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Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

Webinars

 

Upcoming Webinars for Professionals

 

June 12, 2018 | 7:00pm CDT


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Improving Value of Scoliosis Care: Real Life Lessons from the Field
In partnership with POSNA

This webinar will focus on what constitutes value, and how it can be created through standardization and improvement of practice with special reference to pediatric and adult spinal deformity care.

Tentative Agenda:

  • What is Value, How is it Measured, and Why Does it Matter?
    Jim Sanders, MD
  • Improving Value Through Team Performance - CUSP
    Michael Vitale, MD, MPH and Lisa McCloud
  • Using Lean Process to Improve AIS Care Value
    Matthew Oetgen, MD
  • Teams and Lean to Improve High Cost OR Throughput
    Jack Flynn, MD
  • Decreasing Blood Loss and the Value Proposition
    Suken Shah, MD
  • Standard Work and Minimizing Cost in Complex Patients
    Nick Fletcher, MD
  • Improving Value in Adult Spine Care
    Rajiv Sethi, MD

 

June 23, 2018 | 10:00am CDT

Early Onset Scoliosis - Challenges and Controversies

Moderator: James Sanders, MD


 

Previous Webinars for Professionals

 

Intraspinal Anomalies and Spine Deformity

 

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Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  1. Analyze the variety of intraspinal anomalies seen and determine the best management strategies for the most common.
  2. Classify the types of split cord malformations seen and when these should be treated prior to spine deformity correction.
  3. Discuss strategies to minimize neurologic complications in patients with intraspinal anomaly and scoliosis.

Intraspinal Anomalies Webinar Agenda (click here to view the full webinar program)

  • Welcome & Introduction
    Amer F. Samdani, MD
  • Most Common Intraspinal Anomalies
    Steven W. Hwang, MD
  • Chiari/Syrinx and Scoliosis: Management Strategies
    Daniel J. Sucato, MD
  • Split Cord Malformation: When to Remove Prior to Deformity Correction
    Muharrem Yazici, MD
  • Devere Deformity and Intraspinal Anomaly: Role of VCR
    Amer F. Samdani, MD
  • Questions & Panel Discussion

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the sponsorship of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS). SRS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) designates this web activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. The physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Only those who participated in the live stream of the webinar can claim CME. Those who only viewed the recorded version can not.

 

Casting for Early Onset Scoliosis – Why, When and How

 

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Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify both the indications and the contraindications of cast treatment of early onset scoliosis.
  2. Describe the important technical aspects of applying a proper scoliosis cast.
  3. Discuss common pitfalls in scoliosis casting and how to avoid them.
  4. Determine when scoliosis casting should be abandoned and other methods used instead.

Casting Webinar Agenda

  • Introduction
    Robert P. Huang, MD & James O. Sanders, MD
  • Natural History
    James O. Sanders, MD
  • Role of Casting in EOS
    Charles E. Johnston, MD
  • EDF Casting Technique
    Jacques D’Astous, MD
  • Results of EDF Casting
    Peter F. Sturm, MD
  • Questions & Panel Discussion

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the sponsorship of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS). SRS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) designates this web activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.