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2018 Northwestern 2-Day Open and Endoscopic Skull Base Cadaver Program
Masterclass
18.25 CME Credits
10
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Starts Mar 29, 2019 08:30 am
Ends Mar 30, 2019 07:30 pm
Location The Skull Base Lab at Northwestern University Chicago, United States
$500 - $1,000
What will you learn?
Review the surgical approaches (open and endoscopic) for complex, skull base pathologies. Recognize the advantages of a team-based approach for managing pre-, peri- and postoperative skull base pathologies. Demonstrate proficient endoscopic instrument handling and performing standard open skull base approaches.
Educational methods
Hands on, Cadaver, Lectures
Course overview

Join the Skull Base Team for this unique hands-on event. Enhance your knowledge and skills with open approaches and endoscopic endonasal surgical techniques to particular cranial base targets. 

This comprehensive, 2-day course is designed for both novice and experienced surgeons, residents and fellows. Dr. James Chandler and the Skull Base team will teach by didactic presentations, 3D and VR anatomy demonstrations and guided cadaveric dissection.

 

Accreditation Statement:

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

 

Credit Designation Statement:

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Trainees 500
Attending Physicians 1000
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FRIDAY MARCH 29th

 

7:00 am – 7:45 am

 

Registration & Breakfast

7:45 am – 8:00 am

Welcome/Course OverviewJames Chandler MD

 

MODULE 1: Sellar/Parasellar/Suprasellar Approaches

8:00 am – 8:30 am

3D AnatomyMichael Walsh MD

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Prosections

8:30 am Endoscopic Endonasal Sellar-Suprasellar Approach - Robert Kern, MD

9:00 am Transcranial Suprasellar Approach - Osaama Khan MD

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Anatomical Dissection in Lab

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

 

Lunch with Case Presentations

SPEAKERS – Robert Kern MD, Osaama Khan MD, Kevin Welch MD and James Chandler MD

 

MODULE 2: Anterior Cranial Base

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

3D Anatomy – Michael Walsh MD

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Prosections

2:00 pm Anterior Cranial Base Resection: Subfrontal Approach w/ Pericranial Flap –

James Chandler MD

2:30 pm Endoscopic Anterior Cranial Base Resection w/ Nasoseptal Flap –

James Chandler MD and Kevin Welch MD

3:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Anatomical Dissection in Lab

5:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Course Review – James Chandler MD

6:30 pm

Dinner with Faculty and Participants

 

SATURDAY MARCH 30th

 

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration & Breakfast

 

MODULE 3: Middle Cranial Fossa, Infratemporal Skull Base

8:00 am – 8:30 am

3D AnatomyMichael Walsh MD

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Prosections

8:30 am Endoscopic Endonasal Transpterygoid/Transmaxillary Approach to the Middle Cranial Fossa - Robert Kern MD and James Chandler MD

9:00 am Lateral Subtemporal Approach to the Middle Cranial Fossa –

Michael Walsh MD and Orin Bloch MD

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Anatomical Dissection in Lab

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch with Tumor Board Discussion

SPEAKERS – Michael Walsh MD, Orin Bloch MD, David Conley MD and James Chandler MD

 

MODULE 4: Transclival Approaches

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

3D Anatomy – Michael Walsh MD

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Prosections

2:00 pm Transpetrosal/Far Lateral Approach to the Clivus - Omar Arnaout, MD

2:30 pm Endoscopic Endonasal Transclival Approach –

David Conley MD and James Chandler MD

3:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Anatomical Dissection in Lab

5:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Course Review – James Chandler, MD

5:30 pm

Adjournment  

 

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Location
The Skull Base Lab at Northwestern University, 300 East Superior Street, Tarry 2-750, 60611, Chicago, United States

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