The presenting faculty will discuss neuroanesthesia specifically in regards to peri-operative risk evaluation and management. Only AANS and SNS members are eligible for CME credit.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
J. Randall Curtis, MD MPH
Professor of Medicine
University of Washington
It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities. Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual's proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual's participation. All participating authors, reviewers, and advisors are expected to disclose to the activity audience any potential conflict of interest related to the content. All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.
Speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have disclosed a relationship* with commercial interests whose products may have a relevance to their presentation are listed below.
|FACULTY||DISCLOSURE||TYPE OF RELATIONSHIP|
|J. Randall Curtis, MD, MPH||No relationships to disclose|
|ONLINE CONTENT COMMITTEE||DISCLOSURE||TYPE OF RELATIONSHIP|
|Ralph G. Dacey Jr., MD||NIH||Grants/Research Support|
|Stereotaxis, Inc.||Stock Shareholder (Directly Purchased)|
||Other Financial or Material Support
|Robert E. Harbaugh, MD, FACS, FAHA||Codman, Inc.
|CHYNA, LLC||Other Financial or Material Support|
|Integra Foundation||Grants/Research Support|
|Micromechatronics, Inc.||Stock Shareholder (Directly Purchased)|
|Robert L. Martuza, MD||Ceregene||Consultant|
|Vincent C. Traynelis, MD||Medtronic Sofamor Danek||Consultant|
|Medtronic Sofamor Danek||Other Financial or Material Support|
Speakers, their paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests:
Charles Joseph Hodge, Jr., MD
Kim J. Burchiel, MD, FACS
William F. Chandler, MD, FACS
Dennis D. Spencer, MD
Philip R. Weinstein MD
H. Richard Winn, MD
*Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.
The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.
The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AANS designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Term of approval is for three years, until 03.27.2012, from beginning distribution date of 03.27.2009, with option of renewal upon review of the activity.
After completing the activity, AANS members will be able to take a CME test by logging onto MyAANS.org. Upon successful completion of the test, the CME will automatically be reflected in your record and you can print a certificate.
Time to complete this activity varies by learner. For this activity you may earn up to 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
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