IONM and Current Trends in Pediatric Surgeries
Release date: August 30, 2017
Expiration date: August 30, 2018
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:
Understand the most common pediatric neurosurgical conditions
Determine what is best for intraoperative monitoring
Discuss the need to alert the surgeon in cases
Understand communication for intraoperative team
Faculty George Jallo, MD, Director, Johns Hopkins All Children's Institute for Brain Protection Sciences.
Accreditation and Designation
• 1.0 hour of ASNM CEUs*
• 1.0 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM (CME)
Continuing Medical Education Credit (CME): The American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring (ASNM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASNM designates this activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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). Please be advised it can take up to (6) six months to process CME credit.
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
George Jallo, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Patty Warf, RN MS, CNIM, FASNM, FASET, LSSGB, disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Angie Coleman, ASNM, disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Liz Tinley, ASNM, disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Craig Carroll, D.O., disclosed no financial relationships.
Leah Hanson, CNIM, FASET, disclosed employment with Rhythmlink.
Jack Hastings, MD, Independent Reviewer, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Method of Participation to Earn CME/CE Credit There are no fees or pre-requisites for participating in and receiving credit for this online live educational activity. Participants must:
1. Read the educational objectives and disclosure statements
2. Participate in the entire educational session
3. Complete the evaluation
4. Submit the evaluation to ASNM
Credit will be issued upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation. You will be emailed your activity certificate. This activity should take (1) hour to complete.
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