construed by program participants as endorsement of any type of instruments or supplies mentioned or involved in these presentations. Please be advised that for continuing education hours to apply towards the EEG test, they must be ASET CEUs; however, ASNM CEUs are eligible for the recertification of the EEG credential as well as towards CNIM and EP credentials and recertification.
To receive credit, you must take the evaluation at the end of the webinar. The evaluation will pop-up after the webinar has finished. Once you take the webinar the system will send you your attendance certificate. American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring (ASNM).
If you need to close out of the webinar, please use the “X” in the webinar window – see picture below. *For more information on ASNM CEUs, please visit www.ASNM.org/ASNMCEUs. These CEUs are recognized and accepted by ABRET, however, ASET does not track these credits in their transcript system. It is your personal responsibility to do so.
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Commercial Support None
Steven Falowski, MD, FAAN, has disclosed consultant income from Abbott, Medtronic, Saluda and Nevro; research income from Medtronic, St. Jude, and Saluda; royalties from Springer; ownership in Neural Integrative Solutions, LLC.
Patty Warf, RN MS, CNIM, FASNM, FASET, LSSGB, disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Kent Rice, has disclosed investment income from NuVasive.
Carol Ingmanson ASNM, disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Maureen Howard, ASNM, disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
James Lowe, BS, EEG/EP T., CNIM, CLTM, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Jay Shils, PhD, has disclosed income from Elsevier, research income from Medtronic; consultant income from Globus; advisory board income from Engineurix.
Craig Carroll, DO, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Larry Wierzbowski, Aud, DABNM, FASNM, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Rich Toleikis, PhD, Independent Reviewer, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Disclaimer The opinions expressed in the enduring educational activity are those of the faculty. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Further, attendees/participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program.
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