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UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS SPINE INSTITUTE'S 1ST ANNUAL COMPREHENSIVE SPINE CARE FORUM

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday October 6, 2018
8:00 am – 12 noon

Tri-C Corporate College East
4400 Richmond Road
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

 

PROGRAM AGENDA

7:30 am Registration and Breakfast

8:00 am Welcome & Introduction
Christopher Furey, MD

8:05 am Evaluation of Spine Patients
Nicholas Ahn, MD

8:20 am Cervical Spine Disease (Radiculopathy & Myelopathy)
Zachary Gordon, MD

8:35 am Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Manish Kasliwal, MD

8:50 am Question & Answer
Drs. Ahn, Gordon, and Kasliwal

9:00 am Spinal Infections
Gabriel Smith, MD

9:15 am Metastatic Disease of the Spine
Christina Cheng, MD

9:30 am Question & Answer
Drs. Smith and Cheng

9:45 am Refreshment Break

9:55 am Basics of Pain Management
Ankit Maheshwari, MD

10:05 am Medication Use for Acute and Chronic Back Pain
Melinda Lawrence, MD

10:15 am Question & Answer
Drs. Maheshwari & Lawrence

10:30 am The Role of Physiatry in Acute and Chronic Back Pain
Edwin Capulong, MD

10:45 am Physical Therapy for Spinal Conditions
Benjamin Cooksey, PT, OCS

11:00 am Acute Low Back Pain in a Young Adult
Panel Discussion

11:15 am Acute Sciatica in a Young Adult
Panel Discussion

11:30 am Chronic Low Back Pain
Panel Discussion

11:45 am Neurogenic Claudication in an Elderly Patient
Panel Discussion

12:00 pm Final Remarks / Conclusion

 


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Be familiar with the Multidisciplinary approach to care provided by the University Hospitals of Cleveland Spine Institute
  • Recognize the clinical and radiographic presentations of spinal disorders
  • Delineate the differences between elective and urgent spinal conditions, including myelopathy and radiculopathy
  • Discuss the initial diagnostic approaches to common spinal conditions and subsequent referral strategies
  • Identify treatment indications and strategies for spine disorders including both operative and non-operative options, as presented by experts from multiple disciplines


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Any physician or allied healthcare personnel who treats patients with spinal disorders and those who have an interest in broadening their knowledge of the state of the art approach to diagnosis and management of spine disease.

 

FACULTY

Christopher G. Furey, MD
Course Director
Director, University Hospitals Spine Institute, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Professor & Henry H. Bohlman M.D. Endowed Chair
Department of Orthopedic Surgery CWRU School of Medicine

Nicolas Ahn, MD
UH Spine Instituite, Department of Orthopedics
Director, Spine Fellowship Program, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Professor, Orthopaedics, CWRU School of Medicine

Edwin Capulong, MD
UH Spine Institute
UH Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation-Spine Medicine
Interim Medical Director, UH Rehabilitation Hospital
Assistant Professor, Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine

Christina Cheng, MD
UH Spine Institute, Department of Orthopaedics
Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
Benjamin Cooksey, PT, OCS
Physical Therapist, UH Rehabilitation Services
UH St. John Medical Center

Zachary Gordon, MD
UH Spine Institute, Department of Orthopaedics
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery,
CWRU School Of Medicine

Manish Kasliwal, MD
UH Spine Institute
UH Department of Neurological Surgery
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, CWRU School of Medicine

Melinda Lawrence, MD
UH Spine Institute
Program Director, Anesthesiology Pain Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, CWRU School of Medicine

Ankit Maheshwari, MD
UH Spine Institute
Anesthesiology Pain Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, CWRU School of Medicine

Gabriel Smith, MD
UH Spine Institute
Neurological Surgery, UH St. John Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, CWRU School of Medicine


POLICY DISCLOSURE

The policy of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME Program requires that the Activity Director, planning committee members and all activity faculty (that is, anyone in position to control the content of the educational activity) disclose to the activity participants all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Disclosure will be made to activity participants prior to the commencement of the activity. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME Program also requires that faculty make clinical recommendations based on the best available scientific evidence and that faculty identify any discussion of “off-label” or investigational use of pharmaceutical products or medical devices.

Continuing Education Case Western Reserve University School of Medicne is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


There is no fee to participate in this program but preregistration is required.

REGISTER ONLINE 


Questions? Email medcme@case.edu